Can't read from clipboard - ERROR

I am getting a "run-time error 521 - Can't read from clipboard" when I do this:
str = Clipboard.GetText

anyone know why?
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cantrellAsked:
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mcriderCommented:
"str" is a reserved word...

Have you tried:

Dim MyStr as String
MyStr = Clipboard.GetText


Cheers!
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cantrellAuthor Commented:
I'll check this. It works on most systems, but just on one, it get's the 'Can't Read from clipboard' error message, so I don't think it's the variable name.
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mcriderCommented:
Got it! It took some searching, but here is the answer you're looking for... Check out this Microsoft Article:

Can't open Clipboard (Error 521)
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/devprods/vs6/vbasic/vbenlr98/vamsgclip2cantopen.htm 
 

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mcriderCommented:
Glad I could help...

Cheers!
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