Advertisements

Have you tried to copy and paste something on Windows 10 but clipboard stopped working?

In this short tutorial, you will learn how to create a shortcut to fix the clipboard on Windows 10 every time this happens.

This issue is popular among Roblox players for some reason, games, in general, may cause your PC to behave differently because they affect the Registry and system files.

The solution to repair the copy and paste in this tutorial works every time you have this issue, make sure you favorite this tutorial for later use.

Let’s go!

Advertisements

Repair the Clipboard on Windows 10 Using Command Prompt

Clearing the Clipboard is a Way to Fix it

The first method we are going to try is clearing the clipboard, this will fix 90% of issues related to the clipboard like copy & paste not working.

Start by opening the Command Prompt as administrator from the Start menu.

Fix Repair Solve Fixed Solved Fixed Copy Paste Clipboard Cmd Command Prompt Windows 10 1 Start Cmd

Type the following command and execute it by pressing Enter:

cmd /c "echo off|clip"

Try to copy-paste now… If it still doesn’t work try the next method.

Fix Repair Solve Fixed Solved Fixed Copy Paste Clipboard Cmd Command Prompt Windows 10 2 Cmd Echo Off Clip

Fix the Clipboard Using SFC / SCANNOW

Execute this command and wait for the fix to finish:

Advertisements
sfc /scannow
Fix Repair Solve Fixed Solved Fixed Copy Paste Clipboard Cmd Command Prompt Windows 10 3 Sfc Scannow

Create a Shortcut for Easy & Fast Fix of the Clipboard

If the first method worked, it will be useful if you create a shortcut to double-click whenever the copy-paste is no longer working for some reason.

Right-click anywhere on your PC and choose “New” > “Shortcut“.

Fix Repair Solve Fixed Solved Fixed Copy Paste Clipboard Cmd Command Prompt Windows 10 4 New Shortcut

Paste this command we used earlier: cmd /c “echo off|clip”, click “Next“.

Fix Repair Solve Fixed Solved Fixed Copy Paste Clipboard Cmd Command Prompt Windows 10 5 Shortcut Location Off Clip

Put “Clear Clipboard” as the name for the shortcut, click “Finish“.

Fix Repair Solve Fixed Solved Fixed Copy Paste Clipboard Cmd Command Prompt Windows 10 6 Clear Clipboard Shortcut

Let’s change the icon…

Advertisements

Right-click on the shortcut and choose “Properties“.

Fix Repair Solve Fixed Solved Fixed Copy Paste Clipboard Cmd Command Prompt Windows 10 7 Shortcut Desktop Properties

Click on the “Change icon” button.

Fix Repair Solve Fixed Solved Fixed Copy Paste Clipboard Cmd Command Prompt Windows 10 8 Change Icon Shortcut

Paste this in the location box and select a proper icon:

%SystemRoot%\system32\shell32.dll
Fix Repair Solve Fixed Solved Fixed Copy Paste Clipboard Cmd Command Prompt Windows 10 9 Shell32 Icon Shortcut

Now you can fix your clipboard or clear it with a single shortcut.

Fix Repair Solve Fixed Solved Fixed Copy Paste Clipboard Cmd Command Prompt Windows 10 10 Shortcut Clear Clipboard

If you have any more questions about the clipboard in Windows 10 leave a comment below.

Advertisements

Thank you for sharing this tutorial with your friends and relatives ;)

Soufiane – Easytutorial.com

Advertisements