Learn how to freak out little kids at your school, maybe even teachers, with a little, itsy-bitsy computer prank. Just watch this video to see how to prank shut down a computer at school. This cool computer prank will have the computer begin automatic shut down on whoever cli ...more
How to Make Your Own Computer Prank
Computer pranks are some of the most insidious because computer are so expensive, necessary, and misunderstood by the general public. This video will show you how to take advantage of all of that by writing a quick script that will cause a computer's disc drive to open and clo ...more
On the internet, everything is possible, even if it's not grounded in reality (check no further than anything The Onion publishes). Witty headlines combined with clever photo edits make even the most absurd topic seem like a serious news story. Some of these stories are so con ...more
Playing pranks on people using their own personal computers is a smart and easy thing to do. For this next prank tutorial, you'll be finding out how to prank someone by having their computer shut down. In order to do this you'll need to do this: 1. Create A New Shortcut On Th ...more
The perfect way to avoid boredom at work or in the classroom is with a good old-fashioned prank, and this one is for tech-minded. In the video below, you'll see how to change your coworker's (or classmate's) computer screen to be display upside-down, which will totally freak t ...more
Play a spooky prank that preys on the most basic fear that one day haunted computers will rise up and destroy us all. Step 1: Learn about AutoCorrect Familiarize yourself with Word’s AutoCorrect feature. The program automatically fixes frequently misspelled words. You can eas ...more
Make any computer seem unresponsive in less than 20 seconds by chaning the desktop wallpaper. Completely safe computer prank that can be easily undone without restarting.
Watch this video tutorial to learn how to play the Google language computer prank on a coworker. Change your colleague's Google settings with this easy prank, and watch their head spin! You Will Need * Your coworker’s unattended and unlocked computer * An internet connection ...more
The My Computer section of most PC computers is an absolute mess, especially if you're trying to navigate someone else's computer. Why not take advantage of this fact by pulling this awesome prank on one of your data-loving friends? The video above will show you how to make a ...more
Here's a quick, simple prank to pull on anyone in under 2 minutes. It works especially great for someone who has tons of icons on their desktop! It makes the computer look the same, but nothing on the desktop works! Here's how it goes... You're target leaves their desk for a ...more
See how to build your very own computer! Just watch this video tutorial, in 22 parts, on how to make a homemade computer from scratch! This is a very detailed how-to on creating your own computer tower. Step 1 - The CPU (Central Processing Unit) Step 2 - More on CPU's Step 3 ...more
Kipkay teaches you how to make your own computer batteries because the real computer batteries are expensive. You should buy six lithium ion batteries, but you always want to go higher in miliamps and not lower.
This video tutorial will show you how to take an old computer keyboard and use its circuitry as a physical computing input device. Once you have this device, you can then use it to interface with programs that you write using software such as pure data processing, MAX/MSP, and ...more
How to find out information / details about your computer? To find out the information about your computer, you need to download software from the website PC World. The following are the steps to download the software: •First open the site www.pcworld.com. •Now click on downl ...more
Want to make a prank computer virus for your friends? Well, this video tutorial will show you just how to make a fake virus on a PC. You'll need to open up Notepad to do this fake virus, and just type start eight times. Then just hit enter twice and type in hax.bat. Save the f ...more
Prank a friend's Windows PC computer so that it plays embarrassing female orgasm noises every time the computer is turned on. The audio file that you need can be downloaded from http://www.freewebs.com/ivansdesign/orgasm1.wav
Does one of your coworkers at the office really make you mad? Do you want to mess with them at the office without having to destroy any property? This video can help. It will show you how to quickly create a fake wallpaper on someone's computer with Windows XP, which will infu ...more
Prank a Windows computer at school or at your office by creating a fake icon that will crash the computer when it is clicked. Pull a computer crash prank. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com
Type in whatever error message you want and you can prank your friends and coworkers.
Watch this video to learn how to put your own PC computer together. The video offers helpful tips on what you'll need to assemble your PC and how to mount it into the case.
