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Sticky Notes not working, now disappeared.

My Sticky Notes program only functioned properly for the first day I had the computer.  The second day, the program was still there, but it wouldn't open.  Now, months have gone by and the program isn't even in the "Control Panel" programs list.  I have
followed the instructions given in other threads by turning off and on the tablet features in "Program and Features".  This has not made the program reappear.

Please help!

– Sallie Denson

Keys to the Problem Sticky Notes not working, now disappeared.


Hi MediaMack33,

a) Do you remember making any changes to your computer prior to the issue occurring?

b) Have you done an upgrade or clean installation of Windows 7?
Sticky Notes can be launched from the following location:
 
C:\Windows\System32\StikyNot.exe

I would suggest you to perform an SFC scan and then check if you are able to use the Sticky notes.
 Perform a SFC Scan

1.
Click Start, click All Programs, click Accessories, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administrator.
If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Allow

2.
Type the following command, and then press ENTER: sfc /scannow A message will appear stating that 'The system scan will begin'.
Be patient because the scan may take some time

3.
If any files require a replace SFC will replace them.
You may be asked to insert your Win7 DVD for this process to continue

4.
If everything is okay you should, after the scan, see the following message "Windows resource protection did not find any integrity violations"

5.
After the scan has completed, close the command prompt window, restart the computer and check.

Check the below mentioned link for further guidance on
SFC scan -
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929833

After SFC scan you may fix the Corrupted User Account since the issue could because of Corrupted User Account.

Follow the steps from the article to fix Corrupted User Account :
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/Windows7/Fix-a-corrupted-user-profile

If the issue persists I would suggest you to put the computer in clean boot state and then check if any non-Microsoft service is interfering –

To perform the clean boot follow the step 1 mentioned in the below article and then check in this clean boot state -

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135

If the issue gets resolved check which non-Microsoft service is causing the problem; referring to the article and following other steps.

After you have finished troubleshooting, follow these steps to reset the computer to start as usual:

Click Start, type msconfig.exe in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.


If you are prompted for an administrator password or for confirmation, type your password, or click Continue.

1.
On the General tab, click the Normal Startup option, and then click OK.


2.
When you are prompted to restart the computer, click Restart.


Azeez Nadeem - Microsoft Support

Reboot the computer


You were playing a game when suddenly an error message popped up? You can try to reboot your computer to see if this problem could be a glitch. Many errors can be fixed by a simple restart as it is not impossible that the system malfunctions after long-time working. What it needs is just a break and a reboot. If you can't restart it normally, you can force reboot it.

Reinstall your Operating System


The ultimate solution for error: Sticky Notes not working, now disappeared. is to reinstall Windows. This removes all unwanted application that is causing problems, erases adware and other malware, clears out junk files and so on.

A Windows disc is needed for old versions of Windows, but Windows 8 has a built in Refresh option that makes the job easy. Bring up the Charms bar on the right side of the screen and click Settings, Change PC settings. Click Update and recovery, then Recovery. Under Refresh your system without affecting your files, click Get started.

Personal files - photos, music and documents - are kept, so it isn't a complete refresh, but it's may be enough for most people. A more powerful option is Remove everything and reinstall Windows. Copy files you want to keep to a USB drive before starting though.

– Harley Creason. Jan.27th

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