Notepad++ keeps trying to open change.log
I’m using version 7.7.3. It keeps wanting to open C:\Program Files\Notepad++\change.log. I’ve tried:
- Changing the options in Preferences -> Backup
- Deleting the file from Windows
- Deleting the file using File -> Move to Recycle Bin
- Toggling Preferences -> General -> Recent Files History -> Don’t check at launch time
It either opens or tries to open change.log. How do I turn this off?
see for example this thread: you probably pinned the shortcut from your first opening of v7.7.3 – which means the shortcut includes opening the
I also went crazy trying to figure this out… the behaviour of Windows’ pin feature is extremely annoying.
That was it. I unpinned it and re-pinned it and it’s fine now. Thank you.
See also https://notepad-plus-plus.org/download/v7.4.html, should be fixed in the meantime, also 7.4.1 is on the way, due to https://notepad-plus-plus.org/community/topic/13820/weird-7-4-issue-unable-to-save-new-files