Sunday, 20 November 2011

Trick To Use Your Keyboard LED’s to Show Network Activity

Most of the modern keyboards have three inbuilt LED lights forNum Lock,Caps Lock and Scroll Lock.But they are idle for most of the time and we usually use only Caps Lock LED.Now we can use Num Lock LED and Scroll Lock LED to show networking activity.They will blink whenever you send or receive some data using internet.
If you want to blink your keyboard LED’s continuously then you should also read the trick to Convert keyboard LED into Disco lights
We will be using a very small freeware utility called Network Lights only 75 kb in size and it doesn’t require any installation.I have tested this utility in windows 7  and it works fine.

How To Show network Activity Using Keyboard LED’s?

  • Download Network Lights
  • Open the file and click on Networklights.exe file
  • It will automatically minimize into your taskbar and from now onwards your keyboard LED’s will show network activity.
  • If you want to exit this utility simply right click on the taskbar icon and click on Exit

network lights Trick To Use Your Keyboard LED’s to Show Network Activity

This is a real funny trick with which you can amuse you friends.It doesnot require any programming skills on your part.This trick will make your keyboard LED’s blink like disco lights.This method is based on an a vb script.The blinking of the lights will continue until and unless you stop it.This looks more fascinating in the dark as the keyboard led’s are very small.OK,now here is the step by step tutorial with screenshots on how to convert your keyboard into Live disco.
1.Open notepad.You can open notepad by doing a right click on your desktop and then new->text document.
createnewtextdocument  Tricks To Convert Keyboard Into Live Disco
2.Copy and paste the code below into the notepad

Set wshShell =wscript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
wscript.sleep 100
wshshell.sendkeys "{CAPSLOCK}"
wshshell.sendkeys "{NUMLOCK}"
wshshell.sendkeys "{SCROLLLOCK}"
3.Save the file with name disco.vbs
4.Double click on the saved file and your keyboard Led’s will start blinking like disco lights.
5.To stop the disco lights open task manager.You can open task manager by doing a right click on your taskbar and then selecting task manager.
vistataskmgr01  Tricks To Convert Keyboard Into Live Disco
6.Now locate wscript.exe and select it.Click on “ End Process “.
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