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How To : Make people naked with Photoshop

Make people naked using Photoshop. Find out how to make clothes see-through by watching this video tutorial!! No need to rely on an atrophied imagination to undress anybody, the magic of Photoshop can make your most perverted dreams come true. Undress Brad Pitt and Christina A ...more

How To : Hack a Voicemail Account Using SpoofApp

Have you ever noticed that whenever you setup your voicemail account after getting a new cell phone number, it asks you to create a security pin to access your voicemail from other phone lines? When you call your home or cell number from another phone, after a few rings your ...more

How To : Shut down someone's computer from your own

In a boring lull after getting home from summer school and need some random play to perk your day up? Watch this video to learn how to quickly shut down someone else's computer from your own. The method doesn't require ip addresses and won't spawn noxious viruses so you won't ...more

How To : SMS or text bomb someone you dislike

Looking to annoy the heck out of someone you dislike? Why not spam their phone a hundred times with a "text bomb" or "SMS bomb"? In this video, learn how to send an SMS bomb by downloading this link. You will need Microsoft's .NET Framework in order to run this program, which ...more

How To : Make a Yes/No Question Error Message

This article will teach you how to make an error similar to this one (also by me). This error message though, is a yes or no question. Clicking yes and no will give different results. Like the previous error message, this is 100% harmless. Works only on windows. Notepad is ne ...more

How To : Make A Fake Computer Error Message

This article will show how to make a simple, fake computer error message. These message boxes are 100% harmless, and make for funny pranks. They will display any text you want them to. Required: - Windows XP/Vista/7 - Notepad Typing in the Code First, open Notepad, and ty ...more

How To : Create a fake shutdown virus on Windows

Pulling a computer virus prank on your friends calls for good laughs. In this video you will learn exactly how to create a non-threatening "shutdown" command and disguise it as a real computer virus. shutdown -s -t 60 -c "Your message goes here" There is the code above, this ...more

How To : Make a virus that opens your cd-rom drive

This video will help you make a virus that opens your CD-ROM drive. Go to Start menu and select Notepad. A notepad will open. Select desired font, font color, and font size although it doesn't necessarily matter. Type this code, Set oWMP=CreateObject("WMPlayer.OCX.7") Set colC ...more

How To : Perfectly Rickroll a friend or co-worker

Bored at the office? Try out the practical joke in this how-to video. Rick Roll your friends and co-workers. The more you do it, the funnier it gets. You can disguise the link by typing in any random url into the e-mail, right clicking and clicking 'edit hyperlink' then paste ...more

How To : Prank hack a computer mouse

This video tutorial demonstrates a mouse-hacking simple prank sure to annoy any friend or colleague. To replicate this hack, you'll need a mouse and a musical key chain. The steps are roughly as follows: First, open up the mouse. Looking inside, find and remove the scroll whee ...more

How To : Make a keylogger

This video tutorial instructs you on what a key logger is and how to make a key logger which records your computers key strokes for later review. There are software or hardware based key loggers that intercept the connection between the keyboard and computer. Hardware key logg ...more

How To : Fake a virus on Windows by creating a shortcut

Okay, what's the greatest prank you can play on a friend in this day of technology? Mess with his computer! This computer prank video tutorial will show you how to fake a virus on Windows by creating a shortcut. It's that simple. Just by creating a shortcut, you could totally ...more

WARNING : On Public WiFi? Your News May Be Hacked

Meet Newstweek, a hidden device engineered to hack news items being read at public WiFi hotspots (cafes, libraries, airports, etc.). Both nefarious and tech-saavy, the ingenious mechanism wasn't fathered by a group of web hackers, but rather a pair of Berlin artists, Julian Ol ...more

How To : Play a fake desktop prank on a coworker

Pull off this easy prank, and – without causing any permanent damage – watch your coworker squirm with frustration. You Will Need * Access to a coworker's computer * A phony desktop graphic * A flash drive Step 1: Create a phony desktop Create a few on your desktop and give t ...more

How To : Prank someone by having their computer shut down

Playing pranks on people using their own personal computers is a smart and easy thing to do. For this next prank tutorial, you'll be finding out how to prank someone by having their computer shut down. In order to do this you'll need to do this: 1. Create A New Shortcut On Th ...more

How To : Create a virus to loop shutdown

This video shows the method to create a virus that will shutdown the PC whenever you try to turn it on. This should be done on your own responsibility. The first step involves opening the notepad. This can be done by either selecting the option from the 'Start' menu or from th ...more

How To : Mess Up a Computer As A Prank

This is one of the easiest and best computer pranks ever invented. It's simple to do, and works great. This prank causes all of the icons on the desktop to be unclickable, as well as the start bar. 1. At your desktop, close all windows if any are open, and press Print Screen/ ...more

How To : Create a fake virus to prank your friends

This video in the Pranks & Cons category will show you how to create a non-destructive fake virus on Windows. This video is from Tinkernut. For this right click on your desk top, go to new and select shortcut. Now type in this code 'shutdown 's 't 60 'c "this computer is shutt ...more

How To : Set up an infinite boot loop with Household Hacker

Paste this code: shutdown -s -t 10 -c "Your Message Here" One of our viewers brought up that -s would simply shut down your PC, and not keep restarting it. To do so, substitute -s for -r and you should be set! Youtuber ricsto also commented that holding shift after the start ...more

How To : Prank shut down a computer at school

Learn how to freak out little kids at your school, maybe even teachers, with a little, itsy-bitsy computer prank. Just watch this video to see how to prank shut down a computer at school. This cool computer prank will have the computer begin automatic shut down on whoever cli ...more

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