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Computer Auto Correct Prank

by Smidge Boyter on March 22, 2011

This is a guest prank from Theo.

If visiting a friends house or similar to do homework on a PC, this is a great little prank that is reversable and can be very, very funny.

Check which kind of computer they have, If it is windows XP or newer, then you’re in luck! Try getting them to go on microsoft word, but don’t make it seem like you are too eager or else they will suspect something. When on microsoft word, wait for them to go to the toilet or something.

Setting up operation Assface Auto Correct prank:

Image of Auto Correct Prank options

Auto Correct Prank Setup

  • quickly misspell a word. If it is underlined in zig-zag red, right click and select AutoCorrect. Ignore the suggestions and click AutoCorrect Options. Here it will show a window.
  • Find the check box where it says ‘Replace text as you type’. Make sure
    it is checked.
  • In the text boxes right underneath, labelled ‘Replace:’
    and ‘With:
    In the replace box, type in a word they are bound to type.
  • The victim’s name works very well. (e.g. ‘Bob’ leaves the room. I get up AutoCorrect, and set it up to replace the word ‘bob’ (no capitals) with ‘assface’.
    When ‘Bob’ types in his name, it will automatically be replaced with ‘assface’.

To reverse it (although why would you ever want to ;-))

  • go back to AutoCorrect
  • find the command that says ‘replace ‘bob’ with ‘assface’ (it
    will be saved in the scroll-down box at the bottom of the window.
  • scroll down untill you find the command.) click on the command and
    click delete (found at the bottom of the window also.)

{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

BOBO July 14, 2011 at 4:32 pm

UR jokes R good 🙂


sergio July 20, 2011 at 12:34 am

Where is a download link?


visionwolf January 1, 2012 at 7:09 am

haha. my friend is always going on about how awesome she is, so i replaced her name with pooface, and awesome with severely retarded. she obviously typed in “stacey is awesome” and it came up with “pooface is severely retarded.” XD


weqghnjtme March 3, 2012 at 3:38 am



Rob Ricci August 23, 2012 at 12:43 pm

This also works with OpenOffice.org. I just tried it using my name and having it change it to HAHA. The AutoCorrect function in OpenOffice.com is under Format. Make sure While Typing is checked. Then goo to Auto Correct options and do your “fix”. While I was typing this, I thought of a another trick you can do. Change “T\the” to “teh” or something similar so when he/she actually types the correct word in, a typo will magically appear. Lots of fun to be had when a looming deadline is approaching and your victim is stressing.


kuldip December 30, 2012 at 4:16 am

ha ha ha … i will try this on my friend… ha ha ha …very funny


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