How To Clear the Clipboard in Windows 7

This article will walk you through how to create shortcut that will allow you to quickly clear the contents of your clipboard on Windows 7.

Shortcut to Clear Windows 7 Clipboard

Right-click on an empty area of your desktop and click on New > Shortcut.

Next, enter the following code into the field named Type location of the item:
C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe /c "echo off | clip"

Click on Next. Give a name to your shortcut (i.e. "Clear Clipboard") and save your settings by clicking OK.
Published by jad05. Latest update on April 25, 2016 at 05:01 AM by ChristinaCCM.
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