troubleshooting Question

Purposely empty the clipboard in Windows

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Steve_BradyFlag for United States of America asked on
Microsoft Legacy OSWindows 7
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Occasionally when copy/pasting a large amount of data, I am interrupted with an error message saying:

        "Cannot empty clipboard"

Is there any way in Windows (7) to force the clipboard to be emptied?  I know that another pop up that occurs infrequently is something saying that:

        "...there is a large amount of information on my clipboard..."

and offering me the option to save that or discard it.  

What I am looking for is any possible way to empty the clipboard purposely rather than only when the system gives me the option.

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