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Copy-paste problems

by Jericho_D / November 27, 2009 9:42 PM PST

Currently using MS-Office Pro on my XP -02 homeEdition.
I have a thing for going through my computer, erasing old files and programs and last week I discovred that I could?nt paste using the "[ctrl]+[V]" method. The "rightclick+Paste" option still works but takes too long (im on a laptop).

Anyone got a clue how to solve it?

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The usuals I run into.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 27, 2009 11:53 PM PST
In reply to: Copy-paste problems

Google bar, Norton, and other "security" software and their settings.

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I dont use any of those
by Jericho_D / November 29, 2009 2:10 AM PST
In reply to: The usuals I run into.

I don?t use either google-bar or Norton software.. but i do use google chrome, do you think that could do it?

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You could test that theory.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 29, 2009 4:30 AM PST

Copy paste can be blocked with too many products and settings. You would have to give a rundown of what is installed for others to comment on. You could think back to when it worked.

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by Jericho_D / November 29, 2009 5:07 PM PST

I looked through the programs list and I dont recall installing any programs at the time, yesterday I tried to repair AND reinstall the whole program (Win word MS office pro) but it didnt do anything.

Those settings you mentioned, are you talking about general computersettings or settings for specific programs?

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Does it work ...
by Kees Bakker / November 29, 2009 5:23 PM PST
In reply to: okaj

if you boot in Safe Mode? Then one of the processes run in Normal mode blocks it, it seems.

And does ctrl-V work in other programs than Word? Say, Notepad or Wordpad.


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Nope... =(
by Jericho_D / December 4, 2009 11:12 PM PST
In reply to: Does it work ...

I tried but no change..

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Reinstall keyboard driver
by Dango517 / December 4, 2009 4:00 PM PST
In reply to: Copy-paste problems

Driver can be corrupted, so ..............

See device manager> to keyboard> right click choose properties> to driver tab click update driver. first search on line for driver. It should install automatically.


See device manager> to keyboard> right click to properties> to driver tab> click update driver> search this computer> search from list> careful here only choose the highlighted drive. Choose no other> click next> let it run.

Check for an update for the keyboard in Windows updates, it might take a day or two for it to arrive.

If you bought this keyboard load the disc that came with it into the DVD/CD drive. This will reinstall a fresh copy of the driver.

Are you having other problems with this PC? What problems?

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My computer is on strike....
by Jericho_D / December 4, 2009 11:18 PM PST

I?m on a laptop as i said, and i cant find any new driver?s to it. And it?s ONLY in word, i can copy-paste without any problems in my browser, notepad and wordpad but still reinstalling word or even installing another verision of word did not work...

Maby if i can find another keyboard and control if it works on that one? But I still don?t think its a hardware malfunction or even hardware drivers problems... the problem only effects word!

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Re: copy/paste
by Kees Bakker / December 4, 2009 11:29 PM PST

- So paste with ctrl-V doesn't work in Word. Is that dependent on the source (say Word or Notepad) or does it work NEVER?
- The alternative keyboard shortcut is shift-insert. Does that work?
- Can you assign the paste operation to a macro and that macro to a suitable key combination?


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It worked!!
by Jericho_D / December 6, 2009 5:05 AM PST
In reply to: Re: copy/paste

Thanks mate, it worked!

First off I tried to use the alternative paste function ([shift]+[Ins]) and it worked and then i made a maro for paste using the old buttons and it worked out perfectly!

Problem solved, thank you so much!

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perhaps a better solution
by Dango517 / December 6, 2009 11:37 AM PST
In reply to: It worked!!

source openOffice:

It stores all your data in an international open standard format and can also read and write files from other common office software

In time Wordt will bite you in the butt again, you'll see. Happy
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If it's only in Word then you are right
by Dango517 / December 5, 2009 3:28 PM PST

Word sucks, crapware as they call it. Good luck.

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