How to Make Fake Windows Error

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Introduction: How to Make Fake Windows Error

1st April is near so I though to publish this. I used to make these when I was about 10. It wont use any softwares and it doesn't need any programming skills. So, let's get started 

Step 1: Making It

To get started, open notepad and copy in the following code:

x=msgbox("message",4+16,"title")

You can use your own message and title of the error

After copying this, save it as a 'vbs' file

When you open the vbs file, you will get an error message.

Step 2: Modifying the Error

There are many type of errors.
Some have only 'OK' button, some have 'Yes' and 'No' buttons
You can make any type of error you want.
To change the type of error, you can modify the numbers of the code(which were '4+16' in the last step)

Here is a list of the feature of the first number (no. before the '+' sign):

0- ok button only
1-ok and cancel
2-abort retry and ignore
3- yes,no and cancel
4- yes and no
5- retry and cancel

Here is a list of the feature of the second number (no. after the '+' sign):

16-critical message
32-question message
48-warning message
64-info message

Step 3: Examples

Here are some examples

Step 4: Masking the Error/Preparing the Error for a Prank

To mask the error as an app or a game, simply copy the vbs file some where (except the desktop) and make a shortcut of the file on the desktop. Then change the name to.......let's say FIFA 10 and use a similar icon. When someone opens the game, they will get an error saying that they are a big douchebag :-p

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19 Comments

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spidychoi
spidychoi

Question 6 months ago

How can I change button's text?
And If I want to put some custom icon or change background should I have to recreate a whole thing?

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PolskaK
PolskaK

Question 2 years ago on Introduction

I saved it as a VBS file, and I opened it, but an error massage didin't show up

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ashwin pragatheeswaran -_-
ashwin pragatheeswaran -_-

Answer 7 months ago

go over to settings>apps>default apps>choose default apps by file type>search for .vbs and change the default to microsoft windows based script host.This may work

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SpeedStriker243
SpeedStriker243

Reply 1 year ago

No, VBScript is a Windows-only thing.

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DanC317
DanC317

Reply 2 years ago

no it doesn't.

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wahtx
wahtx

6 years ago on Introduction

You could also put these in multiple lines and create error message after error message. Pretty funny stuff!

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gino.rallyart
gino.rallyart

Reply 1 year ago

Or you can also add some repeat commands to let it infinite. Exp: put ":loop" at the last line.

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ThomasS457
ThomasS457

2 years ago

It's really really weird, I saved it, opened it ... And an error message showed up ! Really really weird !

(For ones who didn't understand ... It's a joke)

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luxetaduroa
luxetaduroa

3 years ago

can we use more images?

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www139
www139

7 years ago on Introduction

oops! I meant does it work on Mac?

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painrude
painrude

7 years ago

so doing this prank