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Webcopy to Clipboard no longer includes Images

I have a Word file and a Wordpad file into which I (for several years) have been copying the contents of a popup window at my bank's website. The popup window contains the front and back of a canceled check and a little text (check#, amt, date) for legibility.

I have always been able to copy the contents of this window to the clipboard and then paste it intact into Wordpad and/or Word 2000.

Now suddenly, the images are not included in the data copied to the clipboard.

I was using HP's Windows OEM XP from 2002, but I re-installed a fresh copy of Windows XP to avoid all of HP's "crapware." (They actually admitted to me that they sold space on my hard drive to advertisers & ad servering software.) The C drive now contains half what it contained before.

My question. Has Microsoft changed the way the clipboard works between new and old (2002) versions of XP? I have not installed SP2, and am not much inclined to. These days, it seems that the OS doesn't get better with updates, it gets worse in areas that matter to me. I don't like features being changed or disabled at no notice to me.

The popup window I am copying is not resizable and is slightly too small to capture both the text and the two check images in a screen copy or a "clipper" utility type copy because with those methods you can only capture what you can see on the screen, so I need to use the copy-to-clipboard.

Anyone know if Microsoft has changed copy/paste, if they have changed the clipboard (and if so, is it possible to over-install a copy of the old one)?

Oh, this is not the only site at which this happens, it happens at other sites as well. With a highlight and copy, the images are simply not going to the clipboard as they used to.


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''Has Microsoft changed the way the clipboard works''

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What version of Word or Office are you using? I have Office 2003 and the new feature with the clipboard is, it can save multiple copies. It used to be when you copied something it was good until you copied something else and then was gone. Now, you can copy multiple items before the clipboard becomes full.

When I want to paste something into Word, I go to edit then office clipboard and find the one I want. That is also where you can delete old data/copies from the list. Hope that helps.

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