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    Control Panel All Tasks Shortcut - Create in Windows 10

    Control Panel All Tasks Shortcut - Create in Windows 10

    How to Create a Control Panel All Tasks Shortcut in Windows 10
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    How to Create a Control Panel All Tasks Shortcut in Windows 10

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    All Tasks is a list of all available Control Panel items on your PC.

    This tutorial will show you how to create or download a Control Panel All Tasks (aka "God mode") shortcut in Windows 10.


    CONTENTS:
    • Option One: To Download "Control Panel All Tasks" Shortcut
    • Option Two: To Create "Control Panel All Tasks" Shortcut
    • Option Three: To Create "Control Panel All Tasks" Folder Shortcut



    EXAMPLE: Control Panel All Tasks
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    Control Panel All Tasks Shortcut - Create in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Control Panel All Tasks Shortcut - Create in Windows 10
    To Download "Control Panel All Tasks" Shortcut

    1. Click/tap on the Download button below to download the .zip file below.

    Control_Panel_All_Tasks_shortcut.zip

    download

    2. Save the .zip file to your desktop.

    3. Unblock the .zip file..

    4. Open the .zip file, and extract (drag and drop) the shortcut to your desktop.

    5. You can Pin to Taskbar, Pin to Start, add to All apps, add to Quick Launch, assign a keyboard shortcut to, or move this shortcut to where you like for easy use.

    6. When finished, you can delete the downloaded .zip file if you like.








    Control Panel All Tasks Shortcut - Create in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Control Panel All Tasks Shortcut - Create in Windows 10
    To Create "Control Panel All Tasks" Shortcut

    1. Right click or press and hold on an empty area on your desktop, and click/tap on New and Shortcut.

    2. Copy and paste the location below into the location area, and click/tap on Next. (see screenshot below)

    %windir%\explorer.exe shell:::{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}

    Name:  New_Shortcut-1.jpg
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    3. Type Control Panel All Tasks for the name, and click/tap on the Finish button. (see screenshot below)
    NOTE: You could name this shortcut anything you would like though.

    Name:  New_Shortcut-2.jpg
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    4. Right click or press and hold on the new shortcut, and click/tap on Properties.

    5. Click/tap on the Shortcut tab, then click/tap on the Change Icon button. (see screenshot below)

    Name:  New_Shortcut-3.jpg
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    6. In the line under "Look for icons in this file", copy and paste the location below, and press Enter. (see screenshot below)

    %windir%\System32\imageres.dll

    Name:  New_Shortcut-4.jpg
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    7. Select the icon highlighted in blue above, and click/tap on OK. (see screenshot above)
    NOTE: You could use any icon that you would like instead though.

    8. Click/tap on OK. (see screenshot below step 5)

    9. You can Pin to Taskbar, Pin to Start, add to All apps, add to Quick Launch, assign a keyboard shortcut to it, or move this shortcut to where you like for easy use.




    Control Panel All Tasks Shortcut - Create in Windows 10 OPTION THREE Control Panel All Tasks Shortcut - Create in Windows 10
    To Create "Control Panel All Tasks" Folder Shortcut

    1. Right click or press and hold on an empty area on your desktop, then click/tap on New and Folder.

    2. Copy the name below.

    Control Panel All Tasks.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}

    3. Right click on the New Folder, click on Rename, paste the name above, and press Enter.

    4. You can Pin to Start, add to All apps, Pin to Quick access, add to Quick Launch, or move this shortcut to where you like for easy use.


    That's it,
    Shawn



  1. Joined : Jul 2014
    Belo Horizonte
    Posts : 710
    Windows 10 Build 14267
       2015-02-06 #1

    Thanks !

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  2.    2015-02-06 #2

    Hey Shawn, where's the Metro version?!
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  3. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,388
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       2015-02-06 #3

    Edwin said: View Post
    Hey Shawn, where's the Metro version?!


    Settings - Open in Windows 10
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  4.    2015-02-06 #4

    Brink said: View Post
    Edwin said: View Post
    Hey Shawn, where's the Metro version?!


    Settings - Open in Windows 10
    Good answer! Ten points!
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  5. Joined : Jan 2015
    Posts : 194
    Win10
       2015-05-12 #5

    Control Panel tasks


    Edwin said: View Post
    Good answer! Ten points!
    Are you guys re-inventing GodMode
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  6. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,388
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       2015-05-12 #6

    Hello Roger,

    Not sure what you mean?
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  7. Joined : Jan 2015
    Posts : 194
    Win10
       2015-05-12 #7

    Control Panel tasks


    Brink said: View Post
    Hello Roger,

    Not sure what you mean?
    GodMode lists 252 CP items in Win8.1 and Win10 has a list of 245 items. It's hard to believe that anything has been left out
    I've been using it since Ed Bott published it, in Win7, Win8.1 and now in Win10. What does it miss that's causing concern
    Have I been missing something all these years
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  8.    2015-05-13 #8

    I never really used or needed GodMode up until they started depreciating Control Panel features in Build 10074.
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  9. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,388
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       2015-05-13 #9

    Roger,

    Yeah, as more and more Control Panel items get deprecated, the "All tasks" (God Mode) list will shrink. Eventually, everything will be in the Setting app instead. However, I'm sure that there will still be ways to open these items directly.
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