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How to Add and Remove Turn On or Off Clipboard History Context Menu in Windows 10


Copy paste its something we all do, probably multiple times a day. But what do you do if you need to copy the same few things again and again? How do you copy content across your devices? Starting with Windows 10 build 17666, Microsoft is addressing that and taking the clipboard to the next level simply press Win+V and youll be presented with a brand-new clipboard experience.

Not only can you can paste from the clipboard history, but you can also pin the items you find yourself using all the time. This history is roamed using the same technology which powers Timeline and Sets, which means you can access your clipboard across any PC with this build of Windows or higher.

Roamed text on the clipboard is only supported for clipboard content less than 100 kb. Currently, the clipboard history supports plain text, HTML and image less than 1 MB.

Starting with Windows 10 build 18234, the image size limit has been increased from 1MB to 4MB to accommodate the potential size of full screen screenshots taken on a high-DPI devices.

Turning off and on clipboard history using this context menu will not clear your clipboard data or pinned items.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove a Clipboard History context menu to make it easy for users to toggle on or off on demand for their account in Windows 10.

While you must be signed in as an administrator to add or remove the Clipboard History context menu, all users will be able to use the context menu when added.


EXAMPLE: Clipboard History context menu and clipboard
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Here's How:

1. Do step 2 (add) or step 3 (remove) below for what you would like to do.


 2. To Add Clipboard History to Context Menu

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Add_Clipboard_History_context_menu.reg

download


 3. To Remove Clipboard History from Context Menu

This is the default setting.

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Remove_Clipboard_History_context_menu.reg

download

4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6. When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7. If you like, you can now delete the downloaded .reg file.


That's it,
Shawn