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Notepad Tricks : Cool Notepad Tricks And Hacks

Notepad is one of the simplest and most used utility which is provided by Microsoft in every version of windows whether it be windows xp,7,8,8.1 or windows 10. Almost everyone uses it whenever they have to make note of something. Its files are stored in simple text format (.txt), which is supported by every other text editor.
People generally use Notepad as a simple text editor but what they don’t know is , there are many hidden notepad tricks. With a few lines of code or commands you can do things like creating programs, modifying system file, creating a virus and many more.

So here i am going to mention some of the best notepad hacks and cool notepad tricks.

Cool Notepad Tricks

Notepad Tricks And Hacks:

Use Notepad As Your Personal Diary

With this trick you can make Notepad your personal diary. Whenever you write something there, date and time stamp will automatically be added.
Using these simple steps you will be able to use notepad as your personal diary:

  • First you have to open Notepad.
  • Then Type .LOG in the first line.
  • Now Save it as Log.txt on your desktop.

Whenever you will to write something in Log.txt file , it will get saved with time and date.

Notepad Log

Test Your Antivirus With Notepad

Using this cool notepad trick you can easily test if your antivirus is working properly or not.

  • Open Notepad.
  • Copy this code from here and paste it in notepad.
  • Save the notepad file as ITrickBuzz.exe.
  • If your antivirus is working properly then it will detect this file and ask you to remove this file from your PC.
  • If your antivirus is not detecting this file then its time to chane your antivirus.

Create Fake Windows Errors Using Notepad

Using this amazing notepad trick you can fool your friends by having fun with their PC. You can create fake error messages and make them think that some problem has occurred in their PC.

  • Open Notepad.
  • Type X=Msgbox(“Message”,0+16,”Title ”)
  • Replace Message and Title with the Message and Title you want to display.
  • Save it as errormessage.vbs or whatever name you want on your desktop.

Convert Text to Speech Using Notepad

With this cool notepad trick you can make your computer speak whatever you type in the provided text box.

  • Open Notepad.
  • Copy and Paste the following Command:Dim message, sapi
    message=InputBox(“What do you want me to say?”,”Speak to Me”)
    Set sapi=CreateObject(“sapi.spvoice”)
    sapi.Speak message
  • Save this file as textspeech.vbs.
  • Double Clicking the file will open a prompt windows for you. Type anything you want your computer to speak.
  • Click OK and it will speak for you.

Create Matrix Effect With Notepad:

If you have watched the movie MATRIX , then you must have seen screen with green character strings appealing randomly at the screen. With this notepad trick, we can create something similar using these simple steps:

  • Open Notepad.
  • Type this command or copy paste it from here.@echo off
    color 02
    echo %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random%
    goto start
  • Save the file as Matrix.bat
  • Double click on this file and you will see the Matrix Effect on your screen.

So these were some amazing and cool notepad tricks using which you can have fun and also prank your friends.
If you find any notepad trick not working then let us know in comments.

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