Copy and paste are two of the most functions we use in our daily life while using a computer or a smartphone. While using Windows 10, very rarely user encounters problem with copying and pasting. It mostly happens, if there is an unwanted bug in any Windows 10 Update. The bug is very disappointing as copy-paste is something that we all use. If any such issue has occurred in your Windows 10, then you may check the following fixes. There are many third party applications, that can help you get rid of this irritating bug. Check out the plausible ways to fix Copy-Paste not working bug in Windows 10.

  1. You can restart explorer.exe process
  2. Reinstallation of the program in which Copy-Paste is not working can also sort out your problem.
  3. Clear clipboard history
  4. Run SFC and DISM
  5. Another important method is troubleshooting in Clean Boot State
  6. Use Refresh Windows Tool.

1. Restart rdpclip.exe

Restarting the rdpclip.exe can be done from the Task manager. Right-click on the Taskbar and select Task Manager.

From the list of processes, find out the rdclip.exe process. Next, right-click on it, and select the option End process. Now, click on File, and then go to Run New Task. Type rdpclip.exe and click on Enter. You can use this step to solve copy-paste issue in remote desktop connection.

2. Restart Explorer.exe

You can open the Task manager a and restart the Explorer.exe process.

3. Fix Copy Paste Issue In A Particular Application

If the issue arises for a particular application, then try updating, uninstalling and then re-installing the application.

4] Clear clipboard history

Sometimes, data in the clipboard often creates this type of problem. To clear the Clipboard History, open Command Prompt as Administrator. Then type the following command and hit Enter after that.

echo off | clip

As soon as you hit Enter, check if the right-click Copy and Paste function is working fine.

5] Run SFC and DISM

Running SFC scan can remove corrupted system files; You can also choose to run DISM to repair the corrupted system image.

6] Troubleshoot in Clean Boot State

Performing clean boot state is also a good solution.

Last but not the list, refresing Windows 10 can give you a new start.


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