Sticky Notes getting deleted on Windows 10
Many a times, it is found that Sticky Notes in Windows 10/8.1/8/7 get deleted by mistake. Apart from accidental deletion, there are many other reasons due to which you may lose your Sticky Notes like:
When you come across such situations, how to recover deleted Sticky Notes in Windows 10 becomes quite important. Let’s find the solutions now.
Here you can find two easy methods to restore Sticky Notes in Windows 10 and regain the contents kept on them. One is to look for Sticky Notes by your own search and the other is to leave the mess to Remo Recover file recovery software.
Solution 1: Locate Sticky Notes file folder and find .snt files in Windows 10 by yourself
When you have mistakenly deleted or lost a Sticky Notes for some reasons in Windows 10, Windows 8 or Windows 7, you can first try to recover them by yourself. Here is how to do it.
1. Launch Run dialog box by simultaneously pressing Windows and R key
2. Type %AppData%\Microsoft\Sticky Notes\ in Run command box and click OK button
3. You will get Sticky Notes folder which will have StickyNotes (.SNT) file. Double-click on the file to open, but you will find nothing because by default Windows does not support .SNT file format
Therefore, you need to open StickyNotes file using Microsoft Office Word program or its equivalent. Once the file is opened in Word, the actual contents of the Sticky Notes will get displayed towards the end of the document.
If the above method is not helpful or the computer doesn't have the path mentioned in solution one, you can try Remo Recover file recovery tool that works well to restore deleted files in Windows 10. This method differs a little from the former one. Since, the software deeply scans the Windows 10 hard drive and find .snt files based on their unique signature. Therefore, you can only find and retrieve .SNT files instead of recovering all the lost or deleted files and save your precious time.
All you need is to free download the demo version of Remo Recover and follow below mentioned steps to restore all lost or deleted Sticky Notes in Windows 10 with just few simple steps.
Step 1: Download Remo Recovery software on your computer and install it. Run the tool and when the main screen opens, select Recover Files option and select the drive from which you want to recover sticky notes. Then click Scan for the software to start scanning the drive
Step 2: After the scan is complete, all found files are displayed in 2 kinds of views namely File Type View and Data View
Step 3: Next, double click on the recovered file to have a free preview
Step 4: And finally, save the recovered files to any suitable location of your choice
Other cases where Remo Recover software is used: