Saturday, May 7, 2016

How to recover deleted Sticky Notes in Windows

Sometimes we accidently delete sticky notes in windows as just clicking the cross button delete entire notes. As by default sticky note doesnot asks for delete confirmation this mistakes occurs multiple time with us.

Do not worry if you accidently deleted the sticky notes, Just follow below steps to recover the same -

1. Open Run command in windows either going through Programs - Run or pressing Windows + R key.

2. Type below texts in run windows and press enter.

%AppData%\Microsoft\Sticky Notes\

3. Now open StickyNotes(.SNT) file with a text editor like- Notepad, Notepad++ , Microsoft Word, etc.

Once this document is opened you can find all notes at the end of this file.

How to enable delete confirmation for Sticky Notes

To avoid the accidently deletion of sticky notes in future better to enable delete confirmation for the same. One can enable delete confirmation for sticky notes using below steps -

1. Open Run command in windows either going through Programs - Run or pressing Windows + R key.
2. Type regedit and press enter to open registry editor.
3. Navigate to the sticky note resgitry - HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Applets\StickyNotes
4. Double click on PROMPT_ON_DELETE or Right click on it and click Modify.. then change value from 0 to 1 to enable the delete confirmation.

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