Halloween spooooky Windows Word Search

Halloween is approaching... Trick or treat! Take a stab at this word search puzzle and see if you can find all of the spooooky Windows terms. But beware, you never know who may be haunting you!

Halloween is approaching... Trick or treat! See if you can find all of the spooooky Windows terms in this word search puzzle. These scary terms and phrases have been hidden in the grid -- up, down, forward, backward, or diagonally. Within a word search puzzle, words can overlap; i.e., a letter can be part of two or more words. But beware, you never know who may be haunting you! Go ahead and take a stab at this puzzle!

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Please note: This puzzle is NOT interactive...you cannot solve it on this page. Please print it out, and complete it the old fashion way -- with a pencil.

In addition, the spaces are all eliminated from phrases in the puzzle.

If you would like the answer key, email me and I will send you the URL.





Words to look for:

  • trapdoor
  • blue screen of death
  • fatal exception
  • ghost imaging
  • mouse
  • Vulcan nerve pinch
  • SQL injection
  • blended threat
  • spybot
  • worm
  • toothing
  • hybrid virus
  • trojan horse
  • stealth virus
  • illegal operation





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