Questions tagged [sticky-notes]

For questions about the Sticky Notes utility included with the Windows operating system.

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After Windows update 1903 Sticky Notes opens in different windows

I have a small problem with Sticky Notes 3.6.73.0 app on Windows 10. Before 1903 Update everything was OK (all notes were in a single window). But after installing the update each note opens in ...
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Windows 10 Sticky Notes App sync issues

We have an active directory environment. This is synced to Azure. We also have office 365 licenses assigned to several users. However, when signing in to the sticky notes app we receive an error. ...
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Windows 7 - Desktop 2.0 and Sticky notes

On Windows 7, I installed Desktops 2.0 from SysInternals. Now I want to use Sticky Notes on every desktop, however a new sticky note is part of the application which already run on desktop 1 and is ...
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Floating windows/sticky notes that always stay in the front on Windows 10? [closed]

I am using windows 10, I would like to create small sticky notes or floating windows which will always stay in the front of other applications/windows. I have tried multiple apps on Microsoft app but ...
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Windows 10: How do I stop windows from displaying the sticky notes app as a window?

I don't want my sticky notes to come up as a window while I'm switching between applications. I don't want them to come up in the application switcher or appear in the taskbar as an active window: I ...
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How to get old Sticky Notes back after December 2018 update to Windows 10?

I used for years this solution: https://superuser.com/a/1173332/458487 linking to https://www.winhelponline.com/blog/get-classic-sticky-notes-windows-10-anniversary/ After December 2018 "Feature ...
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Attaching and opening sticky notes through other applications

When I attach a sticky note to a folder and then navigate to that folder through another application, the sticky won't pop up. I have tried and tested this with a few applications but no joy. How can ...
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How to create Microsoft.StickyNotes.exe shortcut in Windows 10?

All I want to do is create either a shortcut or a copy of Microsoft.StickyNotes.exe so that I can put it in my QuickLaunch. Whenever I try to do this I get this error: This application can only run ...
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Can closed Sticky Notes be recovered on Windows 10?

The suggested answer from this question does not work for me. While the file is present on my system, it has not been modified since I first started using this computer.
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Lost content of Sticky Notes application on Windows 10

I lost some important information on my sticky notes by deleting the text inside and saving it. Is there anyway to recover the sqlite file with the original content?
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How do I get the old sticky notes back?

Windows 10 did one of those updates where you sit down at your PC and are welcomed with "Hi!", "We restarted your computer". And of course they messed with my sticky notes. They seem to be 'metro' ...
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Background colour setting missing from Windows Sticky-Notes

Recently I had to reinstall Windows 10 from scratch on a new drive. This incidentally resolved a different problem I was having with the Sticky-Note widgets. But I realized that now the ... is ...
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Re-enable delete confirmation in Sticky Notes in Windows 10

Sticky Notes in Windows 10 asks you if you're sure before deleting a sticky note. Unfortunately I disabled this feature by accident. How do I re-enable it?
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How do I import Microsoft Sticky Notes from Windows 7 to Windows 10

I know that Microsoft Sticky Notes are stored on Windows 10 in %AppData%\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftStickyNotes_8wekyb3d8bbwe I have a StickyNotes.snt file from my Windows 7 computer. How do I ...
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How to change minimum and default size (surface area) of Windows Sticky Notes

Last week, for no apparent reason, the Sticky Notes on my Windows 10 desktop grew about 3 to 4 times larger in size (surface area). Now a sticky note is about 3" x 3" on my 24" desktop, taking up far ...
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Saving of sticky note contents

I tend to cross off the 'cross' icon to the right corner of the sticky note and as there is no way of saving the content, lose it forever. What is the solution? I wish a change is made in this ...
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Windows 10 Sticky Notes custom font

I deleted the Segoe font a while back, because my sticky notes were hard to read with that font. My Sticky Notes worked with another font for a while, until the default font changed to a boxy-bold-...
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Sticky Notes - share with other users?

I realize that by default Sticky Notes posts only to the users desktop creating the note, but is it somehow possible to tweak it so that a note can be placed onto the Public Desktop, thereby making it ...
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How to change the colour of Sticky Notes in Windows?

I know the usual method to change the colour to some other prredefined colour as given below: The given colours are there for a long time and I get bored using only these colours. Also, I am using a ...
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Sync Windows sticky notes to Gmail

I have an iPad, with notes set to "Gmail", so, when I go on Gmail.com, they are all there. I want the "Sticky Notes" from my Windows 10 Computer to sync the same way. How can I do that?
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How do I change the default location of Sticky Notes on windows 7?

Looking for a solution to help me whenever add a note into sticky notes it will save on new location. Something that always windows check the new location to pull up the file not a copy/short-cut of ...
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Sticky notes on different desktops

I want to add separate sticky notes to each desktop on Windows 10. But I cannot move a note separately to different desktop instead the widget moves with notes. How to overcome this. I want to ...
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How to start multiple instances (or seperate sets) of Sticky Notes in Windows 7

I want to have different sets of Sticky Notes in Windows 7 and I think could be achieved by starting multiple instances of Sticky Notes. Can this be done in Windows 7? Ultimately, I'd like to have ...
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How to Restore Sticky Notes? [duplicate]

How can I restore a sticky note in Windows 7. It is important. I was typing on it and the yellow square suddenly just went blank. I scrolled up and down but the entire thing was blank. The note ...
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Sticky notes on windows 7

I have Sticky notes running as a widget on windows 7. I would like to do the following Change that front to arial narrow and BOLD. I am aware of the font change fix. How do I get the bold in there ...
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Highlighting Not Enabled in PDF That Allows Text Copying and Searching (Win7)

I have a PDF of a technical paper, and I would like to highlight portions and make notes. However, neither of those tools are enabled in Adobe Reader when I open the file (using Windows 7). I can ...
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One stick of memory [closed]

Can I run a 1-2gb stick by itself in a gx 520 running win7 64 bit. All I have is 2gb stick and I need to up grade my computer that are 520 to win 7 64bit. can I just use one stick in each computer?
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Where does Sticky Notes save data?

