To reactivate the Windows Sticky Notes deletion confirmation prompt

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Sticky notes on Windows 7 and Windows 8 allow you to attach your notes and reminders to your desktop. This is a very useful feature and there are many things you can do with it. Sometimes you want to delete an old sticky note. To do so, click on the’x’. If you now delete a sticky note in Windows 8/7, you will be prompted to confirm. You must click Yes and continue. If you check box Do not display this message again, you will not be asked to stop future prompts the next time you delete a sticky note. But what happens if you decide later that you prefer to be asked back? There is no chance that the Windows interface will make your job easier.

If you want to reactivate it, there are 3 ways to reactivate the confirmation prompt.

1. use our free FixWin utility.

January 2021 Update:

We now recommend using this tool for your error. Additionally, this tool fixes common computer errors, protects you against file loss, malware, hardware failures and optimizes your PC for maximum performance. You can fix your PC problems quickly and prevent others from happening with this software:

  • Step 1 : Download PC Repair & Optimizer Tool (Windows 10, 8, 7, XP, Vista – Microsoft Gold Certified).
  • Step 2 : Click “Start Scan” to find Windows registry issues that could be causing PC problems.
  • Step 3 : Click “Repair All” to fix all issues.


2 Download and apply this Microsoft Fixit 30001 solution. See KB971605 for details

Change register. This advice is courtesy of my colleague Ramesh Kumar.

Open regedit and navigate to the next key :



Double-click the registry entry PROMPT_ON_DELETE in the right pane.

In the Value field, type 00000001, then click OK. Out.

If you are a regular user of Windows 7/8 sticky notes, you may find these tips and tricks useful for use, formatting, saving and restoring.

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