This prank will only shutdown the persons computer, not destroy anything. If you open this on yourself just restart your pc. It opens an un-exitable box, The Code: @echo off shutdown -s -f -t 99999 -c "Here you shall enter a comment...." Prank a computer with a fake shutdown v ...more
This video tutorial demonstrates a mouse-hacking simple prank sure to annoy any friend or colleague. To replicate this hack, you'll need a mouse and a musical key chain. The steps are roughly as follows: First, open up the mouse. Looking inside, find and remove the scroll whee ...more
This is one of the easiest and best computer pranks ever invented. It's simple to do, and works great. This prank causes all of the icons on the desktop to be unclickable, as well as the start bar. 1. At your desktop, close all windows if any are open, and press Print Screen/ ...more
Most use wireless computer mice these days for their computers, but there are still people stuck on wired optical mice, especially in an office environment. Those people are our targets. As pranking someone's computer may be frowned on, peripherals are fair game, and this pran ...more
In a boring lull after getting home from summer school and need some random play to perk your day up? Watch this video to learn how to quickly shut down someone else's computer from your own. The method doesn't require ip addresses and won't spawn noxious viruses so you won't ...more
Have all the other tutorials on this site inspired you to create your own? Here's a tutorial on creating a tutorial! CamStudio is a free software program you can use to record a tutorial directly off your computer. This video shows you where to download it, as well as helpful ...more
If you'd like to play a nice little prank on someone, this next tutorial will show you a quick and easy one. This involves messing around with someone's computer and in no way will it harm or crash the computer. But, if the person you are playing the prank on gets mad easily, ...more
There are many music programs beyond Audacity which you can download for free, and which will allow you to mix and edit your own music. This tutorial shows you where to get these programs, like ROC, Myna, FreeSound and FlashKit, and how to use them for your own projects.
Welcome back, my hackers apprentices! To own a network and retrieve the key data, we only need to find ONE weak link in the network. It makes little sense to beat our heads against heavily fortified systems like the file and database server when we can take advantage of the b ...more
DOS may be a distant memory for most computer users at this point, but for many it will always be the first thing that pops into their head when they ponder PC computing. Nowadays, the only time most people see anything that even looks like DOS is if they're playing old PC gam ...more
Computer viruses are terrifying. They are undetectable, dangerous, and operate constantly right under your nose. For the average computer user, there are only a few repair options. You could buy expensive antivirus software that causes more problems than it fixes, you can wipe ...more
If you know someone who loves their computer and has a fear of being shot dead in a firefight, watch this video! It will show you a great prank to pull on just such a person. All you have to do is change the login sound on their computer to something terrifying, like gunshots, ...more
Ordering a new computer is a big event for most people, and waiting for it to arrive can be torturous. If someone close to you is waiting for a computer, why not help them make the experience even more memorable with this prank! All you need is a roommate or family member who ...more
Welcome back, my amateur hackers! With Halloween right around the corner, I thought you could have a little fun with your newfound hacking skills using a hack that is guaranteed to freak out your boss, teacher, coworker, friend, etc. Any time someone's computer seems to act ...more
For many young people, their computer is the most expensive and cherished thing that they own. If you want to pull a prank of them, why not hit them where it hurts? This video presents a novel idea for a computer prank: loading an image of a cracked LCD screen full-screen on t ...more
April Fool's Day, aka National Screw with Your Friends Day, is finally here. You can always pull a conventional prank, like strategically placing a whoopee cushion on your mom's chair, but that joke has been exhausted generations before smartphones were around. We live in a d ...more
Whether you have a PC or a Mac, error message windows are a regular and infuriating part of your life. In this video, you will learn a cool way to harness them for your own amusement by creating fake error message windows to prank your friends and family members on their Windo ...more
WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. Thanks to all of our active moderators and ...more
After an assumedly nasty break up, Jack Weppler's ex-girlfriend decided to smite him in the most public way possible. The wronged girl uploaded a pile of defamatory images to a picture-hosting website with Weppler's name as the filename, and Google image search did its magic. ...more
How To : Crash Apps in Mountain Lion with 8 Characters (Plus Fix iMessage If Someone Pranks You with Them)
