7 Ways to Open Notepad in Windows 10 that You Need to Know

7 Ways to Open Notepad in Windows 10 that You Need to Know

Geekers - Notepad is a small and lightweight application that comes with Windows which is usually used to make small notes and for a webmaster it can be used to write HTML and so on.


Notepad also functions as a medium for changing a file or free source code and supports various programming languages. Notepad usually functions to change the code into txt format.



So this time, I will discuss how to open Notepad in Windows 10. Even though some people feel familiar with how to open a notepad, some people don't know how to open a notepad, especially when there is a task or a job that requires changing the format with using notepad.


How to Open Notepad in Windows


Notepad is a generic text editor included with all versions of Microsoft Windows that allows you to create, open and read plaintext files.


Even though how to open notepad in Windows 10 is very easy, there are still people who don't know how to open and operate it. Here are the ways to open notepad.



List of contents

   * How to Open Notepad in Windows

   + 1. Through the Search Menu

   + 2. Via File Explorer

   + 3. Via Command Prompt

   + 4. Through Power Shell

   + 5. Through Windows Run

   + 6. Through the Start Menu

   + 7. Via Context Menu


1. Via the Search Menu


1. Click the search menu or search on the desktop screen


2. Then enter the word Notepad to search for, then the notepad application will appear and you can open notepad by clicking on it. See an example in the picture. open notepad via search open notepad via search


2. Through File Explorer


1. Open your laptop or computer file explorer.


2. Then navigate to C:\Windows\System32, then search for Notepad. See an example in the picture. open notepad via file explorer open notepad via file explorer


3. Via Command Prompt


1. Open a command prompt first, by pressing the Windows key + R. Then type cmd. Previously explained the ways to open the command prompt.


2. After the command prompt opens, enter the Notepad command then Enter. See an example in the picture. open notepad via cmd open notepad via cmd


3. Then Notepad will open.


4. Through the Power Shell


1. How to open notepad via power shell with the same command prompt. Previously you had to open the power shell by looking for it in the search menu.


2. After the power shell opens, enter the Notepad command. See cotoh in the picture. open notepad via power shell open notepad via power shell



3. Then Notepad will open.


5. Through Windows Run


1. Press Windows+R on your laptop or computer keyboard.


2. Then the Run window will appear, type notepad then Enter or you can also click OK. See an example in the picture. open notepad via run open notepad via run


3. Then Notepad will open.


6. Through the Start Menu


1. Open the start menu on the desktop screen.


2. Then look for the Windows Accessories folder, then click on Notepad. See an example in the picture. open notepad via start menu open notepad via start menu


3. Then Notepad will open.


7. Through the Context Menu


1. Right click on the desktop screen.


2. Then select New then click Text Document. See an example in the picture. open notepad via context menu open notepad via context menu


3. Then Notepad will appear.


How to save a notepad file is also quite easy, namely by clicking on the "File" menu. then click “Save�. Then a "Save as" storage window will appear. Please specify where you want to save it.


Next, in the file name section, please provide a name, and in the save as type section, please select Text Document (*.txt). And finally, please select "Save".


How easy is it? Those are easy ways to open Notepad in Windows 10. You can choose to use one of the methods above according to your wishes, which one you think is the easiest way. Even though the way to open notepad is easy, there are still people who don't know how to open notepad in Windows 10.



This is an article on how to open notepad in Windows 10. Hopefully this article can be useful for friends and can add to your insight.

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