This Sticky Notes bug drives many Windows 10 users mad


Vlad Turiceanu
by Vlad Turiceanu
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Sticky Notes is a Microsoft tool that helps you organize your workflow and remember things for later. You can create quick notes, add pictures, format text, and more.

The ‘Sticky’ part comes in when you want to stick the notes to the desktop or move them around freely.

What’s the deal with this context menu bug in Sticky Notes?

Although the app is very useful and can help you become more organized, sometimes certain issues make it very annoying to use for a lot of Windows 10 users.

That’s the case with the context menu bug which drives users crazy:

This bug in the new Sticky Notes app drives me mad!
They couldn’t even keep order of cut, copy and paste options consistent.

To be more specific, when you’re in the Sticky Notes app and you try to copy text, instead of one Copy-Cut-Paste menu, there are two, as you can see in the screenshot below.

sticky notes copy-paste bug

This problem surfaced after the latest updates, as one user confirms it:

This worked pretty well for months. However, Since the recent big Windows Update the app is not working properly. […] It’s very annoying and I’m pretty close to just drop the whole thing, since it’s been months now and several reports viafeedback


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You would think that such a small app can work flawlessly, without glitches, bugs, or other problems. Sadly, that’s not the case, and despite its size, the app is less and less used by Windows 10 users.

Microsoft is aware of the issue, but they haven’t solved it through any of the new update patches. If you’re a Sticky Note fan, all you can do is to wait for Microsoft to address the problem in a future update.

If you experience Sticky Notes crashes on Windows 10, take a look at this simple step-by-step guide to fix the problem in no time.

What’s your experience with Sticky Notes? Leave your answer along with any other questions in the comments section below.