I lost my Sticky Notes after upgrading from Windows 8 to 8.1. I still have my Windows.old folder, which has user folders in it, and so AppData as well. I'm hoping to recover a particular note, but ...
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How to move Sticky Notes from taskbar to tray on Windows 8?

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 ...
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Visual studio can't find file

I'm trying to revert Sticky Notes back to Segoe UI (I don't even know how it ceased to be in that font in the first place) so I'm trying to edit C:\Windows\System32\en-US\StikyNot.exe.mui o Visual ...
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Restore Whole Sticky Note on Windows 7 [duplicate]

I accidentally removed my Sticky Note on Windows 7 and now I've been trying to get it back. I searched at %AppData%\Microsoft\Sticky Notes\StickyNotes.snt and could see some of the text that was in ...
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Is there a way to sync Windows Sticky Notes with Google Keep?

Was wondering if there was a way for everything that I put on a Sticky Note on Windows, it would automatically make the same note in my Google Keep account.
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How do I fix .lnk files on windows vista?

How do I fix .lnk files on windows vista? Sticky Notes and Windows Journal don't seem to work any more (apparently it's anything with a .lnk file extension). I already tried system restore, and even ...
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Changing fonts of StickyNotes [duplicate]

Is there any way to change and set the different font for Windows Sticky Notes ??? I have gone through the following link. How do I change the default font of Sticky Notes? According to the link, I ...
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Windows 7 Sticky Notes On A Per-Folder Basis

Is there any way to stick notes to specific folders rather than getting to view them from Desktop?
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How to move Sticky Notes from taskbar to tray on Windows 7?

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 ...
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How to stick text with a folder in Windows

Sometimes I feel that I need to keep some notes about a folder. And its really inconvenient to keep that in a text file. And each time I need that information I have to open it and see it. But how it ...
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Is there a way to make the sticky notes more like a permanent addition to the desktop?

when I first found StickNotes I was thrilled. I was using it to keep notes on some programming changes in PHP database modules. Of course, as all good codehackers reading the directions is what you ...
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How to open %AppData%\Microsoft\Sticky Notes\StickyNotes.snt on my Win 7 Pro?

I want to open this file on my Windows 7 pro but the computer says it can't open it! Why? I'm looking for my Sticky Notes cause I need to find some lost sticky info.
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script to create windows 7 new sticky note

I wrote a program that will take text on my clipboard and write it to a temp file and then open that temp file in notepad. The program is called paste.exe and I put it in my path, so I could just WIN+...
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Sync sticky notes between Windows 7 and Linux on Dual Boot System?

I love Windows 7's sticky notes, it really helps. Here's the issue though: I dual boot Windows 7 and Fedora Linux. Whichever OS I'm in is random, depending on what I'm wanting to do at the time. ...
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How to retrieve contents of Stick Notes directly from file system?

I have accidentally deleted a sticky note which was very important to me. Fortunately, I have its backup inside system image created by Acronis True Image. I don't want to restore this system image ...
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Recovering a deleted sticky notes on Windows Vista [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Recover a closed Sticky Note in Widows 7? I accidentally deleted my sticky notes. It had very important info in it. Can I get it back?
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How to add a folder link to a sticky note

I am using sticky notes provided by windows 7. What i need to do is to add a folder from my hard disk (like c:\temp folder) to a sticky note. when i just put c:\temp folder to sticky note it is not ...
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How to get Windows 7 sticky notes to appear on top after a “lock computer”

I would like the default Sticky Notes to appear in front in one of this cases: Each time a unlock my PC (using ctrl-alt-del and entering password) Regularly, say once every hour Any ideas to how to ...
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Can I recover my disappeared Sticky Note gadget after a crash?

My computer crashed and my son fixed it but the sticky note gadget disappeared from the taskbar. And we can't find it anywhere. I need it because it is a very helpful gadget. How can I install it ...
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Sticky Note in Redhat 5

Does anyone know if there is a "sticky note" application for Rhel5? In Ubuntu, there is Xpad and Tomboy, but I couldn't see an rpm version for this. I tried to download the tarball for Tomboy but it ...
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Sticky notes Windows 7 x64 searching issue

The index service is not indexing the text within the sticky notes. I have plenty of notes but when I search with the search connector-Microsoft I do not get any results, even if I know that this word ...
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Is there a system tray-based notepad/sticky note program? [closed]

I'd like to have a program with the following functionality: I could click on a tray icon and have a popup appear with some notes, and then I could click again and it'd go away. Is there such a ...
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How to recover deleted text inside Mac OS X sticky notes

I use sticky notes to record some information. I deleted this info by accident. Is it recoverable?