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

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 freak out your friend with a shutdown message.

All you do is go to create new shortcut and type:

shutdown -s -t 300 -c "your message"

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