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Sticky Notes - Change Default Font

How to Change the Default Font in Sticky Notes in Windows 7 and Windows 8
Published by Bongo
03 Feb 2012
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How to Change the Default Font in Sticky Notes in Windows 7 and Windows 8

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This tutorial will show you how to change the default font in Sticky Notes in Windows 7 and Windows 8.


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Copy the StikyNot.exe.mui to your desktop to edit



Use a resource hacker (I used Restorator 2007). Any resource hacker should do. Open up the StikyNot.exe.mui file from C:\Windows\System32\en-US extracted 3080.xml file.
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Open it with Notepad++, then highlight Segoe Print.
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Go to Search then Replace.
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A Window will open up, and then type in the font of your choice. Click on Replace All. You will get a window telling you how many times it replaced it. I get 70.
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Save the 3080.xml file in Notepad ++. Import/Replace the 3080.xml file back into StikyNot.exe.mui. with a resource hacker, save it. Then go to C:\Windows\System32\en-US\StikyNot.exe.mui take ownership give yourself permission and rename it to StikyNot.exe.bak.mui. Then replace the StikyNot.exe.mui with the one you just edited.
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Jerry




03 Feb 2012   #1
Infinite

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 - 64 Bit
 
 

Where did you get the .mui from? I could only find the .exe?

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03 Feb 2012   #2
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Infinite View Post
Where did you get the .mui from? I could only find the .exe?

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Iam sorry it's in C:\Windows\System32\en-US
I edited the tutorial already
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03 Feb 2012   #3
Infinite

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 - 64 Bit
 
 

How do I replace the modified 3080.xml back to StikyNot.exe.mui, dragging into Restorator doesn't work. And I can't edit directly from it (copy on Desktop).
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03 Feb 2012   #4
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Infinite View Post
How do I replace the modified 3080.xml back to StikyNot.exe.mui, dragging into Restorator doesn't work. And I can't edit directly from it (copy on Desktop).
That's how I do it by dragging and dropping back into place I don't know why yours isn't working.
Jerry
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27 Mar 2012   #5
eclpsues

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

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How do I replace the modified 3080.xml back to StikyNot.exe.mui, dragging into Restorator doesn't work. And I can't edit directly from it (copy on Desktop).
Done job. When you drag back the 3080.xml file, be sure to drag it to the folder, not on the space below the html folder. It should be dragged directly into the folder so that the folder is highlighted while you are dragging the xml file.

And for 64 bit the mui file is located below:
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C:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_microsoft-windows-stickynotes.resources_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_en-us_567f6e855a658d02
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02 Mar 2013   #6
ROBO731

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Where do I find StickyNot.exe.mui and 3080.xml? I don't see them in System 32. Is it because I have sticky notes open? Do we have to edit anything in syswow64 if you're using 64-bit?
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31 Oct 2013   #7
JoeSwan

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit SP1
 
 

Also note that you can open and browse/modify EXE/DLL files in Visual Studio, if you have that. I was able to the same in VS2012.
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