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Disable the multiple clips feature of MS Office 2000/2002

When you add the following registry entry, it prevents the Office Clipboard from automatically appearing when you perform multiple Copy commands in any of the Office programs. To add the AcbControl registry entry for Office 2000, follow these steps:

  • Close any MS Office  programs that are running.

  • Click Start, and then click Run. Type regedit and click OK.

  • In the Registry Editor, click to select the following subkey (folder):


  • On the Edit menu, point to New and click DWORD Value. With New Value #1 selected, type AcbControl, and then press ENTER.

  • On the Edit menu, click Modify. In the Edit DWORD Value dialog box, click Decimal under Base. Type 1 in the Value data box. Click OK and quit the Registry Editor.


1. To turn on the Office Clipboard, repeat last step above, changing the value from 1 to 0.

2. For Office 2002, change the Subkey folder to version 10.0 instead of 9.0.




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