Notepad Tricks (8 Cool Hacks)

You can say that notepad does not have design effects like MS word and other word processing programs but it is a very useful tool for writing basic programs. You can use it to write some simple texts and old programming codes like VB, HTML etc.

As a windows user, you can use it to write some little notepad tricks and hacks. And that is what this post is all about, notepad tricks. You can easily lay your hands on notepad because it comes freely with the windows OS but if you are a programmer that wants more, you can get advance one like notepad++.

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Notepad Trick For To Clean UP Your PC

So back to notepad tricks, the first one I will like to share with you is cleanup tool. It is my favourite because you can use it to boost the speed of your computer. It will clean and defrag your hard disk, delete temporary files and internet cookies.

It is very simple, just copy the code below and save it as “PC Cleanup.bat”. Double click to open the program from where you save it and pick the number of what you want to do. This is the only notepad tricks .bat that is on this post but you can see more on this site.

@echo off
title PC Cleanup http://PCMOMENT.COM

:menu
cls
echo ——————————————————————————–
echo PC Cleanup Utility
echo ——————————————————————————–
echo.
echo Select a tool
echo =============
echo.
echo [1] Delete Internet Cookies
echo [2] Delete Temporary Internet Files
echo [3] Disk Cleanup
echo [4] Disk Defragment
echo [5] Exit
echo.
set /p op=Run:
if %op%==1 goto 1
if %op%==2 goto 2
if %op%==3 goto 3
if %op%==4 goto 4
if %op%==5 goto exit
goto error
:1
cls
echo ——————————————————————————–
echo Delete Internet Cookies
echo ——————————————————————————–
echo.
echo Deleting Cookies…
ping localhost -n 3 >nul
del /f /q “%userprofile%\Cookies\*.*”
cls
echo ——————————————————————————–
echo Delete Internet Cookies
echo ——————————————————————————–
echo.
echo Cookies deleted.
echo.
echo Press any key to return to the menu. . .
pause >nul
goto menu
:2
cls
echo ——————————————————————————–
echo Delete Temporary Internet Files
echo ——————————————————————————–
echo.
echo Deleting Temporary Files…
ping localhost -n 3 >nul
del /f /q “%userprofile%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\*.*”
cls
echo ——————————————————————————–
echo Delete Temporary Internet Files
echo ——————————————————————————–
echo.
echo Temporary Internet Files deleted.
echo.
echo Press any key to return to the menu. . .
pause >nul
goto menu
:3
cls
echo ——————————————————————————–
echo Disk Cleanup
echo ——————————————————————————–
echo.
echo Running Disk Cleanup…
ping localhost -n 3 >nul
if exist “C:\WINDOWS\temp”del /f /q “C:WINDOWS\temp\*.*”
if exist “C:\WINDOWS\tmp” del /f /q “C:\WINDOWS\tmp\*.*”
if exist “C:\tmp” del /f /q “C:\tmp\*.*”
if exist “C:\temp” del /f /q “C:\temp\*.*”
if exist “%temp%” del /f /q “%temp%\*.*”
if exist “%tmp%” del /f /q “%tmp%\*.*”
if not exist “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.*” goto skip
if exist “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.zip” del “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.zip” /f /q
if exist “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.exe” del “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.exe” /f /q
if exist “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.gif” del “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.gif” /f /q
if exist “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.jpg” del “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.jpg” /f /q
if exist “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.png” del “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.png” /f /q
if exist “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.bmp” del “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.bmp” /f /q
if exist “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.avi” del “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.avi” /f /q
if exist “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.mpg” del “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.mpg” /f /q
if exist “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.mpeg” del “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.mpeg” /f /q
if exist “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.ra” del “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.ra” /f /q
if exist “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.ram” del “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.ram”/f /q
if exist “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.mp3” del “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.mp3” /f /q
if exist “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.mov” del “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.mov” /f /q
if exist “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.qt” del “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.qt” /f /q
if exist “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.asf” del “C:\WINDOWS\Users\*.asf” /f /q
:skip
if not exist C:\WINDOWS\Users\Users\*.* goto skippy /f /q
if exist C:\WINDOWS\Users\AppData\Temp\*.zip del C:\WINDOWS\Users\Users\*.zip /f /q
if exist C:\WINDOWS\Users\AppData\Temp\*.exe del C:\WINDOWS\Users\Users\*.exe /f /q
if exist C:\WINDOWS\Users\AppData\Temp\*.gif del C:\WINDOWS\Users\Users\*.gif /f /q
if exist C:\WINDOWS\Users\AppData\Temp\*.jpg del C:\WINDOWS\Users\Users\*.jpg /f /q
if exist C:\WINDOWS\Users\AppData\Temp\*.png del C:\WINDOWS\Users\Users\*.png /f /q
if exist C:\WINDOWS\Users\AppData\Temp\*.bmp del C:\WINDOWS\Users\Users\*.bmp /f /q
if exist C:\WINDOWS\Users\AppData\Temp\*.avi del C:\WINDOWS\Users\Users\*.avi /f /q
if exist C:\WINDOWS\Users\AppData\Temp\*.mpg del C:\WINDOWS\Users\Users\*.mpg /f /q
if exist C:\WINDOWS\Users\AppData\Temp\*.mpeg del C:\WINDOWS\Users\Users\*.mpeg /f /q
if exist C:\WINDOWS\Users\AppData\Temp\*.ra del C:\WINDOWS\Users\Users\*.ra /f /q
if exist C:\WINDOWS\Users\AppData\Temp\*.ram del C:\WINDOWS\Users\Users\*.ram /f /q
if exist C:\WINDOWS\Users\AppData\Temp\*.mp3 del C:\WINDOWS\Users\Users\*.mp3 /f /q
if exist C:\WINDOWS\Users\AppData\Temp\*.asf del C:\WINDOWS\Users\Users\*.asf /f /q
if exist C:\WINDOWS\Users\AppData\Temp\*.qt del C:\WINDOWS\Users\Users\*.qt /f /q
if exist C:\WINDOWS\Users\AppData\Temp\*.mov del C:\WINDOWS\Users\Users\*.mov /f /q
:skippy
if exist “C:\WINDOWS\ff*.tmp” del C:\WINDOWS\ff*.tmp /f /q
if exist C:\WINDOWS\ShellIconCache del /f /q “C:\WINDOWS\ShellI~1\*.*”
cls
echo ——————————————————————————–
echo Disk Cleanup
echo ——————————————————————————–
echo.
echo Disk Cleanup successful!
echo.
pause
goto menu
:4
cls
echo ——————————————————————————–
echo Disk Defragment
echo ——————————————————————————–
echo.
echo Defragmenting hard disks…
ping localhost -n 3 >nul
defrag -c -v
cls
echo ——————————————————————————–
echo Disk Defragment
echo ——————————————————————————–
echo.
echo Disk Defrag successful!
echo.
pause
goto menu
:error
cls
echo Command not recognized.
ping localhost -n 4 >nul
goto menu
:exit

