Download NoteIt, to take Desktop notes
Note-It is a free desktop notes program. It will persist windows sessions, give you control of the look and feel, allow you to save and open notes, even special notes that provide updated information.
It will also let you drag text to and from any application, email a note or just a selection of it.
Append multiple notes to a single file; All text formating is saved with the note file; Drag and drop text from most applications; Control the transparency of a note – let notes fade to the background; Store images inside a note – simply paste into the note; Create Special View notes to display information like computer memory, live clipboard logging, hard drive space; Minimize option lets you shrink a note to icon size; Spell checking capability; Hyperlink and URL detection support