Introduction: Keyboard Prank
In this instructable, I will show you a very simple prank, that works on any windows computer. And it does no harm, and is easily reversible.
Step 1: What Does It Do?
The following steps will enable a mode in windows, that lets you use a different keyboard layout.
Step 2: Enable Dvorak Mode
Get on the persons computer, you want to prank.
Goto Start>Control Panel.
Then Click Date,Time,Regional Options.
Once inside D,T,RO. Click Regional and Language Options
Step 3: Enable Dvorak
Now click details
Now click Add...(pic 2)
select English US, and US-Dvorak in the second box(pic 3) then click ok.
Then hit apply
Step 4: Add Shortcut
Now click Key Settings
Now click on the box labeled "Switch to English-Dvorak"(pic 2)
1.Then click the check box by Enable Key Sequence
2.Change that number to 1
Do the same with "Switch to English-US", but change the number to 2.
Hit Ok three times.
Step 5: Watch Them Be Confused.
Now to switch to the other layout, hit Alt+Shift+1. Now their keyboard will seem like it is typing the wrong character. When they go to find someone to fix it, Hit Alt+Shift+2 to change it back.
12 years ago on Step 5
i just changed it and i am so going to have so much fun driving my girl friend crazy.thanks
13 years ago on Step 5
it's not working for me!
13 years ago on Introduction