Stikynot.exe – Sticky Notes – What it is?

Do you wanted to know about stikynot.exe and whether it’s a malware or virus? Well the this exe file is basically a Sticky Note that is provided by the Microsoft Windows Operating System and available in almost all OS from Windows XP, 7 to 10. The Sticky Note is basically a quick note that is uses as reminder and to store important points while working. It’s more like a reminder.

stikynot.exe file

File Location

The Sticky Note automatically installed with Windows Operating System and stored under C:\Windows\System32 directory. It’s available in mostly all Windows OS.

File Size

This application file size is only 417 KB which is less than ½ MB of application

Since, STIKYNOT.exe is an executable file; it will open the Sticky Note as soon you double click on file. It’s very much safe and secured, doesn’t harm the system in any ways.

Stikynot.exe Uses

As said above, the Sticky Notes helps to organize daily task, note down important points on to the system without taking much resource or space on screen. It’s more like a plain and simple notepad.

It’s not the essential part of computer that helps to boot up the system.

It’s interesting to know that the stikynot.exe is an independent executable application, therefore doesn’t required any support files. You can easily copy and paste on your desktop or any other system (must be licensed) and use it in your day to day life computer related task.

It takes nearly about 4,000 to 5,000 K memory from the system and doesn’t consume much CPU resources.

The StikyNot.exe is the part of Windows Operating System and hardly causes any short of problem. If you are not using Sticky Notes on your system and found that it’s working on system background then you can easily close it.

There are other similar system files like Atkosd.exe and Aedisrv.exe.

How to close StikyNot.exe?

Simply right click on taskbar >> click on “Start Task Manager” that will open Windows Task Manager. And from here, locate the file and right click to end the program.

Is there any threat?

There is no history of any malware of virus attack; and since it’s the part of Windows OS, therefore Sticky Notes can be use with peace of mind.

Common Error

If somehow the Sticky Note lost then you might find below error when trying to execute this application:

  • Stikynot.exe Application Error.
  • Error starting program: stikynot.exe.
  • Stikynot.exe missing or not found

Hope, now you have clear idea about this executable file. If you have any other suggestion or issues related to this .exe file then do leave your comment below.

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Article by: Manyata

Manyata is a young computer engineer who love to write guide, reviews and tips on Windows Operating System. She did her engineering in computer since in 2010 and last year started this site. Make sure to take backup of your website and always use reliable sites to download freeware.