How to backup Sticky Notes in Windows?

Sticky Notes is a handy program to take notes on your computer. While there are various flavors of it on the internet to download and install, it also comes along with Windows 7 operating system. If you have a Tablet PC or a touchscreen, Windows 7 Sticky Notes support pen and touch input, too—you can even switch between different input methods within the space of a single note. Sticky Notes is available only in the Home Premium, Professional, and Ultimate editions of Windows 7.

How to backup Sticky Notes?

If you have a lot of notes taken, you may want to backup your notes when you reformat or move the same copies to another computer. To backup Stickey Notes, do the following:
  • Go to the location "C:\Users\your-user-name\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Sticky Notes"
  • Copy the file "StickyNotes.snt"
  • On the destination computer, close Sticky Notes if it is already running.
  • Go to the location "C:\Users\your-user-name\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Sticky Notes"
  •  Paste the "StickyNotes.snt" file you backed up and replace the existing one.
  • Start Sticky Notes.
You should be able to see the same notes now.

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