Top 5 amazing notepad tricks

Do you know you can use Windows Notepad to make your friends surprise? Well, we have something for you in windows. There is a “Legendary” text editor known as the Notepad. Normally, it is used to create and edit text files. But we will tell you how you can use this to prank your friends.

So, this blog will tell you the top 5 amazing notepad tricks you can try on your computer instantly.

top 5 notepad tricks

1. Creating Diary On Notepad

This trick will make you a text file; whenever you open the file, the current date and time stamp will be inserted automatically.

Steps to follow:

1. Open notepad,
2. Type .LOG in the first line of the file
3. Save the file as anyname.txt.

Now you can create your own dairies on your computer without worrying about date and time.

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notepad diary code

2. Creating Fake Windows Error

This list – Top 5 amazing notepad tricks-is another hilarious and cool trick you can show to your friends by creating a fake error message. You can personalize error text.

Steps to follow:

  1. Open notepad,
  2. Type X=Msgbox(“Message”,0+16,”Title”),
  3. You are free to replace Message with any message you want to show and Title with any personalize title you want to show on the error window,
  4. Save the file as any name.vbs,

You can click to check if the error is appearing or not.

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make computer speak notepad code

Fake windows error

3. Shutdown Computer

This is a fun trick and useful if you don’t want to go to the menu and shut down the computer manually every time. This trick will allow you to shut down your computer with one click.

Steps to follow:

  1. Open notepad,
  2. Type @echo off in the 1st line,
  3. Type msg * Shutdown computer in next line,
  4. Type shutdown -c “Good Bye!” -s in next line,
  5. Save the file as the name. bat,
  6. Now, click on the file, and your computer will be shut down.

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make computer speak notepad code

4. Make Your PC Speak

Do you want to listen from your computer what you type? Apply this funny trick.
Steps to follow:

  1. Open notepad,
  2. Type or paste,
    Dim message, sapimessage=InputBox(“What do you want me to say?”,”Speak to Me”)Set sapi=CreateObject(“sapi.spvoice”)sapi.Speak message
  3. Save the file as anyname.vbs,
  4. Now open the file, and you will see a text filed, enter whatever you want to listen to from your computer.
  5. Click ok and enjoy.

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make computer speak notepad code

5. Dancing Keyboard Lights

You will see 3 lights on your keyboard, each for CAPS, NUM, SCROLL locks, respectively. This trick will make those lights on and off in a sequence, and it feels like lights are dancing.

Steps to follow:

  1. Open notepad,
  2. Type or paste the following code,
    Set shell =wscript.CreateObject(“WScript.Shell”)
    do
    wscript.sleep 100
    wshshell.sendkeys “{CAPSLOCK}”
    wshshell.sendkeys “{NUMLOCK}”
    wshshell.sendkeys “{SCROLLLOCK}”
    loop
  3. Save the file as anyname.vbs.
  4. Click the file and see lights dancing.

Shutdown to stop.

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dancing keyboards lights notepad code


I hope you enjoyed the tricks. If you more amazing tricks, please tell us in the comments.

So, what was the best trick so far from our top 5 amazing notepad tricks list?

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