Introduction: Delete Windows Prank

This is my first instructable and is very simple to do. I have fooled a few people with this.

Step 1: Create a Short Cut

Right click on your desktop.
Go to new > shortcut.

Step 2: Pick a Random Folder

Hit browse in the create shorcut box and pick any folder or file. it really doesnt matter.

Step 3: Name Shortcut

After you pick the file or folder hit next and name the shortcut Microsoft Windows what ever version you have.

Then hit finish.

Step 4: Send the Short Cut to the Recycling Bin

delete the short cut.

oh yeah make sure your recycling bin is empty before you do this.

Step 5: Empty the Bin

right click and empty the recycling bin and take a screen shot or call someone in the room and tell them windows is deleteing its self.

Comments

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nutsandbolts_64 (author)2010-08-20


lol, I made a comic strip out of it. If only this can be done.

XP delete.JPG
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iambrad (author)nutsandbolts_642010-09-12

You can do that. I'll write a script for it if you want.

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erikals (author)2009-07-17

Classic. It looks so real

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zitz (author)2009-06-28

I just did this and added it as my background

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jeymeowmix (author)2008-09-03

nice... nothing harmful,but a great effect

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Leeef (author)2007-05-20

It would be really funny if you could make that your screensaver

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SeMi_AuToMaTic (author)Leeef2007-10-13

U can. Ctrl+PrtScr Then go to word and paste it on a blank page. Maximize the pic of the desktop and then right-click and choose 'set as backround'.

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lookatmygrlyfont (author)Leeef2007-05-22

hmm ill work on that thanks for the idea!

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mickey shimitz (author)2007-05-16

great idea im gonna do it right now

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have fun! :)

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Taotaoba (author)2007-05-09

This is interesting! Actually, at Step 4, you can hold Shift key and hit Delete key, and the confirm dialogue will pop up directly.

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really? thanks i didnt know that

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royalestel (author)2007-03-22

Ahahhaha! Now this is funny! I'll have to do this soon.

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dataphool (author)2007-03-20

Priceless! Does it really work? I'm going to try this.

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