Notepad tricks

The Coolest Notepad Tricks & Tips

Notepad tricks are one of he best pranks that you can do on someone, especially with someone who got a new laptop or PC recently. These tricks and tips can be used to amuse or fool your friend into thinking that their PC or laptop has crashed or even make their laptop or PC talk.

Notepad tricks

These few simple notepad tricks can be executed directly from Notepad. So you won’t need to download any extra software or anything.

About Notepad

Notepad is basically simple built-in software for any Microsoft OS that allows you to write text and also one of the basic text documents for any Microsoft OS.

Notepad tricks

Notepad was first launched and included in Windows 1.0 since 1985.And now it has become a source of official works and for a variety of notepad tricks and hacks that we are going to talk about today.

7 Coolest Notepad Command & Tricks

These are a list of the top 7 best Notepad tricks that doesn’t require any extra software or any other system command except in notepad. So, let us get started with the process:

  • Create Your Own Dairy

This is one of the neatest tricks that you can do in a notepad. Now with this trick you can simply create a custom notepad format that will allow you to view your Notepad on a timestamp & a date mode. Just follow these simple steps:

  1. First launch the Notepad (notepad tricks).
  2. Now you will need to type in.LOG right on the first line.
  3. Simply save the file as a Log.txt
  4. After that, you will be required to write your required details about what you want to display.

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  • Fake Error For Windows

Now you must be thinking what a notepad can do with creating an error on windows? It can be more than just an error message. It can be a funny way for scaring your friend into thinking that the Windows has crashed. To do it, simply follow these steps:

  1. Launch the Notepad.
  2. Now type in X=Msgbox(“Message Here”,0+16,”Title Here”)
  3. You will simply need to rewrite the Message Here & Title Here as the text you want to display.
  4. Now make sure the file is saving as error.vbs.
  5. Now all you have to do is simply click on the file and the message will automatically display itself.

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  • Windows Force Shutdown

If you want to confuse anyone into why their computer shut downs automatically then this trick is what you need. With this trick, you can easily shut the PC without even manually shutting it down and you can even use it to shut you PC down quickly in just 1 click. Here is the code that you need to follow:


  1. Launch the Notepad
  2. Now type in @echo off at the first line of the notepad.
  3. Now type in the message that you want to display like *shutdown computer on the next line.
  4. Type in shutdown -c “Sleep Tight” –s on the next line.
  5. Simply save the file as a.BAT file extension like shutdown.bat.
  6. Now if you click on the file, it will shut down your device in a jiffy.



  • Protect Folder With Password

Why would you go through all the hard work of downloading and installing any folder locker software to lock a specific folder when you can simply do that with your Notepad. Just follow these steps:

  1. Launch the Notepad
  2. Now simply copy this code

title Folder Private
if EXIST “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}” goto UNLOCK
if NOT EXIST Private goto MDLOCKER
echo Are you sure you want to lock the folder(Y/N)
set/p “cho=>”
if %cho%==Y go to LOCK
if %cho%==y goto LOCK
if %cho%==n goto END
if %cho%==N goto END
echo Invalid choice.
ren Private “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}”
attrib +h +s “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}”
echo Folder locked
goto End
echo Enter password to unlock the folder
set/p “pass=>”
if NOT %pass%== goto FAIL
attrib -h -s “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}”
ren “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}” Private
echo Folder Unlocked successfully
goto End
echo Invalid password
goto end
md Private
echo Private created successfully
goto End

  1. Note that the sections in red will be the password that you want to set.
  2. Now simply save the file as a .bat file
  3. Remember to put the all the files that you want to lock in a folder named Private.

And you are done; now you can easily lock the folders you want in a jiffy.

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  • Make Your PC Talk

Now, why would you go for all that expensive software’s to make your PC talk when you can do with this simple codes. Now simply follow these codes and you can create your own talking PC.

  1. Launch the Notepad (notepad tricks)
  2. Now simply copy and paste these commands

Dim message, sapi
message=InputBox(“What do you want me to say?”,”Speak to Me”)
Set sapi=CreateObject(“sapi.spvoice”)
sapi.Speak message

  1. Now you need to save it as speak.vbs
  2. To launch the trick, double tap and launch the command prompt by clicking on the file & type in the thing that you want to talk about with your PC.

After typing in the question simply click OK and now you can have your own talking computer.



  • The Matrix – Right On Your Computer

Want to create your own raining matrix just like in the Matrix movie. If you are into the matrix movie then you are going to love it. Also, you can change the words that drop around by changing the code. Simply follow the steps below:


  1. Launch the Notepad.
  2. Now copy and paste the following command

@echo off
color 02
echo %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random%
goto start

  1. To change the word flow of the drop then replace the code with these following code:

@echo off
color 2
echo 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1
ping localhost -n 1 > nul
echo 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 a f h 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0
echo 1 0 0 1 1 0 9 8 1 2 0 1 9 9 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
ping localhost -n 1 > nul
echo 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 01 0 1 0 0 1 0
ping localhost -n 1 > nul
echo 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 9 1 1 2 1 1 0 9 1 0 5 7 7 8 7 8 1 3 2 1 2 1 2 3 2 1 3 4
ping localhost -n 1 > nul
echo 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 4 1 2 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 1
goto a


  • Dancing Keyboard LED

Want to make your keyboards lighting & dancing like a party house right on your keyboard? Then this trick is what I got for you. Follow this steps and this is how easily you can do it:

  1. Launch the Notepad
  2. Now enter the code below

Set wshShell =wscript.CreateObject(“WScript.Shell”)
wscript.sleep 100
wshshell.sendkeys “{CAPSLOCK}”
wshshell.sendkeys “{NUMLOCK}”
wshshell.sendkeys “{SCROLLLOCK}”

  1. Simply save the file as a Dance.vbs file and you are done


Now you just have to click on the file and watch your keyboard lights go crazy.

(NOTE: To stop this action just shutdown and restart your computer)

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There you have it, now you can enjoy all this simple Notepad tricks and impress your friends and even shock them by doing these tricks on their Pc when they are not near. Enjoy these tricks and do take care not to use them for any tricking anyone. Play friendly and enjoy these tricks. If you liked this tricks then click on the share button and stay connected for cool tricks and tips like this. Thanks for reading.


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