If you have a Mac running Mountain Lion, I'm sorry to tell you that all it takes to crash almost any app on it is eight little characters. This strange bug seems to only affect Mountain Lion and doesn't cause your computer any harm. Apparently, it even crashes the error report ...more
Disclaimer: All information in this tutorial is for entertainment and educational purposes ONLY. You pesky teenagers. In my previous tutorial, I covered how to make a backdoor in an OSX system. I also covered some fun commands to try whilst the backdoor connection is in tact. ...more
Want to get even this Halloween? Want to scare somebody with nothing but a few lines of code? Here's how it can be done... So, with arguably the best holiday quickly approaching us, I thought I'd do a fun post on a cool way to prank your friends, enemies, or maybe even the wh ...more
Hello Hackers/Viewers, It is a new day, and you might be thinking, It is so boring, why not try to be cool with computers in front of my friends? That is why, I have made this tutorial to make fake viruses using notepad to look cool! Step 1: Requirements for the Prank First ...more
Remember those old vinyl records? Remember jumping on the 8-track bandwagon? Switching over to cassette tapes? How much money you spent converting your music collection to compact discs? To MP3s? How about your VHS movie collection? You probably emptied the bank switching ove ...more
Google's much anticipated eBook Store has finally opened. As of today, the digital bookselling enterprise is awaiting your needs, with over 3 million eBooks to read directly on the web or on other platforms, like Android, iPhone, iPad, Sony and Nook devices. And the best part ...more
The personal computer is a strange and powerful entity, capable of bringing great joy. Just as often, you probably want to chuck the damn thing at the wall because it doesn't work right. If you want to pull a prank on a friend that will really upset them, messing with their co ...more
When you buy a computer, you aren't just paying for the machine's constituent parts but the cost of putting all of those parts together. Building your own computer, then, can be a great way to save a little money for the technically savvy. And if you're not savvy, get savvy wi ...more
Interested in using Cinebench to benchmark your Microsoft Windows or Apple Mac OS X computer? You've come to the right place. This home-computing how-to from the Greyscale Gorilla will teach you everything you'll need to know. For detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to ...more
How to mount a motherboard into a PC case whether you're building your own computer or just replacing the motherboard.
This video shows you how to make a fake "virus" that shuts down the computer of your victim when they open it. This video also shows you how to email or AIM this prank virus to a friend. If you need clear-cut instructions on performing this computer prank, then this is the vi ...more
Okay, what's the greatest prank you can play on a friend in this day of technology? Mess with his computer! This computer prank video tutorial will show you how to fake a virus on Windows by creating a shortcut. It's that simple. Just by creating a shortcut, you could totally ...more
If you can't seem to find any photos of naked people on the internet, don't fret, this how to will show you how to "see through" clothing using some simple techniques with Gimp 2.6 photo editor. Gimp is like Adobe Photoshop without the heavy price tag. Tight, white clothing wo ...more
Rick Vanman reveals the secrets to professional video effects using your own computer software. Position your model houses into a setup of your liking. Take a picture of the houses with a digital camera using the macro setting. Edit your picture in Photoshop. Disguise any unwa ...more
Prank a computer keyboard with some matches and rig it to start smoking when someone starts typing on it.
Watch this step-by-step tutorial on how to build your own PC computer for under $1000. This is a great, very thorough video! Part 1 of 5 - How to Build a multimedia PC computer for under $1000. Part 2 of 5 - How to Build a multimedia PC computer for under $1000. Part 3 of 5 ...more
Want to allow someone to use your computer without giving them free reign of your personal documents? Then you'll want to set up a guest account. This helpful home-computing how-to from the folks at MacMost presents a complete step-by-step overview of the process. For the deta ...more
Watch this mod video to learn how to install your own window into your computer case or tower using simple tools and cast acrylic. Follow the easy steps to cut a basic shape or get creative and cut your own shape.
The scrolling, synopsis-giving titles of the sci-fi epic Star Wars might be the most famous set of titles in the history of cinema. All most people need to see is deep space and yellow letters to immediately think of Star Wars. This video will teach you how to make similar tit ...more
These days, eReaders are everywhere. For die-hard book nerds, eReaders offer the convenience of a full library without having to sacrifice shelf space. Sure, there are the paper buffs who swear that you just can't take an eReader with you into the bathtub, but when's the last ...more
You can learn how to prank your friends at work. One is a shortcut to turn off the computer and the other is a wallpaper prank. You can make the icons on the desktop disappear.