Can't open notepad - FIX

  1. Posts : 13
    Windows 11 Home Dev Insider Preview x64

    Can't open notepad - FIX

    Works on: Version Dev (OS Build: 21343.1000)

    Hi there!
    I don't need any help with that thing.
    I just want to help you, if you got problems with opening notepad.

    I've got this problem for a few days, and today I fixed it.
    The problem was, that you can open notepad only by opening a .txt file.

    What you must to do, to fix it, is:
    Open run.exe (WIN + R)
    Type "%localappdata%\Microsoft\WindowsApps"
    Press ENTER

    Now make sure that 0KB notepad.exe file is there.

    After checking, make:
    Open run.exe (WIN + R)
    Type cmd
    Press ENTER

    In the cmd type:
    del "%localappdata%\Microsoft\WindowsApps\notepad.exe"

    After that, you can open your notepad normally!
      My Computer

  2. Posts : 5,347
    Windows 11 Pro 64-bit
      My Computer

  3. Posts : 1,600
    win10 home

    Try ---Start>Windows Accessories>Notepad---
      My Computer


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