• @can
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    221 month ago

    I have a folder of “pranks” like these from way back and they were harmless but sure enough they fire off modern anti virus software.

    • @[email protected]
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      171 month ago

      I made one called “crash_bandicoot.exe” that opened the windows calculator in an infinite loop.

        • @[email protected]
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          11 month ago

          The modern school equivalent of cheap pranks on computers isn’t some elaborate virus, it’s just pressing the “mail” or “calculator” keys on the keyboard for the guy next to you. Never personally witnessed anything more elaborate, though my classmate apparently distributed dubious batch files he wrote once

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      121 month ago

      How about the one that launched a dialog box: “Do you have a small penis? Yes/No”, and if you moved your mouse near the “No” button, the button would run away around the screen?

      Man, good times.

      • @can
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        111 month ago

        Odd, that button always worked for me.

    • @[email protected]
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      21 month ago

      I remember with mobile phones you’d have an app that was called shave or something like that.

      It would play the sound of a shaving apparatus and you’d run your phone across your cheek pretending to shave