This is a very simple, but very funny prank to play on your friends using Windows. Creating the file
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.
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?
A step-by-step tutorial on how to pull the infamous cracked computer screen prank on your family members or friends!
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:
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.
Using a paper clip and rubber band, you can rig a trick envelope to prank your friends.
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:
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.
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.
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 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!
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?
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...
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...
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.
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.
Send a little dose of system shutdown to your friends or foes using these codes!
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.
Type in whatever error message you want and you can prank your friends and coworkers.
Perhaps the two oldest and most-used computer pranks in the book are presented is clear, easy-to-understand language in this video: the printscreen frozen desktop trick and the fake shutdown virus icon trick. If you don't know how to do either of these easy and devestatingly effective pranks, watch on.
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.
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.
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.
Learn to hide icons and use paint to prank friends. This prank makes friends think their computer froze or the have a virus.
Prank a Windows computer at school or at your office by creating a fake icon that will crash the computer when it is clicked. Pull a computer crash prank.
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 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.
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 wheel, then pull out the mouse's old cable. Take a musical key chain and open it up. Find the musical module with two red LEDs. Carefully glue them to the right-click. Then put the LEDs where the mouse's laser is before fitt...
Here is a simple trick you can play on your friends by pressing only 3 keys. Set Windows to High Contrast mode and ugly up someone's desktop.
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.
Whether you have a PC or a Mac, error message windows are a regular and infuriating part of your life. In this video, you will learn a cool way to harness them for your own amusement by creating fake error message windows to prank your friends and family members on their Windows computers.
Desktop shortcuts are a great way of making the programs you use a lot more accessible, but today many PC users overuse their desktop space and have icons covering over half the screen, including the one for a picture of a dog they looked at six months ago once. This prank is a great way to teach such a person a lesson, or any PC user who you have a problem with. It entails creating a new desktop shortcut with the name and icon of a commonly used program (the web browser works great) that ins...
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.
If you'd like to play a nice little prank on someone, this next tutorial will show you a quick and easy one. This involves messing around with someone's computer and in no way will it harm or crash the computer. But, if the person you are playing the prank on gets mad easily, then you might think twice. It involves taking a picture of the shut down, restart, standy-by screen and placing it as the desktop screen. Check out the video and enjoy!
The Fake Adult Website Prank is an incredible trick if you happen to have the necessary access and work in the internet industry. Luckily, I had both.
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..."
.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.
.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.