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..."
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.
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.
Here’s a quick and easy way to rattle your office mate and get some good laughs at the same time. Booby trap a coworker’s chair.
Prank a computer keyboard with some matches and rig it to start smoking when someone starts typing on it.
Pull this prank your co-workers or fellow computer geeks! Make a confetti bomb out of a 35mm film canister.
Want to play a computer trick on someone? Here's a cool video that teaches you how to make a fun virus, nothing harmful, that will shut a windows xp machine down. Make a harmless fake 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.
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 ...
Does one of your coworkers at the office really make you mad? Do you want to mess with them at the office without having to destroy any property? This video can help. It will show you how to quickly create a fake wallpaper on someone's computer with Windows XP, which will infuriate them for a long time if they aren't very computer-saavy or familiar with this prank. Try it out and marvel at the hilarious results.
Pull off this easy prank, and – without causing any permanent damage – watch your coworker squirm with frustration.
Okay, what's the greatest prank you can play on a friend in this day of technology? Mess with his computer!
Send a little dose of system shutdown to your friends or foes using these codes!
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.
If you know someone who loves their computer and has a fear of being shot dead in a firefight, watch this video! It will show you a great prank to pull on just such a person. All you have to do is change the login sound on their computer to something terrifying, like gunshots, crank the volume, and wait for your victim to attempt to log on to their computer. Hilarity and fear will ensue.
Watch this video tutorial to learn how to play the Google language computer prank on a coworker. Change your colleague's Google settings with this easy prank, and watch their head spin!
Some tricks which you can play to your coworkers in the office including: turning Windows on to high contrast mode, creating a fake desktop, and pulling a fake delete prank.
You just need to be cute and have a can of fart spray to pull this classic off.
This video will show you how to make a FAKE Internet Explorer Icon that whenever its clicked will immediately shut down the computer. When the icon replaces the real one, users will be tricked into restarting their computer every time.
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.
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.
Garry's Mod is one of the most popular mods of all time, and has extended the life of the SOURCE Engine family of games by years despite their fairly outdated technology. THis video will teach you how to pull a great prank on your fellow multiplayer players online by creating a level full of comical traps for them to trigger and be confounded by while you laugh and enjoy your pwnage. Pull a prank on your fellow players in Garry's Mod.
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 shutting down; save your work", click next. This code is actually for shutting down the computer. But, you type in the name of the short cut as something else, say for example 'songs ' and click next. What will happen is when...
.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 and use a .bat file to prank your friends. Create an annoying batch file to fool your friends.
Want to make a prank computer virus for your friends? Well, this video tutorial will show you just how to make a fake virus on a PC. You'll need to open up Notepad to do this fake virus, and just type start eight times. Then just hit enter twice and type in hax.bat. Save the file as hax. Save it in your documents folder. When you open the MS-DOS Batch File, you won't be able to do anything but restart your computer.
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.
This computer prank how-to video will show you how you can make a fake virus on someone's computer. The virus featured in this video will shut down your victim's computer and generally annoy them.
With this computer prank video, you can find out how to put a fatal error message on a windows computer using notepad. This trick will show you a great way to prank your friends and office co-workers alike; everyone freaks out a little bit when their windows computer says "fatal error." Watch this video tutorial and learn how to prank co-workers with a fatal error message.
Watch this video to learn how to mess with your friends and coworkers.
Prank someone's Windows PC by creating a fake desktop.
This is actually a really easy and fun prank to pull off. What it does is simply switch the right click on your mouse, to the left click, and switch the left click, to the right click. Confused yet? Follow these simple instructions to test it out yourself, and enjoy your victims reactions when they get this prank pulled on them, trust me, it's funny!
Prank someone with a pen rigged to bang when the top is popped.
Build a stink pen with only 3 items. Takes about 5 minutes! Make a stink pen.
Kip "Kipkay" Kedersha is known for his intriguing and clever how-to and prank videos, even when he teams up with MAKE Magazine. He will show you how to tweak, hack, mod, and bend any technology to your hacking needs. No electronic device, gadget, or household item can stand the test of Kipkay's hacks and mods.
It's completely safe. Try this for your friends computer, or even better, for public school computers. Just imagine every computer in the class shutting down
You can learn how to prank your friends at work. One is a shortcut to turn off the computer and the other is a wallpaper prank. You can make the icons on the desktop disappear.
Need some new paperclip tricks? This video will teach you how to bend and contort a paper clip to make it launch and fly without throwing it. Make a paper clip fly without throwing it.
Take your desktop security to a whole new level by making your folders invisible! This video shows how you can make a folder icon disappear, so that the folder will hide in plain sight on your desktop. Use invisible folders to trick your friends!
Meet Matt Weathers, Biola University math professor and probable blood relative of Mary Poppins. Because, really, who but a Poppins could pull off a prank of this sort? Think Who Framed Roger Rabbit for the PowerPoint set. Or, better yet, see for yourself in the video gallery below:
Here's a quick, simple prank to pull on anyone in under 2 minutes. It works especially great for someone who has tons of icons on their desktop! It makes the computer look the same, but nothing on the desktop works!