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Can't Copy/Paste from IE on desktop. (win8)

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    Can't Copy/Paste from IE on desktop. (win8)


    I had to re-install Win8 and now when I select an article from IE on the desktop I can't Copy/Paste it either to Documents or a flash drive. There's no 'paste' on one and it's greyed out on the other. I have looked in past posts no luck.

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    Canada
    Posts : 1,950
    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit


    This topic has been covered before with some solutions that solved and some not. See this thread, lengthy but informative.

    Copy/Paste in Windows Explorer Not Working
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    I tried it before, didn't solve problem. Thanks anyway.
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    Posts : 115
    win-7-8.1


    Hi any reason you haven't downloaded 8.1 yet ?
    I also don't see any system spec's offered by you,
    Please state which security suite/ s you have installed...
    Cheers.
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