Most Useful Computer Tricks & Settings that Nobody Will Tell You - Tech Foul

In this blog, We discuss about the some powerful and useful computer tricks and settings. We will discuss about the some hidden features. In daily life, these tricks are most useful and valuable.

Let's discuss about the most powerful tricks and settings

1) Convert word,ppt or excel file into PDF or other type (Without using any software) 

This features is useful for M.S. Office users. When i tell you that please convert word file to PDF file, that time you use online software and browse your file in it and convert to PDF file. Here, we convert any file to any other type easily and this is secure method. First we browse the file and some time it could be risky, so we directly convert word file to PDF file.
  • First of all, you should have a word file or you can create it.
  • Open it.
  • Click on save as and change save as type Word Document to PDF



  • Click on save button.
  • Go to save location and you see that pdf file.
Note :- You can directly convert the file without any software. But you are using M.S. Office 2007 , you have to add Save as PDF and XPS file. These files are of Microsoft.


2) PSR (Problem Step Recorder)

This is window hidden feature called PSR. If you work in window system and you want to record that step by step so this feature is very useful.

How to use Problem Step Recorder features ?
  • Click on window button.
  • Click on RUN.
  • And write PSR on run.
  • Press Enter.
You can directly open with press the WINDOW + R and write PSR and press enter.
  • You can see Step Recorder or PSR.




  • Click on Start Record button and do your work .
  • Recorder record you work.
  • After completing your work you can stop it and save it.
  • It will give the ZIP file.
  • You have to extract it and open it.
  • And you see your work which is recorded.
This features can record your work step by step and take a screen shot and give you with complete content. This feature is also use to take a screen shots and record step by step.


3) Creating a New Folder


This feature is very important in computer or laptop and i tell you should know about it.
When i tell you that Please create a new folder , that time you will right click on screen -> click on NEW -> Folder. But this trick is for new computer user and it is not a smart way.
If you want to like a smart so you have to use the shortcut key when creating a folder.
  • Go to that location where you want to create a new folder.
  • Now here you have to use short cut key for creating a new folder.
  • Ctrl + Shift + N
  • You press these three key and you see your new folder on that location.


4) Fun with Notepad

You see many film of related hacking and you see they are so intelligent and do work with their laptop. So here, we give you a fun trick which is used in film and you also make it funny with your friends and shocked them.

Here we discuss a batch file which is work on computer command.

@echo off
color 02
:start
echo off%Your Name%Your Name%Your Name%Your Name%Your Name%
Your Name%Your Name%Your Name%Your Name%Your Name%
Your Name%Your Name%Your Name%Your Name%
goto start


  • You can see above code.
  • Copy that code and paste in your notepad.
  • Now, Save it
  • Give the name of file with .bat extension.





  • Click on save button.
  • Now, You see that name file on that location.
  • Open it to see the fun.





5) Hide the Recycle Bin

You can't hide or delete your Recycle Bin from your desktop. Here, we discuss about how to hide or delete recycle bin. With this trick you can shocked your friend and can make it funny.
  • First of all, press the start button and click on Run.
  • Write a gpedit.msc in run.



  • Click on OK and you see a new window of the Local Group Policy Editor -> User Configuration.
  • Administrative Template -> Desktop -> Remove Recycle Bin icon from Desktop.
  • Double click on it.
  • Click Enable option.
  • Apply -> OK
  • Come on desktop and refresh it.
  • You see your recycle bin is hided.
NOTE = This trick is only supported in Windows XP Professional or Windows Server 2003 family.


6) Find Gender of your PC / Laptop

You know gender of your computer? This trick is find the gender of your computer. You can know gender by speaking the sentences. Let's start to find the gender of the computer.
  • Open notepad (or other editor you want) and copy the code.
  • Paste it in notepad and click on save.

Dim Message, Speak
Message=InputBox("Enter text","Speak")
Set Speak=CreateObject("sapi.spvoice")
Speak.Speak Message


  • Save the notepad file with .vbs extension




  • After saving this file open it and you saw a dialogue box.
  • Write the sentence in dialogue box and press OK.



  • You can listen that sentence and think your computer is male or female.


7) Search By Image (Photo) in Google Chrome

You want to know information about anything, you search on the google and get it. But you have an image  that time it very difficult to get information about it.

We give you a trick to search by image in google chrome and you get information. This trick is search by image or photos. It is a feature of google called search by Images.

Google search engine search that image on internet and find the information of that image or related image an give you the result.
  • First of all, you have to open your google chrome and right side you see the option of the image.



  • Now, Click on images tab and you can see the camera icon in google search bar.
  • Click the camera icon and upload the image.
  • After uploading it searching about your image and give you the result.

This is the google image search engine and search by your images. Google will find the information about that image or related that images. You can search information by images with using this feature.






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