echo Thanks for using PC Cleanup Utility
ping 127.0.0.1 >nul
exit

Notepad Codes List

Notepad Trick To Quickly Shutdown Your Computer

You don’t need to go through the routine of looking for the shutdown button, blah blah blah. You only need to save your files and double click on the bat file you are going to create in a moment.

Paste the following code into notepad and save with shutdown.bat as name.

@echo off

msg * Shutdown computer

shutdown -c “Sleep Tight” –s

The next time you want to shut down your computer, save your works and double click on the file.

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Notepad Trick To Make a Personal Diary

Tis can be useful if you want to be taking note of some daily happenings in your life.

Type .LOG into notepad and save with any name you want. Whenever you open the document it will display the name and date, then you can type whatever you want below.

Now that you’ve got a new diary don’t forget to make good use of it.

Please note that LOG is in uppercase.

 

Notepad Trick To Make Your Computer Speak Whatever You Want

This is a notepad .vbs trick that will make your computer speak whatever you type into it. It is actually a fun thing to do some nice feelings from your friends and you can take it further and make your computer speak your name after every start up.

Paste the text below into your notepad and remember, save every notepad .vbs trick with a name having .vbs at the end of it e.g Computer speak.vbs

Dim message, sapi

message=InputBox(“What should I speak?”,”Speak to me”)

Set sapi=CreateObject(“sapi.spvoice”)

sapi.Speak message

Save and open the file then type what you want to hear from your computer.

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Notepad Trick To Create CD Drive Virus

Notepad vbs trick as simple as it is, it can scare the hell out of some one. Just copy and paste the text into notepad and save with .vbs as usual. Open the document on any computer and see the magic. A word of warning here; you will need to restart the computer before you can close the program. A funny notepad hack for school.

Set oWMP = CreateObject(“WMPlayer.OCX.7″)

Set colCDROMs = oWMP.cdromCollection

do

if colCDROMs.Count >= 1 then

For i = 0 to colCDROMs.Count – 1

colCDROMs.Item(i).Eject

Next

For i = 0 to colCDROMs.Count – 1

colCDROMs.Item(i).Eject

Next

End If

wscript.sleep 5000

loop

Notepad Tricks .Bat

Notepad Trick To Display A Fighter Jet

If you type some particular characters into notepad using wingdings as font, you will get some funny images. Some people do say that if you type the flight number (Q33N) of the plane that attacked the U.S word trade centre into notepad, you will see the plane. It is not actually the plane because in wingdings, capital Q is plane, number 3 is a sheet of paper and capital N is used to display the skull of a human being.

Play with the font in notepad and see some amazing things you can do with it.

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