Shutdown prank

You can do a lot of pranks using computer and it feels so good when some one falls for it ( I m not wicked..!! ). Most of the pranks will make others freak out. Here is one prank which will make the system to shutdown when clicked on a folder.

This involves creating an icon which looks like a folder and when anyone clicks on it the system will shutdown. To make this work follow these steps :

  • Right Click on your desktop and select New > Shortcut
  • Type shutdown -s -t 120 -c ” Comment ” in the box ( Here You can type anything in place of comments and if you don’t want any comment just remove -c “comment” in the above address ).
  • Click Next and type a name for this shortcut.
  • Click Finish and You are provided with a shortcut.
  • Now change the icon by right clicking on the shortcut and clicking on properties and then change icon.
  • Choose the icon you want ( Normal folder icon is preferrable )
  • Thats it and when any one clicks on it the computer shuts down automatically after some time you have given above. ( In the first step 120 indicates the seconds left for the shut down )

Here the timer will indicate in how many minutes the computer will shutdown. There is only one way to stop it. It is as follows:

  • Click Start > Run
  • In Run type cmd and click enter
  • In the command prompt type shutdown -a and click enter
  • Then the shutdown will stop.

Use this prank to make fun of your friends. If you have any pranks like this send them to me so that everyone can use them and have fun.

Filed under: Fun

December 13, 2007 by: Prasanth Chandra


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