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    Copy, Pasting shortcuts stopped working in windows vista

    As you know, normally Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V is the shortcuts which are used for copy and pasting respectively and it was working fine in my windows as well but now it doesn't work at all. However, when i use the copy and paste option from menu, it works without any issue. Do you know, how to fix it?



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    Re: Copy, Pasting shortcuts stopped working in windows vista

    You mentioned that copy, pasting works fine when you use through the menu bar which means that these options are working fine in your windows. Since, keyboard shortcuts are not working, it means that there is some issue with your keyboard drivers so trying uninstalling it.To do the same, open "Control Panel" and move to "Printer and Other hardware>>keyboard". Now check the "Properties window" and click on "hardware" option. After that click on "Properties>>Driver>>Uninstall>>ok". Now restart your computer.
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    Re: Copy, Pasting shortcuts stopped working in windows vista

    Hi.
    Follow the below steps:
    You will need to uninstall your keyboard driver and restart your computer and your CTRL keys will function once again. To do this:

    >>Click Start
    >>Control Panel
    >>Printers and Other Hardware
    >>Keyboard
    >>In the Keyboard Properties window, click Hardware
    >>Click Properties
    >>Click Driver
    >>Click Uninstall, click OK
    >>Restart your Computer

    Thank you.

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    Re: Copy, Pasting shortcuts stopped working in windows vista

    Hello

    This kind of problem might be caused due to these reasons...

    ====>Due to keyboard itself.
    ====>
    Due to Device driver software.

    To solve that problem try these steps..

    ====>First of all make sure that your keyboard is fine.
    ====>Try to work with another keyboard.
    ====>If you still have an issue than you need to update driver software.
    ====>Right click on My computer icon.
    ====>Click on Manage option.
    ====>Under the Computer Management window click on Device Manger.
    ====>Here you will see the all installed hardware as in list under the Device Manager window.
    ====>Find Keyboards and click on arrow just next to it.
    ====>After clicking you will see the Keyboards driver as Standard PS/2 keyboard in my case.
    ====>Right click on it and click Update driver software.....
    ====>After following few steps your Keyboards driver software will update successfully.
    ====>After updating of driver software your problem will be solve.

    Try this hope this will help you.....

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    Re: Copy, Pasting shortcuts stopped working in windows vista

    1. Select Preferences -> Keyboard from the Edit menu. The Keyboard dialog box is displayed.
    2. Select the IBM Default radio button next to Current Keyboard.
    3. Click OK.
    1. Click Preferences -> Keyboard from the Edit menu
    2. When the Keyboard Setup window appears, select Customize.
    3. Assign the key functions, referring to the online help for detailed instructions.
    4. Save your changes and exit the Customize Keyboard window.
    5. Click OK after completing the setup.
    The other most common cause of keystrokes not working is when the Caps Lock key is depressed. Turn this off and try again.

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    Re: Copy, Pasting shortcuts stopped working in windows vista

    hi, friend
    >> you have problem with your shortcut key.

    >> just you can do it either restore your system.

    >> or check your shortcut key with funtion key .

    >> i am sure your problem will solve by restore only .

    >> no need to format if it will not done by restore then you have to format.

    >> if any changes is done with your system .

    >> i hope you have got me .

    >> all the best

    >.

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    Re: Copy, Pasting shortcuts stopped working in windows vista

    Friend as your menu options working properly
    so there must be problem with your keyboard shortcuts
    or the problems may be exist with clipboard issue
    there might be problem with services

    Try: Start > Run (Type services.msc)
    press OK

    Check for clipboard and ensure the service is started
    if not started, check and start it

    try copy and paste
    this will solve your problem



    another way try this it will help you to identify error

    Start > Run>>> sfc /scannow

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    Re: Copy, Pasting shortcuts stopped working in windows vista

    Hello Friend,

    Firstly go to the control panel and open the system and securty,

    After this please open the system restore ,then create the system restore and click to restore,

    Then wait for few minte your system rstore shortly,

    Now restart your system after the restore,

    Then woking normally your system,

    I hope this information usefull to you,,,,

    Thanxx,,,,,,

    msb,,,,

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    Re: Copy, Pasting shortcuts stopped working in windows vista

