Computer Tricks

Introduction: Computer Tricks

About: I like to watch things explode and I think social networking is stupid.

This a couple of things that you can do with your computer.

Note: This was only tested on Windows XP.

Disclaimer: This will not harm your computer in any way.

Addendum: Pressing the shift key 5 times turns on stickykeys.

Extra: See Appendix A.

Step 1: Turn That Frown Upside Down!

This will turn the moniter display upside down.

1) Right click somewhere on your desktop. (Not on an icon)

2) Select Graphics Options, then select rotation, and, finally, select 180 degrees.

Step 2: Mouse Trouble

1) Go to Start-Control Panel-Mouse. It should open a window that says "Mouse Propeties" at the top.

2) Check the box that says: Switch primary and secondary buttons. This will make the left mouse button act like the right one and vice versa.

3) At the top, select "Pointer Options"

4) Move the indicator all the way to the left. This slows down the mouse.

5) Go to "Wheel" (at the top) and set the number of lines to scroll with one click to 100 (or high as it will go).

Step 3: Last and Most Definitely Least...

1) Go to your desktop properties (see step 1).

2) Select "Screensaver"

3) Set the wait time to as low as possible. This can become very annoying after a while.

Now you have successfully reduced prodictivity to zero.

(Go to step 5 for extra information. I like wild goose chases, don't you?)

Step 4: Appendix A

This Instructable has had an appendectomy. Please see step 3 for further information.

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    42 Discussions

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    Spycrab
    Spycrab

    10 years ago on Step 3

    lol..first no step five then a step 3-step 4 loop
    XD

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    snipeyouout
    snipeyouout

    12 years ago on Step 1

    ctrl+alt+down key or left or right doesn't work on every computer

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    jakx71
    jakx71

    11 years ago on Step 2

    also try e-bombing ( hold start button+E) it brings up heaps of 'my computer' the longer you hold down the better.

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    Capt. Fat
    Capt. Fat

    11 years ago on Step 2

    Haha this should be fun on my mothers laptop

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    jgserd
    jgserd

    11 years ago on Step 1

    This applies only if you have that driver type.

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    livesteamfan
    livesteamfan

    11 years ago on Introduction

    When I right click on the desktop I don't get a graphics options option. Does this only work on a certain version of XP? (I have Home Edition)

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    munchman
    munchman

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    It is all dependant on your video card or integrated graphics controller. There is thirds party software available to rotate your screen.

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    Matticus IV
    Matticus IV

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    If you have an NVIDIA graphics card that option will not appear. Instead, there is an option that says NVIDIA somewhere in the name. Click that and then look around for a "display rotation" option or something similar. On the computer I used, It was on the left. This is only on XP. The NVIDIA options are somewhere else in Vista.

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    Kilsmer
    Kilsmer

    11 years ago on Introduction

    this is not an instructable, this is just stupid features that windoze xpee has.

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    pestan
    pestan

    11 years ago on Step 3

    none of these are very usefull...

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    pyra_builder_1337
    pyra_builder_1337

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    its a joke he knows theres no step five -Quote, "(Go to step 5 for extra information. I like wild goose chases, don't you?)"