Introduction: Computer Pranks!

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There are many foolproof ways to annoy someone with only their computer. These pranks will not do any permanent harm, but will definitely scare your victim!

Step 1: Screen Saver

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Step 1: Right click on the desktop

Step 2: Select "Personalize"

Step 3: On the bottom right, click "Screen Savers"

Step 4: A small window will open up. Select the tab that says "(None)", "3D Text", "Blank", "Bubbles", "Google Photos Screensavers", "Mystify", "Photos", "Ribbons", or "Windows Live Photo Gallery". Choose "Photos".

Step 5: Open a search engine, and search "Shattered screensaver". Choose one you like, and save it to a new folder on the desktop.

Step 6: On the Screen Saver Settings tab, click settings. Then, select Browse. Choose the folder with the picture in it. Then click Save.

Step 7: Back on the other tab, there will be a "Wait ____ minutes". Type in one, then click OK.

Step 2: Mouse Havoc

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Step 1: Get the computer mouse, and flip it over.

Step 2: Place clear tape on the sensor.

Step 3: Flip back over, then Voila! A messed up mouse.

Step 3: Remove the Icons

Step 1: Right click on the desktop

Step 2: Mouse over "View"

Step 3: Click on "Show Desktop Icons"

Step 4: You're done!

Step 4: Alter the Screen Orientation

On the desktop of any Windows computer, press Control, Alt, and the down arrow. This is a priceless prank on anyone.


Abhinandan pal (author)2015-04-10

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Crafting_Cats (author)2015-04-07

Will have to do this to someone! ;D

tomatoskins (author)2015-04-07

So great!

KraftingKids (author)2015-04-07

Hit that "Vote" button if you liked it! ;D

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Bio: I am a graduate from MIT in the class of 2002. I have a degree in physics.
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