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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Clipdiary is a great utility and makes my (programming) life much easier! At first I installed it because auf the unlimited persisting history of everything that goes into the clipboard, which is exactly what I was looking for. Until I found out that the hotkeys for changing between the clipboard entries are also inestimable useful. Now I use them frequently.

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