Ever wanted to pull a computer prank on your friend/co-worker/family but never had the computer knowledge to do so? Well now you can! This prank is uber easy, and only requires a couple of steps to tell the whole thing. The prank will result in the victim being able to move the mouse, but not clicking on anything. This prank can easily be reverted by restarting the computer or (if you are tech savvy) going into Task Manager and starting Explorer.exe again. Shall we get started? :D Note, it does not work properly on my computer, but Ac1d said it works on all windows computers from windows 98 and up.

Step 1: Opening Task Manager

You can open task manager by pressing CTRL + ALT + DELETE at the same time. This will open up a menu with tasks such as, Shut down computer, etc. Click on the last one on the list, which is open task manager. Now task manager is open! ^.^
<p>Nice prank.</p>
just unplug the mouse :D
To obvious. Also, in this prank, the victim can move the mouse, which makes them even more annoyed.
It will not work on W7 if the OS is up-to-date. I was trying to put a program on my computer that would stop/replace explorer, ask for a password, and then start explorer up again for an extra security measure, but I found that one of the first updates that Microsoft released for W7 senses when explorer is either (A) ended or (B) replaced with another file, and it will in the case of (A) just start explorer up again and in the case of (B) will not allow the program to run. As far as I know it should work on any other Windows system. (Not sure about Vista... they might have released the same update for Vista as well...)
Yes... I personally think it's rather annoying... if I want to use custom access control software then I have to use XP... :'(
Work on any windows version, from 98(maybe before, not sure) to windows 8.<br>How to fix it: Hold down the windows key on your keyboard, and press R. In the box, write: Explorer.exe.<br>
Works on any version, really? Ok, i'll trust you. Thanks.
Are you trying to enter this in a contest or something?<br> <br> L
Yea, the prank contest :)

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