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Windows 7: Sticky Notes issue...

03 Nov 2009   #31

Windows 7 Ultimate

No one have any ideas to what might cause it, and how to get it fixed?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Jan 2010   #32

problem identified

I just noticed this problem today.
Only change i have done is that I installed the latest version of setpoint form logitech as I purchased a new mouse.

I right clicked setpoint in the task bar and clicked exit and the borders around sticky notes disapeared.

I am running Win7 x64.

Anyone know how to fix this?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Feb 2010   #33

Windows 7
Temporary solution

I got the same problem here. Win-7 ultimate 64bit + ATI Radeon HD 4200.

The problem wasn't there in the beginning, it started after 10 days or so. I don't really remember when the notes first appeared with those white frames. Basically the white frames are supposed to be the shadows of the notes. I think they are like placeholders. Here is a very easy temporary solution. Click the Sticky Notes icon on the task bar to make the notes disappear from the desktop. You may need to click the icon 2 or 3 times to make them disappear. Once they disappear, click the Sticky Notes icon again to make them appear again. And there are the shadows of the notes, and the white frames never appear again... UNTIL you restart the computer.

By the way I recently installed Logitech's setpoint as well. But I don't see how it can cause the problem...
My System SpecsSystem Spec

09 Feb 2010   #34

Windows 7
problem identified (2)

I think thekryten was right.

Go to start menu > all programs > startup
Move Logitech SetPoint shortcut to the desktop or somewhere else (don't copy it, either move it or delete it)
Restart the computer
Problem is solved.

If you manually try to run Logitech SetPoint from the desktop again, you'll see that the white frames will appear immediately after you run Logitech SetPoint. There is some kind of a conflict between these two I don't understand how. I don't think we can solve this any further. Let's write to Logitech: Email Us
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Feb 2010   #35


I have solved it!

Change your windows theme to something different then change it back.


Looks like it must be an issue with setpoint and windows themes.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Feb 2010   #36

Windows 7
It's another temporary solution

Thekryten, unfortunately your solution is another temporary solution. When you restart the computer, the white frames appear again. You'll need to do the "change Windows theme" solution every time the computer restarts.

As I said in my previous post, a permanent "solution" is to remove SetPoint from the startup folder. I talked with the Logitech guys and let them know about the problem. I hope they are gonna take it seriously. I think they would if more people complain about the same problem. Please either call them or write a message to Logitech support.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Apr 2010   #37

window 7

I can't find Sticky Note in my windows 7 professional, can you help me?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Apr 2010   #38

Windows 7 Home Premium X64 SP1

Try under Start Menu ->Programs -> Accessories
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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