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Windows 7: Why can't I copy and paste anything on my computer???

12 Feb 2012   #11
esparza

windows 7 home x64
 
 

HP Pavillion dv7
2.66GHZ
Intel core i5-480M processor
750 GB hard drive
Windows 7 Home Premium

Is this enough system information???


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12 Feb 2012   #12
esparza

windows 7 home x64
 
 

HP Pavilion dv7
Intel core i5-480M processor
2.66GHz
750GB
Windows 7 Home Premium

Is this enough system information???
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12 Feb 2012   #13
knightlyscribe

Windows 7 32-bit
 
 

You might want to give this a try:
  • Control Panel
  • Internet Options
  • Security
  • Make sure "Internet" is selected at the top in the "Zone" window
  • Custom Level
  • Scroll down to "scripting" and make sure that "Allow programatic clipboard access" is set to "enable"
If c/p still doesn't work, repeat the above but select "Intranet" as the "Zone"



Hope this helps....
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12 Feb 2012   #14
esparza

windows 7 home x64
 
 

I tried what you said to do but it didnt work.
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12 Feb 2012   #15
esparza

windows 7 home x64
 
 

Tried Option 2 of the SFC/Scannow and it said corrupted files were corrected but still cant copy and paste.
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12 Feb 2012   #16
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by esparza View Post
Tried Option 2 of the SFC/Scannow and it said corrupted files were corrected but still cant copy and paste.
> Did you reboot after SFC?

> Have you tried a System Restore {to a period prior to the "glitch"} as I mentioned in my prior post?

> Have you a backup, made prior to the issue, that you could restore from?


FYI.
Copy + Paste (Clipboard) Issues / Not Working?
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12 Feb 2012   #17
knightlyscribe

Windows 7 32-bit
 
 

Damn!
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13 Feb 2012   #18
esparza

windows 7 home x64
 
 

This issue came up on my Win7 32bit professional recently. It worked before.....

After spending hours searching for an answer online somewhere, and got NADA FROM 50 FORUMS......

MOST if not ALL memory management software WILL clear the clipboard queue every time it engages..and it does so very often..in seconds usually. Check to be sure you do not have any kind of memory management or RAM MANAGER type of software loaded.

In my case it was Advanced System Care 5 from IOBIT software...LOVE THE SOFTWARE on Win 7..speeds everything up and clears out all the BS Miscosoft stuff running at boot... almost completely. But you have to go into its config to tell it to ignore the clipboard cache when it does it's memory management tasks. Otherwise it kills copy/paste functionality totally.

I about pulled all my hair out on this damn problem.



Ruraltownsisp your a star, took me a week to come across your post on here, and fixed my copy n paste problem in 2 mins.. thank you very much!!!!!!!!

Proposed As Answer by Pravin29 Tuesday, January 24, 2012 3:55 PM
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13 Feb 2012   #19
esparza

windows 7 home x64
 
 

Thanks JMH!!! I went to that other post and found the solution I was looking for!!! JMH thanks for all the help!!!
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13 Feb 2012   #20
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

Thank you for reporting back with the good news.
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