Windows 10 has hundreds of tools that we use every day that we don't even realize are essential. We certainly take its existence as a guarantee and hope that they exist in any version of this system.
The truth is that we have to know how to use them to their full potential, so that we can take everything they have to offer. The Windows 10 clipboard has a secret that we will now reveal. It is possible to clean it with a simple command.
Even though it is an operating system already much analyzed and known, Windows 10 still has a lot to be discovered. They are mainly small options and features that take this system to a new level.
Clear the Clipboard with a command
Something that is possible to do and that few know about is to clean the Clipboard. This allows you to copy and paste elements, being the place where Windows 10 temporarily stores the elements. With a simple command this area can be freed and empty.
They just need to open a PowerShell or DOS console and run the following command: cmd / c “echo off | clip ”</ strong>. It does not need to have Administrator or other special permissions. The Clipboard will be empty immediately.
How to automate this process in Windows 10
If this is a process that has to be used on a recurring basis, then the ideal is to create an automation. To do this, they only need to convert the command into a script, placing the command used in a text file.
After pasting all the text of the line used in the editor. They just need to choose the location and name of the script, then the extension .bat. It is immediately ready for use. Later, if you want to use it, you only need to click the file twice.
This is a small trick that you can use whenever you need to delete the contents of the Clipboard. So they can lend the PC in a relaxed way or simply eliminate this resource-consuming content.