    A sure short and Definate solution to copy/Paste Problem

    1. Press windows key +r combination and Run Dialog box will appear

    2. Type "services.msc" and Hit Enter


    3. Now search for "clipbook" service and Restart this service


    4. Now search for "Network DDE DSDM" service and Restart this service


    5. Now search for "Network DDE" service and Restart this service


    6. Restart the system . Now you will able to copy and paste.

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    Re: Copy, Pasting shortcuts stopped working in windows vista


    hello***********

    ******Go to control panel from start screen of Windows vista system.

    ******Now under the control panel window user account

    ******After clicking you will get list of all options window.

    ******Here select shortcut key options'

    ******Now select enable options

    ******after it shortcut key work again

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    Re: Copy, Pasting shortcuts stopped working in windows vista

    Well dear as you are saying that copy pasting is working in normal mode but it is not working when using with keyboard then i think the problem is with your keyboard.
    You should go through these steps to fix this issue.
    <>first of all check that your keyboard is working properly,if not then replace it.
    <>i think the keyboard driver is corrupt.so you should uninstall that and then reinstall it.
    Thank you

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    Re: Copy, Pasting shortcuts stopped working in windows vista

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    As you know, normally Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V is the shortcuts which are used for copy and pasting respectively and it was working fine in my windows as well but now it doesn't work at all. However, when i use the copy and paste option from menu, it works without any issue. Do you know, how to fix it?

    whatever you call virus, torjan, malware these are the reasons behind your problem, To solve this problem there are several ways but let me come up with the easy solution first... that is restoring..

    Restore your system to previous state, that is to the date when it had perfectly..
    click on start.
    Type Restore.
    Click on System Restore.
    Now choose the date and click OK
    Wait for few minutes, system will restart.
    Now check those shortcuts again.

    Now update your system antivirus program before you perform any task on your system..

    Make sure it is perfectly updated. Once it is updated Perform a complete scan.

    Remove all the effected files and virus.

    Restart your system..
    Happy to assist you

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    Re: Copy, Pasting shortcuts stopped working in windows vista

    Hello Dear Friend ...


    Follow the below steps carefully


    No Worry

    There is a solution for your problem

    For that first of all open the HOME SCREEN

    Then you need to go to the ACCESSORIES option

    So that go to the "" SYSTEM TOOLS "" option

    Click on "" SYSTEM RESTORE "" option


    That is it

    It will get Restored

    Now it will work fine



    VERY GOOD LUCK



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    Re: Copy, Pasting shortcuts stopped working in windows vista

    Hi, Dear friend

    it might be the problem of Keyboard Drivers

    So, try to ...re-install the keyboard Drivers to check if it helps.......but before that follow these

    press windows key+R and type control keyboard and click OK

    then tap on Hardware tab ... now click Properties button

    and now choose GENERAL tab....and click the Change settings button .....

    after that tap on DRIVER tab.....first of all click the Update Driver button to check for the solution ......and if again the problem persists Too...

    simply click Uninstall button ....and follow the screen instructions

    after that restart the PC .and re-install the drivers ...........to get the solution


    ALL THE BEST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Re: Copy, Pasting shortcuts stopped working in windows vista

    first of all check whether your key board is working properly or not

    if not replace it or your keyboard driver is corrupt

    so you need to re-install it

    otherwise go to control panel

    then open system and security

    then open system restore then create system restore

    then click on restore

    then restart your system then it will work properly

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    Re: Copy, Pasting shortcuts stopped working in windows vista

    hi................


    follow & try some steps:-


    1. first go to the home page.

    2. then go to the menu option.

    3. then go to the control panel.

    3. after printers and other hardware

    4. then select the keyboard properties window,.

    5. and now click hardware.

    6. now click on the properties.

    7. then now click on the driver.

    8. then click on the uninstall.

    9. now click on the OK option.

    10. now last restart your drive.


    thanks & enjoy................

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    Re: Copy, Pasting shortcuts stopped working in windows vista

    To make Copy and paste shortcuts work again follow these instructions

    • Go to the start
    • Then select the control panel
    • Then navigate to the option Printer and other Hardware
    • Then choose the option Keyboard
    • Now check the properties window
    • Then tap on Hardware option
    • Then choose Properties option
    • Then select the Driver option
    • Now tap on Uninstall and then tap on OK
    • Then restart the computer
    Restarting the system will install the drivers again then the it will work properly.

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