Notepad is a default program that comes up with windows. Most of the people use it to create important notes and text documents. Today I am going to share some Cool Notepad tricks that you can perform on your computer. If your computer has windows 7,8,vista or Windows XP then you can perform these interesting notepad tricks on it.
Apart from creating simple text documents on notepad, one can also do programming in it. Notepad is capable of executing Command Prompt (CMD) commands and visual basic scripts. There are some amazing notepad hacking tricks via CMD, that you can do with your friends and have fun. In this article, you will learn some popular notepad tricks of 2014. All these are harmless. People also use notepad to create harmful virus programs but we are not going to discuss them here.
Lets move forward:
NotePad Tricks and Pranks 2014
1- Create a Personal Diary using Notepad
Our elders used to have a personal diaries in which they wrote personal experiences, life events and other important things. But with advancement in technology, everything is now changed. If you are computer geek and spend most of the time on PC then by this cool notepad trick, you can create a personal diary for yourself.
Open notepad and write .LOG in it. Save it as diary.txt at some safe place. Now whenever you will open that notepad diary, it will automatically include date and time. Write whatever you want and It will be saved with the respective diary opening date and time.
2- Create a Fake Error Message in Windows
This is another cool notepad prank that you can do with your friends. It can output any message you want in the form of Windows Error.
First of all open notepad and copy-paste X=Msgbox(“Your Error Message”,0+16,”Title of Error box “) to it. Finally save it as arwebzone.vbs and open it. You will see a fake error messagebox with your custom message and title. Play this notepad trick on your friends laptop and have fun.
If you replace 0+16 with 1+32 then the message box will contain two buttons (OK and Cancel) and will display a warning query (question mark icon instead of error icon). Similarly you can use combinations of 3+48, 4+64 etc. to generate different error messages.
You can repeat the above error command as many time as you like in order to generate multiple error messages in sequence.
3- Open all CD Drives again and again (Prank)
Here is another cool notepad prank that automatically opens all the cd/dvd drives of your computer. When you push the drive back, it will eject it again. You can perform this annoying trick on your friends computer to have fin.
First of all open notepad and copy paste the following code:
Set oWMP = CreateObject("WMPlayer.OCX.7") Set colCDROMs = oWMP.cdromCollection do if colCDROMs.Count >= 1 then For i = 0 to colCDROMs.Count - 1 colCDROMs.Item(i).Eject Next For i = 0 to colCDROMs.Count - 1 colCDROMs.Item(i).Eject Next End If wscript.sleep 3000 loop
Save the file as cdtrick.vbs on your computer. Finally open the file and see the magic. 😀
You can disable the command any time by opening task manager and killing the process named wscript.exe
4- Matrix Falling/Raining Trick using Notepad
If you have watched The matrix movie then you might have seen a vertically falling down code just at the beginning of it. You can use simple notepad to perform the same trick on your computer.
Open notepad and copy-paste the following code.
@echo off color 02 :arwebzone echo %random%%random%%random%%random%%random%%random%%random%%random% goto arwebzone
Save the file as matrix.bat and open it to see the same matrix falling code on your computer.
5- Capslock, Scroll lock, Numlock keyboard Lights Prank
Computer keyboards come up with led lights that indicates whether some particular key function out of Capslock, Scrol lock or numlock is activated or not. Here is a mysterious notepack trick by which you can make a fun program that automatically turn these notification lights on and off repeatedly.
Copy-paste the below code in notepad and save it as lights.vbs
Set Wshshell =wscript.Createobject ("wscript.shell") do Wscript.sleep 100 wshShell.sendkeys "(numlock)" wshShell.sendkeys "(scrolllock)" wshShell.sendkeys "(capslock)" loop
After opening that file, you will observe that the notification lights on keyboard gets turned on and off repeatedly.
For stopping the process, simply open Task Manager by pressing alt+ctrl+delete buttons simultaneously and under processes tab, find the process named wscripts.exe. Right click on it and click on end process option.
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So thats all about 5 cool Notepad tricks that I have performed on my PC. You should also try these on your PC. If you know about any other prank like these then feel free to mention it in comments. We would be happy to include it in our list.