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Some funny as well as useful NOTEPAD tricks, its not just a simple text editor.
Neeraj Yadav

Some funny as well as useful NOTEPAD tricks, its not just a simple text editor.

05-Dec-2015 | | Total View : 818 |

Notepad is a Microsoft application that is available in every version of windows, if you think it is just a simple text editor then your mind will be changed after read this article.

i have read many blogs, and articles to provide these Notepad tricks to you, these tricks are 100% working, you can surprise you friends by show them these easy tricks.

Notepad is light-weight text-editor but saying it “simpler” would be wrong because it can open many extensions files  and Notepad itself hold many amazing commands, tricks and hacks to make it more productive for you.

So, here are 1some cool Notepad Tricks you should try:


1 - Make your NOTEPAD a Log-Book-​​

It is very easy to make yor notepad a Log-Book, you just need to open Notepad and type .LOG (in capital letters) on starting of the text file. and then save this file by any name.

ex -  diary.txt


  • open notepad.
  • Type .LOG in very first line.
  • Save the file by any name.


2- Matrix Effect-

Do you remember the hollywood movie Matrix. You might have seen string of green characters appearing at the screen randomly. We are going to do something similar with the help of Notepad.

 For doing this, all you need to do is paste the following code in notepad,

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

you can change the text color by changing the color number.


3- Open Notepad Continually-

just think you got your friend computer for some time and you want to make fun with him/her, then you need this simple command. 

this command will open his/her notepad continually-

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

Save it as “Anyname.BAT”.


4- Continually Pop-out CD/DVD drive-

You can simply eject you CD/DVD drive by using notepad, but its not a good idea to pop-out CD/DVD drive by notepad command.

But what if you can do this cool trick in your friends PC and Pop-Out his/her CD Drive continually, its fun na.

you just need this code to make this trick working- and you should save this file as anyname.vbs.

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 as anyname.vbs.


5- Create a fake Error message-

This is another very cool Notepad trick that allows you to create Fake error messages. You can create Fake error message with any message.

  • Open Notepad
  • Type X=Msgbox(“Message Here”,0+16,”Title Here”)
  • Replace Message Here and Title Here with your Error Message and Error-Window Title respectively.
  • Save the file with anyname.vbs.
  • Now, click the file and you’ll get your custom-made Windows error message.


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