|This is a nifty little feature I just came across and verified with my Windows 7 installation. With Microsoft's recent updates, they are hiding more and more of the nitty gritty details making you either search for them or in futile simply switch back to classic view from within control panel. To the rescue is recently discovered GodMode setting and works with any Windows 7 version.
Simply create a folder anywhere on your harddrive and rename it to the following guid:
Once, you do this, you'll see the folder's icon changes to a icon similar to the control panel and once you double click you have quick access to a plethora of Windows customization options.