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Microsoft really has got to fix the Ctrl+C Bug (doesn't work sometimes)

Ctrl+C issue  

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FFX    452

Sure I have encountered it, but only in IE I believe(usually copy text in IE ). But I have associated the problem to my keyboard as my "shift key" sometimes wont recognize my key press, and ctrl being so close by. Is your keyboard working properly? 

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SionicIon    76

Happens to me with Modern apps. I copied text from the Mail app, closed out of it, and then pasted in IE and it wasn't pasting..

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+warwagon    12,166

I was wondering if anyone is still experiencing this bug with Windows 10? ... I am, it's so annoying.

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WinMacLin Guy    168

I had this issue starting in Windows 8 on a couple of modern apps (namely Modern IE but other modern apps as well) where sometimes ctrl + c would work and other times it would not, but judging by the comments here the issue is not confined to modern apps.

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HawkMan    5,231

When this happens it's almost (I would drop the almost, but to give some leniency to other issues) the app not responding to Ctrl+C either because its hanging or or it's simply not letting you copy paste, usually bad multi threading in the coding or your computer is badly setup and your interrupts aren't being sent/detected properly. Find the bottleneck.

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JakeB    16

Edge sometime doesn't let me use right click copy or Control-C or to paste Control-V

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+warwagon    12,166
3 minutes ago, JakeB said:

Edge sometime doesn't let me use right click copy or Control-C or to paste Control-V

Mash on C ... see if that works ...(Control+ c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c)

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Salty Wagyu    101

Had this problem in all Windows as far as I could remember, mostly happens in Firefox that CTRL +c or v would be broken.

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HawkMan    5,231
On 1/11/2016 at 9:04 PM, warwagon said:

Mash on C ... see if that works ...(Control+ c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c)

yes, and again, if mashing orks you have a irq/interrupt issue and this performance issues with your computer, something is causing the computer not to be able to catch the interrupts. 

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Noir Angel    4,143

Had this happen to me loads of times, web browsers seem to be the worst offenders. Usually these days I just right click and select copy to save myself the frustration.

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ZombieFly    219
17 minutes ago, HawkMan said:

yes, and again, if mashing orks you have a irq/interrupt issue and this performance issues with your computer, something is causing the computer not to be able to catch the interrupts. 

no. your explanation is not the cause of this issue. there are bugs in the framework of modern apps. you don't know what you're talking about

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+warwagon    12,166
Just now, ZombieFly said:

no. your explanation is not the cause of this issue. there are bugs in the framework of modern apps. you don't know what you're talking about

Started around XP SP3

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chrizzle30    60

Gotta love the people that chimed in saying that they have never had the problem. They must not be a regular user because it happens to me a lot, and like all the others, I thought it was a problem with me. Actually the people who are saying that they don't have the problem may have said oh, its me, etc... Anyway, glad to see that I am not the only one and that I'm not crazy.

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HawkMan    5,231
4 hours ago, ZombieFly said:

no. your explanation is not the cause of this issue. there are bugs in the framework of modern apps. you don't know what you're talking about

ah, is that why most of the complaints here are about web browsers, and plain standard win32 programs ....

 

this is a basic interrupt issue, where the interrupts from the keyboard and the Ctrl+c isn't detected because that part of the system is busy doing other things. 

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+warwagon    12,166

Please don't lock this thread. We are talking about it on the front page and i'm going to be pointing people here. There is already a poll on the front which has lots of votes. 

 

Thanks.

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+Sledge    282

I'm so backwards I use ctrl+ins to copy & shift+ins to paste.

 

Never got around to ctrl c&v.

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Nick H.    8,946

 

On 10/23/2018 at 3:20 PM, warwagon said:

Please don't lock this thread. We are talking about it on the front page and i'm going to be pointing people here. There is already a poll on the front which has lots of votes. 

 

Thanks.

So long as the thread is still relevant I don't see why it would be locked.

 

I've had it happen several times, but that's why I push Ctrl+C several times before going to paste now.

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Human.Online    7,691

Exactly this. I double tap  ctrl c just to be sure, it’s become almost muscle memory 

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