Sticky Notes crashes and no longer works under Windows 10

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If your Windows 10 sticky notes crash frequently or stop working, you can try resetting them, reinstalling them, running Windows application troubleshooting, or disabling the Insights feature to see if this helps you solve the problem. These suggestions will also help you if Sticky Notes does not display or open on your Windows 10 PC.

Sticky notes crash

Reset sticky notes

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The first thing you want to do is reset the sticky notes and see them. To reset Windows 10 sticky notes, open Settings > Applications > Sticky Notes > Advanced Options. Press button Reset. The application is reset to its default value and all data in the application is also deleted.

Check if this helps. If this is not the case, proceed to the next proposal.

Run Windows Apps Troubleshooter and see if it helps.

Disable views

The Views in Windows 10 function allows you to create Cortana reminders from your sticky notes that you can access from all your Cortana-compatible Windows devices. However, some have pointed out that this characteristic is at the root of the problem. Maybe you’d like to disable Insights and see if it helps.

Uninstall and reinstall Sticky Notes

The last suggestion we have is to uninstall the Microsoft Sticky Notes application using PowerShell or CCleaner and then download and install it from the Microsoft Windows Store.

Let us know if anything has helped you solve this problem.

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