This is a slightly different post, but something I came across a few weeks ago was this post about Windows 7 God Mode.
In short God Mode is a way of accessing all the aspects of your PC you could need in one convenient place. All you need do is spend 30 seconds to set it up.
- Create a new folder anywhere desktop is probably the best location).
- Rename the folder by pasting this name exactly as it appears (copy it first):
Once you have done this you will have a Control Panel icon that has all the controls in one place. It is very useful – especially when you then search through it.