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As an IT administrator, one of the most common tasks you may have to deal with is editing text files with Notepad. At times, however, it may be challenging to get Notepad to stay on the screen. This article will provide a step-by-step guide on how to edit text files with Notepad and make sure it stays on the screen.

The first step is to open Notepad. To do this, simply press the Windows key + R and type ‘notepad’ into the run box. Once Notepad is open, you can now open the desired text file. Navigate to the file you wish to edit, select it and click ‘Open’.

Once the text file is open in Notepad, you can now start editing. Make sure to save your changes regularly, as Notepad does not have an auto-save feature. To save changes, simply press CTRL + S or click ‘File’ and then ‘Save’.

Now that the text file has been edited and saved, the next step is to ensure that Notepad stays on the screen. To do this, simply press CTRL + ALT + DEL and select ‘Task Manager’ from the list of options. Once the Task Manager is open, locate Notepad and right click on it. Select ‘Always on top’ to make sure that Notepad stays on the screen.

Notepad can now be used without fear of it being moved off the screen or closed accidentally. This is a particularly useful feature if you are working on multiple tasks at once and need to keep Notepad in a visible area. To turn off this feature, simply right click on Notepad in the Task Manager and uncheck the ‘Always on top’ option.

In conclusion, editing text files with Notepad is a common task for IT administrators and can sometimes be challenging to keep Notepad on the screen. This article has provided a step-by-step guide on how to edit text files with Notepad and ensure that it stays on the screen. By following the above steps, you can easily and quickly edit text files and make sure that Notepad remains visible.

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