10 Cool Notepad Tricks Everyone Should Know

Notepad Tricks: What do you know about Notepad in Windows OS? It is a Text Editor, Just Text Editor only? Never. Notepad is Simple Text Editor which can be used to create simple .txt documents to complex files that can completely destroy your Windows Computer.In this Article, You will find Ultimate Tricks of Notepad that you never heard before.

We all use Notepad for various uses.A normal computer user uses it for creating simple .txt files. To create Rich Text Documents we use Wordpad which is more functional than Notepad.Other than for creating .txt files, Notepad can also be used to create powerful codes for simple Prank and serious Computer Destruction.

Some of the tricks mentioned below are really dangerous, you should give utmost care while handling with that files. A simple click on it can destroy your Windows OS completely. We won’t take any responsibility:) Some codes are designed to delete ore files of an Operating Sstems. Without those files no OS can run, That’s how it completely destroy your computer.

Cool Notepad Tricks You Must Try

Notepad Is Simple, But Powerful Enough To Destroy Your Computer Forever.

To Save:

All files created using the code mentioned below should be saved with its respective extension. For example, if you want to save file with .vbs or .bat extensions then the file name should be Filename.vbs and Filename.bat respectively.Also be sure to select Sav as Type as “All Files”

Save Notepad File With Extension

So, here it goes.

1. Create A Matrix Effect:

Matrix Effect Notepad Trick

You may have seen in some Hacker movie or Matrix Film, some alphanumeric in green color blinking in the screen, didn’t you?

We can use Notepad for creating the same effect, see how

  • Open Notepad and type the below given code

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

  • Now Click on Save As and save your file with an extension .bat. Now open the bat file to see the magic.

2. Force Windows To Sleep/Shutdown

  • Open Notepad.
  • Paste the following code.

@echo off
msg * System will now shut down
shutdown -c “Bye!” –s

  • Click on Save As
  • Save file with .bat extension

When you click on this .bat file, Windows will automatically shut down

3. Keep DVD Drive Popping Out Continuously

  • Open Notepad
  • Type the following code

Set oWMP = CreateObject(“WMPlayer.OCX.7?)
Set colCDROMs = oWMP.cdromCollection
if colCDROMs.Count >= 1 then
For i = 0 to colCDROMs.Count – 1
For i = 0 to colCDROMs.Count – 1
End If
wscript.sleep 5000

  • Save the file with .vbs extension

Whenever you click and open this file, the DVD drive will start popping out continuously automatically.

4.  Convert A Text To Voice Speech

Text To Speech Notepad Trick

  • Open Notepad
  • Paste the following code

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

  • Save the file with a .vbs extension.

Double Click on it, You will see a dialog box asking to enter what you want to convert to Speech.

4. Press Enter Key Continuously

  • Open Notepad
  • Type the following code

Set wshShell = wscript.CreateObject(“WScript.Shell”)
wscript.sleep 100
wshshell.sendkeys “~(enter)”

  • Save with .vbs extension

When opened, It will start continuously pressing the Enter key

5. Make Keyboard LED To Blink Repeatedly

You can keep your Keyboard’s Caps Lock, Num Lock, and Scroll Lock continuously blinking.

  • Open Notepad
  • Type the following code

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

  • Save file with .vbs extension

Once saved, open the file and your keyboard’s led starts blinking

6. Delete System32 Files


This one is a simple code, but the effect is something like a cyclone.Everyone know System32 of Windows OS is one of the root folders were OS Files are saved.Deleting this folder will make Windows unbootable and will be destroyed completely.This means that after running this .bat file computer will be dead unless you reinstall new OS.

  • Open Notepad
  • Type the following code


  • Save the file with .bat extension

Never run this program yourself, it completely destroys your Windows OS, be careful while handling with this file.A single click can lose you everything.

7. Delete Startup Files With Notepad

Wanna delete all start up files of Windows OS? If yes then the below code has the ability to delete all startup file.Try it yourself

  • Open Notepad
  • Copy the code and paste it into Notepad


  • Save the file wth .bat extension

Running this program will destroy all your data.Immediately after running the program your computer turns off and delete all startup data and files.

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8. Slow Typing In Notepad

It’s not a big deal But make typing a bit slower in the Notepad.You will see something lag or slow motion typing after applying this Notepad trick.

  • Open Notepad
  • Type the following code

WScript.Sleep 180000
WScript.Sleep 10000
Set WshShell = WScript.CreateObject(“WScript.Shell”)
WshShell.Run “notepad”
WScript.Sleep 100
WshShell.AppActivate “Notepad”
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys “Hel”
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys “lo ”
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys “, ho”
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys “w a”
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys “re ”
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys “you”
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys “? ”
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys “I a”
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys “m g”
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys “ood”
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys ” th”
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys “ank”
WScript.Sleep 500
WshShell.SendKeys “s! “

  • Save the file in .vbs extension

This code will create a small delay between different functional strings, that cause the slow typing

9.  Create A Log Book/Diary With notepad

Create Log Book/Diary Notepad

Do you want to create a Diary or a Log Book to record your personal data or something? You can use Notepad to create one.You can add Data to it by editing it, this way you can store all your good memories in a digital written form.

  • Open Notepad
  • Type .LOG in the notepad and save it in any name

Next onwards, whenever you open this file Notepad will automatically display Date and Time.this will be saved and you can create a Log Record of anything you wish. No special code is there for this, all you want to do is simple, type.LOG at the beginning line and save it with any name you like.

Wrapping Up

That’s it guys, Hope you guys enjoyed this Cool Notepad Tricks.Try everyone in the list and explore more in Notepad.No one ever thought that Notepad could do something like this. But make sure that you don’t run some program mentioned above because they can completely destroy your Windows OS.

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Astro Joseph

Hey Guys, This is Astro from IPEE World. I am a Computer and Smartphone Tech Addicted Blogger, I write about various technology topics including Tricks and Hacks, Windows, iOS, Android, Tips and Tricks and a lot more. Aims to keep you updated about the latest Buzz including Tips & Tricks from the Tech Industry.

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