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Whenever I press CTRL+X on a folder in Windows 7, it shows me that it is cutting it out (it's a little whiter then before) but then after 1 second, it's out of the clipboard, just gone.

That's why I never can cut/copy folders.

Is there a possibility/utility to track which applications are accessing the clipboard?

Please don't extend this topic with virus-related stuff.

Thank you for help!

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Do you know if STRG is the same as CTRL on an English Keyboard? – Dave Jan 15 '13 at 14:30
If you use msconfig to disable all startup programs and reboot, can you replicate the issue? Clearly something's messing with the clipboard and overwriting its previous contents (i.e. the name/path of the file/folder that you tried to cut). – Karan Jan 16 '13 at 1:17

I would recommend fixing your clipboard first.

  1. Open a command prompt by clicking the "Start" menu

  2. Then click "All Programs" and "Accessories."

  3. Right-click on "Command Prompt" and choose "Run as Administrator."

  4. Type sfc /scannow into the command prompt and press enter to run a system file check, which will repair any corrupted system file, including the clipboard program.

  5. Restart your computer after running the system file check.

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