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How to make a matrix efect with command prompt

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hope you enjoy :)

you will need

1. a computer or laptop
2. have command prompt
3.have notepad
 
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Step 1: How to get onto notepad...

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first of all click on the start button on the left hand side of your computer screen. after that is done type in on the search bar notepad.
double click on the icon.

Step 2: What to type in

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@echo off
color 0a
:top
echo (type in %random% 14 times here)
goto top

if you want it slower and better type in this instead

@echo off
color 0a
:top
echo %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random%
%random% %random% %random% %random%
ping -n 0.25 500.0.0.1>nul
goto top

Step 3: How to put it onto desktop

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after you have finished that go onto file on the top left hand side of the notepad document and click on save as.
then save it onto desktop. You have to save it as (something anyhting you want to write).bat or else it wont work.

Step 4:

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know double click on the icon which was saved as .bat and the matrix effect should appear on a command prompt. with the green numbers.
it is showing the sentences(commands) which we have typed in notepad.........................not numbers
you have to save the file as ".bat", probably your filename would be matrix.bat.txt

Goto Explorer, then, Tools>> Folder options>> View >> uncheck "hide known file extensions"
Mavis362 years ago
how about a code for a mac?!
acidbass3 years ago
i click the icon but it keeps pulling notepad up am i doing something wrong
WaterLemon7 (author)  acidbass3 years ago
were did you save it? you must save it onto your desktop sorry forgot to mention it
WaterLemon7 (author)  acidbass3 years ago
you have to save the file as a batch file (.bat)
WaterLemon7 (author)  acidbass3 years ago
hmmm obviously... o yeah i know what it is

when you save it you have to write it as matrix.bat

.bat means a batch file allowing it to work
oh thanks sorry I am using windows for the first time in quite a while and its more different than a mac
do you know how to make the numbers thiker, not the font, how many there is?
WaterLemon7 (author)  The nerdling3 years ago
no i dont think so iv'e seen some nerds be able to though :D hope you liked it
one of my friends knows how but he won't tell me
WaterLemon7 (author)  The nerdling3 years ago
lol thats a shame
if you leave the second line of randoms out it doesnt come up with the

"not recognized as internal or external"

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WaterLemon7 (author)  hightekrednek23963 years ago
sorry that second and third line of "%random%"s is a typo when i pasted it just keep the %random%'s in one line and it should be okay.
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WaterLemon7 (author)  hightekrednek23963 years ago
i dont think so ...
Desttroy43 years ago
this is old
WaterLemon7 (author)  Desttroy43 years ago
yeah -.- so what people are still viewing lol
astroboy9073 years ago
Sweet! Thanks!
WaterLemon7 (author)  astroboy9073 years ago
no problem
WaterLemon7 (author) 3 years ago
hope you like it ladies and gents more so gents lol :)