Creating a Windows Master Control Panel shortcut .{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}

The Windows Master Control Panel, also known as Windows God Mode, or the All Tasks folder is a shortcut to access a variety of control settings found in any operating system later then Windows Vista.

It is one of those stories that hits the blogosphere and spins; however the background for the registry key “ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C”  was actually just an “All Tasks“-page created by Windows developers to make it easier to find what was needed.

So if you use the search box in the “Control Panel“-window, see illustration below. It will leverage the key “ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C“.

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The key that it looks up you can find it under:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}

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So now let’s create and give you a shortcut to the blogosphere’s godmode, or the Windows developers “All Task”-folder.

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