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Five Windows Pranks to 'Fool' Coworkers | Utilities

Web sites and commands on your Windows computer let you create funny work situations. Simple things like rotating the PC screen, simulating endless system updates, or setting the mouse in left-handed mode can bring you a lot of fun by doing "pranks" with your business associates. Unusual. Plays are reversible and can be easily completed by undoing the feature on the machine.

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1. Endless fake update

To pretend your computer is going through an infinite Windows Update, just go to the Fake Updates website and select a configuration image according to your computer operating system. Then press the "F11" key to place the image in full screen. If your colleague presses the "Enter" screen while finding the upgrading PC, a "blue screen of death" appears indicating an alleged computer problem and preventing the person from using it.

To exit "refresh" and end the game, press "F11" again to disable full screen mode. This site also provides options for macOS X, Steam, and Linux operating systems. For this demonstration we used Windows 10.

Site Fake Update simulates endless update Photo: Reproduction / Giulia ArajoSite Fake Update simulates endless update Photo: Reproduction / Giulia Arajo

Site Fake Update simulates endless update Photo: Reproduction / Giulia Arajo

Normally turn on the computer, simultaneously press the keys "Ctrl" + "Alt" + one of the arrow keys. The screen will automatically rotate in the direction of the chosen arrow. To get the screen back to normal just click the Ctrl + Alt + up arrow buttons.

"Turned" screen on Photoshop computer Photo: Reproduction / Giulia Arajo"Turned" screen on Photoshop computer Photo: Reproduction / Giulia Arajo

"Turned" screen on Photoshop computer Photo: Reproduction / Giulia Arajo

Go to the browser or home page of your computer, preferably a website that he often uses. With the screen open, press the "Ctrl" key while scrolling the mouse up or down (zooming in or out). Choose the size you prefer. Minimize the tab and wait to see his reaction. Later, undo the trick with the "Ctrl" + 0 keys to get the page back to its original size.

Google Browser zoom prank image Photo: Reproduo / Giulia ArajoGoogle Browser zoom prank image Photo: Reproduo / Giulia Arajo

Google Browser zoom prank image Photo: Reproduo / Giulia Arajo

The idea of ??this joke is to create a fake desktop so that the user cannot perform shortcuts or access the PC taskbar. The trick a bit more laborious: First, I need to print the desktop screen of the PC and save the image. Then set the screenshot to "Desktop Background". After resetting the background, turn off desktop icon display. To do this, press the right mouse button and then turn off the "Show desktop icons" option.

How to disable desktop icons Photo: Reproduction / Giulia ArajoHow to disable desktop icons Photo: Reproduction / Giulia Arajo

How to disable desktop icons Photo: Reproduction / Giulia Arajo

To complete the game, disable the taskbar. Go to the "Control Panel", go to the "Appearance and Personalization" tab, then "Taskbar" and then "Automatically hide taskbar in desktop mode".

How to disable the taskbar on your desktop Photo: Reproduo / Giulia ArajoHow to disable the taskbar on your desktop Photo: Reproduo / Giulia Arajo

How to disable the taskbar on your desktop Photo: Reproduo / Giulia Arajo

To undo the game, press the "Windows" key, go to "Control Panel". Select "Taskbar and Start Menu", then "Appearance and Personalization" and disable the "Hide Taskbar" function. In addition, to make the start screen icons visible again, right-click, then the "Display" function and then "Show desktop icons".

This trick allows you to change the mouse click setting on your computer. The simple change method. Go to the "Control Panel", select the "Mouse" tool and change the setting to "Switch between primary and secondary buttons". Now every time your colleague presses with the right button, the system will understand as if he had pressed with the left button and vice versa. To undo the game s return to the control panel, select "Mouse" again and undo the action.

How to invert mouse commands "left handed" Photo: Reproduo / Giulia ArajoHow to invert mouse commands "left handed" Photo: Reproduo / Giulia Arajo

How to invert mouse commands "left handed" Photo: Reproduo / Giulia Arajo

Ready! Now you know the best tricks to "shake" and break the ice in the company!

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