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Every now and then within Excel when I do Ctrl-x (cut) or Ctrl-c (copy) I get the pop-up message 'Cannot open the Clipboard'.

I can't see any particular pattern to it but it's very annoying when it happens.

It doesn't happen in any other software I have installed.

Anyone have any ideas as to why this happens?

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Same here - very annoying. But probably off topic for SO. –  assylias Jul 9 '12 at 9:40
    
Check this thread - the last answer might work. –  assylias Jul 9 '12 at 9:41
    
thanks for the replies alas i have none of the services in the last answer!? Which is the best forum to post this sort of thing? –  Paul Jul 9 '12 at 9:50
    
Probably superuser. I have voted to migrate your question there. –  assylias Jul 9 '12 at 10:10
    
Ah ok - thank you, yes i have used superuser before –  Paul Jul 10 '12 at 11:21

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