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Backing Up Your Sticky Notes

Backing up Sticky Notes is accomplished by copying the Sticky Notes data folder “%appdata%\Microsoft\Sticky Notes” to another location. You can do this by following these steps:

  1. If you have Sticky Notes open, close them by right clicking their icon in the taskbar and selecting “Close Window”.
  2. Open an explorer window either by clicking “Computer” in the Start Menu or using the shortcut Windows Key + E.
  3. In the address part of the explorer window, type %appdata% and hit enter.
  4. Go to the Microsoft folder.
  5. Copy the “Sticky Notes” folder to your backup location.
  6. Once the copy is complete, you have successfully backed up your sticky notes.

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Restoring Your Sticky Notes

Restoring Sticky Notes is accomplished by copying the Sticky Notes data folder you copied to “%appdata%\Microsoft\Sticky Notes”. You can accomplish this by following these steps:

  1. If you have Sticky Notes open, close them by right clicking their icon in the taskbar and selecting “Close Window”.
  2. Open an explorer window either by clicking “Computer” in the Start Menu or using the shortcut Windows Key + E.
  3. In the address part of the explorer window, type %appdata% and hit enter.
  4. Go to the Microsoft folder.
  5. If a “Sticky Notes” folder exists, delete it.
  6. Copy your backup Sticky Notes folder to the Microsoft folder you have open.
  7. Once the copy is complete, you have successfully restored your Sticky Notes.

backing_up_sticky_notes.txt · Last modified: 2013/01/07 14:06 by abrashear