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How To Troll Computer Style [Pic]

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Hits: 7179 | Favorites: 7 | Emailed: 0 | Rating: 2.8 | Category: Technology | Date: 01/17/2014
 
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lauriloo
Female, 40-49, Midwest US
 1805 Posts
Sunday, January 19, 2014 3:25:39 PM
we did something similar to a boss I had (we all liked him, it was just a fun, don't go on vacation prank). I took a screenshot of his desktop, turned it upside down, made it his wallpaper and put all his real folders and app aliases in a folder pushed just off screen. we then put everything we could in his cubicle upside down. he thought it was funny.

faaaaq
Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 678 Posts
Saturday, January 18, 2014 10:45:10 AM
Ive done this long, long, LONG ago to one of my (ex) friends. And Angilion, I did a variation of your idea. You can simply right-click the background, go to View, and select to hide all desktop icons. No fiddling with the icons or an extra folder

stumpen
Male, 18-29, Europe
 59 Posts
Friday, January 17, 2014 8:32:44 PM
to drips, it changes the layout to another countrys normal setting, but this is on most windows os and actually really useful when you type in different languages

Angilion
Male, 40-49, Europe
 11638 Posts
Friday, January 17, 2014 7:03:07 PM
But why would you do this sort of thing anyway? It's a petty revenge at best, not worth stooping to.

Angilion
Male, 40-49, Europe
 11638 Posts
Friday, January 17, 2014 6:59:53 PM
Simpler one, assuming they use desktop icons as shortcuts:

Take a screenshot and save it.

Move the shortcuts into a folder (so they can be easily restored to the desktop afterwards).

Set the background image to be the screenshot you took earlier.

Now the screen looks identical to their usual desktop (including the cursor), but clicking on the icons does nothing at all because they're just part of the background and not shortcuts.

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