How to Reset Windows 11 Notepad

Here, you’ll see two different methods to reset Notepad in Windows 11.

Note that the following steps in both methods will reset all settings, such as font, window position, and size. Let’s begin.

How to Reset Notepad using Settings

Here are the steps:

  1. Open the Settings app by pressing Windows + I.
  2. Hit the Apps on the left sidebar and then hit Installed apps on the right.
  3. Hit the three vertical dots beside the Notepad.
  4. Select Advanced options.
  5. Hit the Reset button. In the popup, hit the Reset button.

That’s it. Open the Notepad, and you will see the changes.

How to Reset Notepad using Registry Editor

Here are the steps to reset the Notepad:

Open the Registry Editor. To do this: Press Windows + R, type regedit, and hit the Enter key. Hit Yes in the popup window. I suggest you make a backup of the Registry before proceeding.

Extend HKEY_CURRENT_USER > Software > Microsoft. Find the “Notepad” key. You need to right-click on it, select “Delete,” and tap “Yes” in the confirmation popup.

That’s it. Open the Windows Notepad, and you’ll see the change.

How to Reset WordPad to Default Settings

Open the Run by pressing Windows + R. Type regedit and press Enter key. Hit Yes in the popup. You can now see the Registry Editor. I suggest you create a backup of the Registry before proceeding.

Extend HKEY_CURRENT_USER > Software > Microsoft > Windows > CurrentVersion > Applets > Wordpad.

Right-click on the “Options” key. Click “Delete.” In the confirmation popup, click “Yes.”

I hope this guide, “How to Reset Windows 11 Notepad,” is helpful to you.

Thanks for reading.