File backup (Students) - PC Sticky Notes Backup

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This article lists the steps for backing up your Sticky Notes in the default Sticky Note program in Windows. This is important if you use Sticky Notes a lot to keep important information.


1. The StickyNotes.snt file is located in a hidden folder on your laptop. In order to see hidden folders, you need to enable that feature in Microsoft Windows.

2. Select Start |My Computer. Select Tools|Folder Options. This opens the Folder Options window. Select the View tab. Under the heading Files and Folders - Hidden Files and Folders, select "Show hidden files and folders." Select Apply.

3. The default location of StickyNotes.snt listed in the File Path field should be as this example "C:\Users\*your-StarID*\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Sticky Notes".

4. Select Start|My Computer. Go to the location of your StickyNotes.snt file specified above. Copy it to External Hard Drive, Network, or Web-based storage.

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