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Stickies 7.0b

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 7.0b is a software program developed by Zhorn Software. 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 primary executable is named stickies.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 1.55 MB (1,625,777 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 72% 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: 1.55 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Stickies 7.0b

Program executable:stickies.exe
Stickies 7.0b
Path:C:\Program Files\stickies\stickies.exe
Additional files:
  • language70.dll - Stickies (Stickies 7.0a)
  • stickies_old2.exe - Stickies 7.1a beta 1
  • shc.exe
  • shook45.dll
  • shook70.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • stickies.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CE0BE442-0CFD-4D2E-9958-742712C77DB4}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • stickies.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\stickies\stickies.exe'.

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 7.0b, 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) 54%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.56%
Windows Vista 15.08%
Windows XP 15.08%
Windows 10 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.71%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.10%
Windows 7 Professional 8.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.87%
Windows 10 Home 4.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.00%
  United Kingdom 6.86%
  Germany 4.57%
  Canada 4.00%
  Italy 2.86%
  Australia 1.71%
  Brazil 1.14%
  Czech Republic 1.14%
  Austria 0.57%
  Belgium 0.57%
  Switzerland 0.57%
  Spain 0.57%
  France 0.57%
  Croatia 0.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.16%
Dell 20.99%
Acer 20.99%
Toshiba 6.17%
American Megatrends 4.94%
Gateway 4.94%
ASUS 2.47%
Intel 2.47%
Lenovo 2.47%
Sahara 2.47%
Compaq 2.47%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.76%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.86%
Dell Studio 1737 1.90%
Acer Aspire 5517 1.90%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 1.90%
Dell Studio XPS 435MT 1.90%


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