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Copy & Paste not Working in Windows Explorer

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by ViridianScourge, Nov 18, 2018.

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  1. ViridianScourge

    ViridianScourge Thread Starter

    Aug 12, 2013
    Hey guys,

    Ran into a problem recently where I can't copy & paste, or move files whatsoever, in Windows Explorer. Copy and paste works everywhere else, so its not a keyboard driver issue. I took a look at a few other forum posts on this issue, and none seem to resolve the issue.


    - I went through some pretty severe computer issues until I found out I had a bad stick of RAM, as determined by Memtest86. Around the same time, there was also a windows update, and I uninstalled a huge load of software I no longer used (Although I like to think I only uninstalled what I knew).

    - Tried an early restore point, and the restore point seems to be conveniently after the problem was spotted.

    - I believe I'm virus free. Microsoft Security Essentials says I'm in the green, and for added measure, I ran a Malwarebytes scan.

    - sfc scannow says there are no issues.

    - HijackThis file is included, if thats of any help.

    Thanks for any and all assistance!


    OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
    Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) II X6 1090T Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 10 Stepping 0
    Processor Count: 6
    RAM: 6142 Mb
    Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960, -2048 Mb
    Hard Drives: C: 238 GB (19 GB Free); E: 931 GB (437 GB Free); F: 1863 GB (878 GB Free); G: 931 GB (36 GB Free);
    Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC., M4A88TD-V EVO/USB3
    Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Disabled

    PS- No idea why the SysInfo utility says Essentials is disabled, I'm looking at it and it seems online and operational to me.

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