Windows 10: Notepad is missing, but listed as "installed" in optional features.

Discus and support Notepad is missing, but listed as "installed" in optional features. in Windows 10 Software and Apps to solve the problem; Look, I can understand removing a piece of software that has been a mainstay of the text editing process on windows since MS-DOS, whatever.My PC just... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Software and Apps' started by Arkevorkhat, Jan 17, 2022.

  1. Notepad is missing, but listed as "installed" in optional features.


    Look, I can understand removing a piece of software that has been a mainstay of the text editing process on windows since MS-DOS, whatever.My PC just updated itself because M$ has decided that SAAS is more important than making a usable operating system, and don't victim blame me with "oh, then you should've stayed with windows 7," I do not care about your opinions on that matter and ***NOTEPAD*** went missing. Even after uninstalling and reinstalling it from the manage optional features window, it's still, just, missing. Seriously, all sarcasm aside, there is no good reason to ever remove t

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    Arkevorkhat, Jan 17, 2022
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  2. Can't install notepad

    1. Open Settings.
    2. Navigate to Apps > Apps & features.
    3. On the right, click on Manage Optional features.
    4. Click on Add a feature.
    5. Select Notepad from the list of available features.
    6. Click on the Install button.
     
    FreeBooter, Jan 17, 2022
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  3. Louie_101 Win User
    Windows Notepad is missing

    Hello nchinofficial Good day.

    I am Louie, a Microsoft Community member and a fellow Windows 10 user like you. I hope I can help you on your concern.

    Could you please try installing the notepad in Manage Optional features

    1. Open Settings.

    2. Navigate to Apps > Apps & features.

    3. On the right, click on Manage Optional features.

    4. Click on Add a feature.

    5. Select Notepad from the list of available features.

    6. Click on the Install button.

    7. This will install Notepad.

    Sincerely

    Louie
     
    Louie_101, Jan 17, 2022
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  4. John DeV Win User

    Notepad is missing, but listed as "installed" in optional features.

    Can't Open NotePad

    Hello robinkushal,

    I'm John an Independent Advisor and a Microsoft user like you. I want to apologize if you encountered this issue. I understand you have a problem with notepad missing.

    What is your current Windows version? Press Start then search Settings, select System then About.

    Kindly try to reinstall Notepad

    Press Start then search Manage optional features

    Check if Notepad is on the list, Click Uninstall

    Close Settings

    Press Start then search Manage optional features

    Click Add a feature then select notepad on the list

    Put a check then Click Install

    Open again Notepad

    Press WIN+R to open Run

    Type: notepad then hit Enter

    Navigate to this location then check notepad on the list

    C:\WINDOWS\system32

    I hope this helps! Please let me know if you have any further concerns.

    Sincerely



    Independent Advisor
     
    John DeV, Jan 17, 2022
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