Intro: Quick Computer Pranks
just some harmless, quick pranks to pull on a friend(or arch enemy) who know diddly squat about computers, yet owns one.
some of these won't work on a laptop, but have fun with it!
Step 1: The Unresponsive Keyboard
When your friend (victim) is away from the computer, sneak into their office, and unplug the keyboard from the computer. In my case, it was the purple colored plug.
I would actually do this to my mom, but I like not being grounded
plug in a wireless keyboard instead of the one plugged in now, and when they start typing, type random gibberish, and then hit the windows key +down
Step 2: The Odd Mouse
Once again, do this when they are away from the computer. Open up the control panel, click mouse, and go to buttons, click the box that says switch primary and secondary buttons, then make the double click speed the fastest possible.
Then, go to pointers, and change their normal select mouse to the load sign they normally use.
Finally, go to pointer options, and set the pointer speed to the slowest possible.
You shall now have a confusing mouse to use, and if your friend is an idiot on a computer, he wont be able to fix it.
Step 3: The Broken Desktop
There are way to many of these already posted, but I like this one, personally.
Step 4: Weird Keyboard Keys
1. Get a flat head screwdriver, or other stiff, flat object.
2. Pry out a few keyboard keys by putting in the screwdriver under the key, and putting steady force up, slowly.
3. Keep doing this for a few keys.
4. Put key in places other than their original spot.
Step 5: Final Notes
Remember, most of these will only work on a computer n00b.
Sorry, I still am a programming noob, so I can't show you any batch file daemons&
I did a few of these last year, but I don't have reaction shots, and I don't want to really do them again for some reason
I will probably think of something much better in the long run, but these were things I've actually done.
Have fun screwing with people!