There is no direct way to clear the windows clipboard. You may select some text or image and press Ctrl+C to overwrite the current clipboard contents. The clipboard won't become empty but its contents will be different.

We have Clear Clipboard - a small freeware utility that makes the windows clipboard empty.

Clipdiary clipboard manager also can make windows clipboard empty. To clear the system clipboard you should do the following:

  • Hit Ctrl+D to pop up Clipdiary
  • Click Clip -> Empty Windows Clipboard

With Clipdiary you can clear clipboard every time you need and get the complete history of what you are copying to the clipboard for easy reuse.






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For such a simple app, it's sure useful. Don't know how I got along without it for so many years. I mean, seriously. I would never have guessed how handy this would be. Not often I'm this happy with software. Clipdiary doesn't do much, but what it does, it does REALLY well.

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