messenger,copy and paste

  denis93c 19:27 18 Jan 03
  denis93c 19:27 18 Jan 03

i recently cannot copy and paste web address`s and any other text,any ideas why not?
i am running windows xp,1,700 processor and 256mb ram,128kb ntl broadband

  Djohn 19:29 18 Jan 03

denis93c, are you left clicking your mouse and draging it accross the text to highlite it first?

Then right click and choose copy from the menu. J.

  denis93c 19:52 18 Jan 03

i highlight,then right,select copy,then goto messenger,then right click,then select paste.

  VoG™ 19:59 18 Jan 03

OK let's start by seeing if you are successfully copying. After copying, Start, All Programs, Accessories, System Tools, Clipboard Viewer.

Do you see the text that you copied?

  denis93c 12:25 19 Jan 03

yes its coping ok that way

  VoG™ 14:25 19 Jan 03


And can you paste OK into Word or Wordpad or Notepad?

  denis93c 14:49 19 Jan 03

yes working fine into word and note pad

  VoG™ 14:52 19 Jan 03

Anybody else?

  powerless 15:00 19 Jan 03

Are you saying you cannot copy and paste web address and text into Windows messenger?

If yes, reinstall messenger.

If no, repair Internet Explorer > (Win 98) Control panel > Add/Remoce programs > Find internet Explorer > Clcik Add/Remove then choose the reapir option. You will have to restart.

Windows XP > pop your Windows XP disc in the CD Drive...

Then type into the run command on the start menu...

SFC /Scannow

Click "ok"...

Let it do what it does...

Hopefully it'll be sorted.

You could aslo use a restore point, applys to windows ME as well.

I'm done.

  denis93c 14:41 20 Jan 03

ill close this thread now,i did already re-install the messenger but no luck.
ill try the sfc idea.
thank-you for your time.

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