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Sticky Notes seems very useful and I want to use it for my day to day tasks.

But when I open Sticky Notes, it always sits in the taskbar. If I could move it to the System Tray, then that would be very helpful.

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By default Windows 7's Sticky Notes cannot be minimised to the tray. Either of the following should work (the first adds this missing feature among others, the second is a 3rd party notes utility with this feature):

1. Sticky Notes Taskbar Hider

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2. Stickies

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unfortunately I can't install these software's in my system (no admin permissions ) –  SuVeRa Oct 25 '12 at 6:20
Can you try Stickies Portable and see if it works fine? –  Karan Oct 25 '12 at 6:31
Sophos is blocking the SNTH site as having been flagged for malware. Any insight? –  isherwood Jun 14 '13 at 13:19
@isherwood: No idea. Maybe the site is infected, perhaps after being hacked. Maybe it's just a bad ad. Maybe it's a Sophos false positive. I'm sure the program is available elsewhere as well. –  Karan Jun 14 '13 at 15:00
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Notes Hider

I was annoyed with Sticky Notes Taskbar Hider, it simply didn't work, no matter what I did. I had to always or almost always hide Sticky Notes manually through the tray icon on Windows startup. So I wrote Notes Hider which does the trick for me. Just add it to Windows startup and whenever Sticky Notes is started, the icon is removed from the taskbar.

It doesn't add a tray icon, but do we really need this after all? In any case, if you still would like to be able to exit from Sticky Notes, you could kill the process at worst, either through task manager, or combining Hidden Start with the taskkill utility to create a shortcut for doing the job for you. Or the best of the options: if you're a programmer, you can contribute a patch and add the tray support yourself, since after all, Notes Hider is free and open source!

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