1. Joined : Jul 2016
    Posts : 33
    windows 10
       30 Sep 2016 #1

    creating WINDOWS 10 shortcut key for the STICKY NOTES app not working


    When I try to create a shortcut key in the PROPERTIES box using "CTRL+ALT+S" for WIn 10's STICKY NOTES, it works when I put it on the desktop. However, as soon as I move it to my own folder (with my other shortcuts) the shortcut key no longer works. How come?
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  2.    19 Oct 2016 #2

    Do you know where the Sticky Notes app is actually located in Win10? I can't find it!
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  3. Joined : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 6,550
    Win 10 Pro (1607)
       19 Oct 2016 #3

    C:\Program Files\WindowsApps

    To gain access you have to change permissions. Info on that is widely posted.
    How will having access to it help you? Note - these are not exe files and don't therefore behave in the way you're probably used to.

    If I create a shortcut to StickyNotes in the start menu and set a hot key in that, that works.
    C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu
    or
    C:\Users\<your folder name>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu
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  4.    19 Oct 2016 #4

    Actually I was going to drop a shortcut to it in the Startup folder.
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