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Windows 7: Office 2013 Exel: Can't Free up Space on Clipboard error

02 Feb 2016   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
Office 2013 Exel: Can't Free up Space on Clipboard error


On Excel 2013, each time I do a drag and drop or copy and drop to a different cell, I get the error message below. I checked the clipboard and it is empty.

I've done some research and Microsoft said it because of Bing browser, but bing is not installed.

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03 Feb 2016   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium (Retail) Full version - With SP1

I have the same problem with Excel 2016 and was about to post here about it.

Thanks for beating me to it :)
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03 Feb 2016   #3

Windows 7 Pro 64bit

My associate had found the solution on our side. We use VNC (its a remote access software) and after disabling it, it worked!

Here is the link he used to find the fix.

Article 21 – Clipboard Error in Excel – We couldn’t free up space on the Clipboard | E for Excel | Awakening Microsoft Excel Student in Us

Hope this helps..
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