Symptom: You click your Lotus Notes icon and nothing happens.


  • Open your Task Manager (Cntrl + Alt + Delete)
  • Select any process with any of the following words: 'IBM', 'Lotus', 'Notes', 'wnsd' 
  • Right click on on each process that contains one of those words and select 'End Task'
  • Do this until all such processes containing any of the above words are ended.
  • Click your Lotus Notes icon to open your Lotus Notes.