What is PLNRnote.exe?

The genuine PLNRnote.exe file is a software component of Sierra Hallmark Event Planner by Creative Home.
"PLNRnote.exe" is an executable that is part of the Sierra Hallmark Event Planner and the Sierra Hallmark Card Studio software by Creative Home. The file displays notifications in the taskbar for reminder notes that have been stored by the user in the Event Planner. Creative Home has no website and no information is available. It is believed that Creative Home is a trade name used by Hallmark for their software line of products. Creative Home is the developer of the Hallmark Card Studio series of software, Hallmark Scrapbook Studio series of software, Print Artist Craft & Party Maker, Hallmark Photo Project Studio, Hallmark Print Studio, Hallmark Card, Hallmark Scrapbook, Sierra Hallmark Event Planner, and more. Hallmark began in 1910 with sales in the postcard industry and later evolved into greeting card manufacturing. Today, they are the world's largest greeting cards manufacturer with expansions like owning retail stores, owning subsidiaries like Crayola, owning video network channels, and more.

plnrnote stands for planner note

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the PLNRnote.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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PLNRnote.exe file information

The process known as Event Planner Reminder Application or TODO: File description

belongs to software Hallmark Card Studio (version 2008, 2007, 2006) or Hallmark Card Studio Special or TODO: Product name or Whiz Kid US - Web World - The

by TODO: Company name or Creative Home ( or Sierra Online.

Description: PLNRnote.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. PLNRnote.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 72,192 bytes (22% of all occurrences), 30,720 bytes and 5 more variants. 
The file is not a Windows system file. The program is not visible. The program can be removed using the Control Panel's Add\Remove programs applet. PLNRnote.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 38% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In case you experience problems using PLNRnote.exe, you can also uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a ProgramHallmark Card Studio Special or Hallmark Card Studio 2007.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as PLNRnote.exe. Therefore, you should check the PLNRnote.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Reminder / Calendar program comes with Hallmark, as noted. Don't need it but there's no apparent "easy fix" for its removal from Start-up. Still fishing. Don't care to use msconfig at every boot-up or get hairy with regedit - yet.
  Pete C.  
when I opened the hallmark card program there was an update to fix the event planner errors. Hope it works
  G Burnley  

Summary: Average user rating of PLNRnote.exe: based on 1 vote with 2 user comments. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving PLNRnote issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with PLNRnote. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the PLNRnote.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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