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Windows XP Clipboard Viewer
Last updated: 6/18/02

Q.  Where did the Clipboard Viewer go in Windows XP (and Windows 2000)?

A. Windows XP. To install the ClipBoard Viewer (now called the ClipBook Viewer) right-click Start, select Properties, select Classic Start Menu, Customize, Add, Browse, C: drive, expand the tree by clicking the plus signs to Windows, System32, select clipbrd (or clipbrd.exe, depending on your folder View settings), OK, Next >, select Accessories (or wherever you want it), Next >, enter ClipBook Viewer in the text box below where it says Type a name for this shortcut, Finish, select your choice of Start Menu for XP or Classic Start Menu, which is probably faster, OK. If you want to locate the ClipBook Viewer in its customary place, click Start, All Programs, Accessories, (or Start, Programs, Accessories in the Classic View), click the ClipBook Viewer icon and hold the left mouse button while dragging it to System Tools, and release the mouse button to drop it in the desired location.

Windows 2000. Click Start, Settings, Taskbar & Start Menu..., Advanced, Add, Browse, C: drive, expand the tree by clicking the plus signs to Windows, System32, select clipbrd.exe (or clipbrd depending on your Windows Explorer View options), OK, Next >, select Tools in Programs, Accessories (or wherever you want it), Next >, enter ClipBook Viewer in the text box below where it says Type a name for this shortcut, Finish. Who said Windows XP is easier to use than Windows 2000?

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