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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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United States Rank #6,203
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.96 days
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Average installed length: 371.32 days

Stickies 7.1e

What is Stickies?  (from Zhorn Software)

Stickies is a PC utility I wrote to try to cut down on the number of yellow notes I was leaving stuck to my monitor. It is a computerised version of those notes.

The design goal behind Stickies is that the program is small and simple. Stickies will not mess with your system files, or write to the registry. Stick...  Read more


Stickies 7.1e is a program developed by Zhorn Software. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is stickies.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 5.31 MB of memory. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. The software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 1.59 MB (1,668,207 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 52% of users of Stickies come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.zhornsoftware.co.uk
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Stickies
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\uninstallstickies.bat
Estimated size: 1.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Stickies 7.1e

Program executable:stickies.exe
Stickies 7.1e
Path:C:\Program Files\stickies\stickies.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • scoop.exe - scoop Application (Scoop - category management for Stickies)
  • stickies_setup_7.1e.exe - Stickies Setup
  • Stickies_v7.1e.exe
  • language70.dll - Stickies (Stickies 7.0a)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • stickies.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CE700E8E-2585-462C-B1CC-9AC71D2553F5}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • stickies.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Stiky.
Startup File (User Run)
  • stickies.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Stickies 7.1a' and executes as C:\Program Files\Stickies\stickies.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • stickies.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Stickies' which loads as C:\Program Files\Zhorn\Stickies\stickies.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • stickies.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Stickies\stickies.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:5.31 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004583419%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00029159%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00016675%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Stickies?

You can uninstall Stickies from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Stickies 7.1e, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Stickies.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Server 2003 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.79%
Windows 10 23.15%
Windows XP 7.22%
Windows Vista 5.75%
Windows Server 2003 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.10%
Windows 7 Professional 17.91%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.03%
Windows 8.1 8.37%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.30%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.49% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.49%
  United Kingdom 7.12%
  Germany 5.71%
  Canada 4.03%
  Australia 2.62%
  Italy 2.22%
  France 2.02%
  Belgium 1.95%
  Netherlands 1.88%
  Taiwan 1.34%
  India 1.28%
  Finland 1.01%
  Philippines 0.94%
  DK 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.17%
Dell 25.93%
Acer 14.07%
ASUS 9.52%
Toshiba 6.34%
Lenovo 4.14%
Intel 3.17%
Samsung 1.52%
American Megatrends 1.24%
MSI 0.83%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.64%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.32%
Dell XPS 8500 3.32%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.99%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.33%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.33%

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Cypridover a year ago
Been using this (free version) for years. Couldn't live without it!
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Tykeover a year ago
Had it installed for some time, slows down login very slightly, but worth it. Well behaved programme, though it has been know to lose it's init file - fortunately, it automatically backs itself up making recovery a doddle.