How to Get Back Deleted Sticky Notes?

Sticky Notes is a stand-alone application and updated functionality of ‘Desktop Notes’ on Windows computers. Sticky Notes was introduced for the first time on Windows 7 OS to make note of reminders in quick and easy way. This application creates a sticky note on the desktop on which user can write reminders in required styles. It is an attractive and very useful application to easily keep reminding about things that user wish to perform.

User can use this Sticky note to write down instant address, phone number, etc. that he/she wants to remind. Sticky Note gets saved with .snt file extension on desktop. You can create number of reminder lists in Sticky Notes with formatting options same as MS Word (italics, bold, bulletins, different background colors, etc.) using keyboard shortcuts. However, one might get into trouble by deleting Sticky Note that holds any important information.

The possible way to delete a Sticky Note is by clicking on Close option of the Sticky Note. A confirmation message gets displayed asking whether you want to delete this Sticky Note. By clicking yes, it will be erased from computer. Unfortunately, deleted Sticky Note won’t be saved in Recycle Bin folder to restore it back when necessary. Thus, user may lose certain crucial info jotted down in Sticky Note by accidentally deleting it.

Is it possible to recover deleted Sticky Notes?

Off-course yes, deleted Sticky Notes can be retrieved back by utilizing any good recovery product. This is because, when a Sticky Note is deleted from computer, it is not erased forever; but its index value will be erased from registry, making the OS impossible to track the file. Thus, the file still exists on the hard drive memory and can be restored back by employing efficient software like Yodot File Recovery.

Sticky Notes Recovery tool:

Deleted files recovery software has caliber to retrieve deleted Sticky Notes on Windows computers in quick procedure. This recovery program is designed by supreme data recovery professionals and hence expertly restores deleted as well as lost files like Sticky Notes, documents, spreadsheets, executable files, presentation files, paint images, etc. within few clicks. Software can be employed to recover lost or deleted files from USB drives, external hard drives and other removable storage media formatted with FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5, ExFAT and ReFS file systems. This file restoration tool is compatible to run on computers/laptops based on Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows 2008 operating systems.

Follows these steps to recover deleted Sticky Notes:

  • Download Yodot File Recovery software on your Windows computer
  • Install and run the utility by following given instructions
  • From main screen, click on Deleted File Recovery option and proceed
  • Next, select the partition from which Sticky Notes were deleted (By default Sticky Notes get saved in C:\%AppData%\Microsoft\Sticky Notes\filename.snt)
  • Then software performs a quick scan of selected drive to recover deleted Sticky Notes
  • Retrieved files will get listed under Data view / File Type view
  • Go through the list of rescued files and examine required files
  • Now mention destination location on system drive and save these restored Sticky Notes

Necessary Tips:

  • Prior to deletion of any Sticky Note from desktop, make sure that it doesn’t include any necessary information
  • Keep backup of vital data from Sticky Note in Notepad or Word file

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