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The Note button in Action Centre gives the error "You'll need a new app to open this onenote-cmd"

University machines use the version of OneNote which comes as part of Office 2016. Unfortunately Microsoft have hard-coded the Note button in the Action Centre to use the home user (Windows Store) version of instead. There is currently no fix available for changing the way this button works.

TaskBar.To access OneNote 2016 quickly pin in to your Start menu or

  • Right click OneNote2016 and select Pin to StartClick Start > All Apps > Microsoft Office 2016.
  • TaskBar and select Pin to TaskBarOr once OneNote is open, right click the OneNote icon on the

You could install the Store version of OneNote on your machine (alongside the Office version)



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