Clear Clipboard History

Clear Clipboard History
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Clear Clipboard History using Command Prompt

To clear the Clipboard History using the command line, open CMD.exe and execute the following command:

echo off | clip

Add Clear Clipboard to Context Menu

Open the Registry Editor and navigate to the following key:

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\Background\

In the left pane, right-click on Shell and select New > Key, and name it Clear Clipboard.

Next, right-click on this newly created Clear Clipboard key, select New > Key and name it Command.

Now in the right pane, double-click on Default, select Modify, and in the Value Data box, give it the following Value Data:

cmd.exe /c echo off | clip
Mike Oakely

Mike Oakely

Mike Oakley is a seasoned and passionate visual effects artist and supervisor that has worked on episodics, motion pictures and commercials. In his almost 17 years of experience he has had the honor of working on great projects like 2012, Under the Dome and Charmed. His energetic attitude, strong work ethic and creative insight assures projects are completed on time and exceed expectations. He enjoys changing of hats on a project to fill in gaps on a production.