You cannot re-enable the prompt to delete a note in Sticky Notes in Windows 7.

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Problem description

You delete a note in Sticky Notes in Windows 7. Then, you are prompted for confirmation. On the confirmation dialog box, you check the Don't display this message again check box to stop any later prompts for confirmation. Therefore, you are not prompted for confirmation when you delete any later notes. However, there is no method that you can use to re-enable the prompt.

To have us re-enable the prompt back for you, go to the "Fix it for me" section. To re-enable the prompt back yourself, go to the "Let me fix it myself" section.

Fix it for me

To re-enable the prompt automatically, click the Fix it button or link. Click Open in the File Download dialog box, and then follow the steps in the Fix it wizard.

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Note this wizard may be in English only; however, the automatic fix also works for other language versions of Windows.

Next, go to the "Did this fix the problem?" section.

Let me fix it myself

Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756 How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
To re-enable the prompt yourself, follow these steps:
  1. Click
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    Start button
    , type regedit in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.
  2. Locate the following registry subkey:
  3. Double-click the PROMPT_ON_DELETE registry entry.
  4. In the Value data box, type 00000001, and then click OK.
  5. On the File menu, click Exit.

Did this fix the problem?

Check whether the problem is fixed by deleting a note. If you are prompted for confirmation, you are finished with this article. If the problem is not fixed, you can contact support.


Article ID: 971605 - Last Review: September 23, 2011 - Revision: 4.0
  • Windows 7 Enterprise
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