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Top Five Cool Notepad Tricks for PC – Tricks & Hack

Hello guys we are back with yet another interesting topic for you, today we will discuss one of the famous text editors provided by Microsoft in all the versions of Windows, Yes we are talking about “Notepad” we all know how it works but most of us are restricted to use it just for writing notes, the files we save in Notepad are saved in .txt format which is compatible with almost every text editor and this is the reason it is been used by millions of Windows computer. However, Notepad is not limited to merely writing text but it has diverse hidden applications which surely most of us are not aware of.

Do you know your simple Notepad can open several unknown files and extension just with a command you are not aware of, apart from this a Notepad can perform several hacks and tricks which makes it more interesting and useful.

Today we are going to share top 5 Cool Notepad Tricks which you can learn and surprise your friends.

1. How to Create Diary on Notepad

This is one of the most amazing tricks you should learn and practice, this trick allows you create note in a Notepad which gets automatically saved with updated date and time.

  1. Open the Notepad
  2. Then Type .LOG in the first line.
  3. After that save the file in Log.txt format.
  4. Now the saved file becomes your Diary and every time you will edit your file it will get saved in the auto date and time update format.

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2. How to Create Windows Errors (fake) with Notepad

This is yet another exciting Notepad trick using which you can create Fake Windows Error messages. You can do this with any message, to try this trick follow the below mentioned steps-

  1. First of all open the Notepad
  2. Then type X=Msgbox(“Message Here”,0+16,”Title Here”)
  3. Now change Message Here and Title Here with the error message of you want to display
  4. Now save the file in error.vbs. format
  5. Now, click on the saved to display yourself created fake Windows error message.

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3. How to Force Shutdown my Windows

This trick will allow you to forcefully shutdown your computer by a click, follow the steps below to know how to do it-

  1. First of all Open the Notepad
  2. Write @echo off in the 1st line.
  3. Write msg * Shutdown computer in the 2nd line.
  4. Write shutdown -c “Sleep Tight” -s in the 3rd line
  5. Now save the file using .BAT extension.
  6. Now click on this file to shutdown your computer instantly.

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4. How to create Password protected Folder using Notepad

This is one of the coolest Notepad trick you can ever imagine, this trick allows you to save your private files in a password protected folder created using Notepad, follow the steps to do it yourself-

  • First of all Open the Notepad
  • Copy(don’t copy ||||)  paste the below mentioned code in it:

title Folder Private
if EXIST “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}” goto UNLOCK
if NOT EXIST Private goto MDLOCKER
echo Are you sure you want to lock the folder(Y/N)
set/p “cho=>”
if %cho%==Y goto LOCK
if %cho%==y goto LOCK
if %cho%==n goto END
if %cho%==N goto END
echo Invalid choice.
ren Private “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}”
attrib +h +s “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}”
echo Folder locked
goto End
echo Enter password to unlock folder
set/p “pass=>”
if NOT %pass%== goto FAIL
attrib -h -s “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}”
ren “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}” Private
echo Folder Unlocked successfully
goto End
echo Invalid passwordsssa
goto end
md Private
echo Private created successfully
goto End

  • Please Note- written in blue is the password set by us. You can change this password.
  • Now save the file using private.bat with and select on File Type As All Files.
  • Now when you will open this file it will get open as a password protected folder where you can move your private files and folders.
  • Close Private folder.
  • Now, no one will be able to open the folder without the password.

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 5. How to Make your Computer Speak Your Sentence

Imagine your computer speaking the sentence you write in the provided text box, isn’t it cool? To learn this cool trick, follow the steps-

  1. First of all Open the Notepad
  2. Copy(don’t copy ||||) and paste the below mentioned command in it:
    ||||Dim message, sapi
    message=InputBox(“What do you want me to say?”,”Speak to Me”)
    Set sapi=CreateObject(“sapi.spvoice”)
    sapi.Speak message||||
  3. Now save your file in speak.vbs. format.
  4. Double tap on this file to open the text box and enter the sentence you want your computer to speak.Double-click the file and it will open a prompt. Enter the sentence you want your computer to speak
  5. Click OK and Notepad will speak the sentence for you.

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