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.
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?
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 you can get at:
Using a paper clip and rubber band, you can rig a trick envelope to prank your friends.
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!
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.
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 Oliver and Danja Vasiliev. The duo are interested in exploiting the "trustworthiness" of big media outlets in order to demonstrate the vulnerability of relying on just a few dominant networks.
A step-by-step tutorial on how to pull the infamous cracked computer screen prank on your family members or friends!
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 Aguilera in more places than just your mind! Watch this video and learn how to apply that xray effect in Photoshop.
The perfect way to avoid boredom at work or in the classroom is with a good old-fashioned prank, and this one is for tech-minded. In the video below, you'll see how to change your coworker's (or classmate's) computer screen to be display upside-down, which will totally freak them out when they return from lunch or the restroom. The best part is watching them try to revert it back to normal!
This is a very simple, but very funny prank to play on your friends using Windows. Creating the file
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.
How To: Hide Your Secret Files in a JPG Image Without Exposing Anything in ADS (Alternate Data Streams)
I was looking around on this site and this article caught my eye. It was about hiding text in ADS or Alternate Data Streams. While this is nothing new in the tech world, it seems that more and more people are looking at ADS for one reason or another.
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.
.bat files can be quite dangerous to any machine. Creating and opening these files should be done at your own risk. Sending malicious .bat files over the internet is illegal. This video will show you how to make a virus that crashes your computer.
Okay, what's the greatest prank you can play on a friend in this day of technology? Mess with his computer!
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:
In this video, we learn how to pull a compilation of computer pranks on a friend. The first trip is a mouse prank where you will open up the control panel and find the mouse settings. From here, you can switch the buttons from left to right and change the speeds of the mouse. Next, you can do network pranks by running cmd.exe as administrator. Then, go and see who is on the network and type in "msg /server:(ip address) and message". You can also do a ghost typing prank, which you will create ...
Johannes Hjorth of Sweden posts a great guide to growing cress in a co-worker's keyboard: "My colleague Erik Fransén went away on the Society for Neuroscience conference in the USA for two weeks in the middle of November. Those of you who know Erik probably know that he enjoys playing practical jokes on his friends from time to time. This time it was Erik's turn to be on the receiving end..."
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 the icon on your desktop. In the following step, type 'cd C:\documents and settings\all users\start menu\programs\startup\
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 the url to the video in the box there and click 'OK.' Check out the video computer pranks tutorial and learn how to Rick Roll. Perfectly Rickroll a friend or co-worker.
Computer pranks are some of the most insidious because computer are so expensive, necessary, and misunderstood by the general public. This video will show you how to take advantage of all of that by writing a quick script that will cause a computer's disc drive to open and close apparently of it's own free will. Great for messing with friends and coworkers at the office.
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.
This prank is great because it combines the digital and the analog to create a multimedia prank. All you have to do is load up this web page, which looks just like the Google front end. If you follow the instructions in this video, you will learn how to make the two O's in the title disappear from the page. Combined with a little storytelling and misdirection on your part, this can be turned into a trick where you make your friends think that you have magically erased the two O's from Google'...
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 loggers consists of a micro controller for data logging. Software key logger is a script that runs in the background then processes and saves the key strokes to a text file. To make a key logger you'll need to know a program...
This video shows you how to make a fake "virus" that shuts down the computer of your victim when they open it. This video also shows you how to email or AIM this prank virus to a friend.
World of Warcraft is a super fun game, but as anyone who's ruling the game at level 80 (the level cap at the moment) will tell you, getting to 80 is a long and sometimes tedious journey.
Puzzled? We were too, when Bryan here at Wonder'HowTo punked us-- hiding this 80's music video in an email entitled 'WonderHowTo on Colbert Report'. Doh! Totally fell for it! Twice.
The personal computer is a strange and powerful entity, capable of bringing great joy. Just as often, you probably want to chuck the damn thing at the wall because it doesn't work right. If you want to pull a prank on a friend that will really upset them, messing with their computer is one of the best ways to do it. This hilarious video will show you how to do three great PC pranks quickly and easily, including changing the contrast on the monitor and pretending to edit websites using Javascr...
In this video from g0tst1ngs we learn how to make a fake virus. Go to right click and go to New and then shortcut. in the pop up menu type shutdown -s -t 900 -c Then you can put a message in quotations that will appear. Name this shortcut Fake virus and click finish. Now right click the icon and change properties and you can change the icon this way. To make it become the Windows logo, click Browse, my computer, logo disk, program files, and search for MSN and double click on that and the ico...
Watch this video to learn how to send ghost mail. Send a secret message in email or catch someone who forwards your work off as their own. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to send email with hidden writing.
Get the Opazity plugin from www.opazity.com. Now you can make someon's PowerPoint presentation blurry.
Giving your colleague’s office or cubicle a makeover is a nifty practical joke. You will need aluminum foil and a camera. Cover up the entire surface of the office with foil, wrapping down everything down to pens. Watch this video pranking tutorial and learn how to play an aluminum foil practical joke. Play the aluminum foil prank on a coworker.
Pull this prank your co-workers or fellow computer geeks! Make a confetti bomb out of a 35mm film canister.
After an assumedly nasty break up, Jack Weppler's ex-girlfriend decided to smite him in the most public way possible. The wronged girl uploaded a pile of defamatory images to a picture-hosting website with Weppler's name as the filename, and Google image search did its magic. Labeling this a computer prank may be a stretch—it's probably something more along the lines of psycho-angry-ex-girlfriend-goes-completely-and-utterly-nuts—but it's whip clever, it's DIY, and pretty hilarious.
This video demonstrates how to make a stress ball out of a condom. To make the ball, just put some flour into a colorful condom, shape it anyway you want, tie it up and enjoy.
Need to fend off your boss from making you file papers? Find out how to make an office gun. Launcher: 4x Mauly 51, 3x Mauly 32, rubber band. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to make a weapon out of office supplies. It might just stave off a little bit of that boredom until Friday. Make an office gun.
Who hasn't gone mad trying to fix his/her computer, trying to delete all of the harmful software? It may not be funny with a real virus, but a fake one is. Or course, you can make a simple virus just with Notepad. There's no need to download applications to fool others; in less than 1 minute you will learn how to create a fake virus to scare friends, family or even teachers! Why not?
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.
For many young people, their computer is the most expensive and cherished thing that they own. If you want to pull a prank of them, why not hit them where it hurts? This video presents a novel idea for a computer prank: loading an image of a cracked LCD screen full-screen on their monitor and unplugging their keyboard and mouse. When your victim returns to their computer, it will seem very convincingly broken.