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How do you enable the status bar on notepad on Windows 10?

The status bar on Notepad is disabled, with no way to enable by clicking on the checkbox, like usual.

Asked January 30, 2017
Posted Under: education
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You need to run regedit. Type regedit in the search bar in your start menu.

Next, navigate to the following key:


Change to StatusBar DWORD value from 0 to 1 and press enter.
Press F5 to refresh registry.

Now load a notepad file and you will see status bar enabled. You cannot uncheck it.


This is by design, as usual, by Microsoft.


Answered January 30, 2017
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