Internet Explorer Matrix Prank

Well i've been getting some messages on how to do this so i decided to post an instructable. this doesn't delete internet explorer off your computer or anything it just makes the matrix file look like internet explorer. Sorry for the blurry pictures.

p.s.- i take no responsibility if this messes up your computer. i don't know how it would though.

Step 1: Get the Matrix File

go to this instructable and follow the instructions

Step 2: Change How It Looks

now move internet explorer to another place on your computer so that you can find it later. now right-click on the file and go to "create shortcut". the shortcut should appear on your desktop. right-click on the shortcut, and go to "properties". then go to the shortcut tab and go to "change icon". for me a message appeared, just hit ok. then look through the icons and choose the one that looks like the internet explorer icon. now just right click on the file again and rename it to say Internet Explorer. now move the original file.

Step 3: All Done!

that's it. now just test it out to make sure it works and if it does wait for someone to try it. thanks for viewing :) i posted a video of it below.



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    4 Discussions


    5 years ago on Introduction

    if you type
    echo %random%
    it will do random numbers every time you run it


    8 years ago on Introduction

    Mine doesn't go from dark at the top to green at the bottom! Oh no!

    Bob Dole

    9 years ago on Step 1

    OMG! You use Windows 7!!! At least now i know i'm not the only one.

    1 reply
    musick_08Bob Dole

    Reply 9 years ago on Step 1

    actually im using windows vista. i just downloaded a theme for it