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pretend that a Windows or macOS computer has started updating itself

26 mayo, 2021

We can differentiate between two types of people: those who always want to try the latest version of an operating system (even installing beta versions) and others who try to avoid such updates at all costs.

If you have a co-worker or friend who is in the second group and are you thinking of playing a prank on him, Update Pranker is a website that is sure to suit you like a glove.

“Update Faker allows you to fake a system update. It’s the perfect way to prank your friends, family or colleagues … especially when they are working on something very important.”

“Blue Screen of Death” included

It is designed to play jokes on desktop computers, since this website currently offers Windows XP, Windows 98, Windows 10, and macOS upgrade simulations.

They recommend pressing F11 (in the case of Windows) to make the browser appear full screen (and so it looks like the system is actually being updated). If we press Enter, the dreaded “blue screen of death” will immediately appear.

The people who created Update Faker claim that “they are not responsible possible revenge actions involving your own computer. ”

How to update Windows to the latest version

go figure that a coworker is in the middle of a document and gets up for a moment to make a coffee or go to the bathroom. With a couple of clicks you can make him believe that the team has started to update and that all his work has been lost.

In fact, the creators of this page claim that lor have been done to make users aware that they should lock their computers when they are not near them (‘Windows + L’ or ‘CTRL + SHIFT + POWER’ key on macOS).