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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,358
United States Rank #13,631
Reach 0.0128%


3.45 0.40%
3.20 0.79%
3.16 0.79%
3.15 1.58%
3.11 1.19%
3.1 1.19%
3.0 0.40%
2.0 74.31%
1.0 19.37%

Clipboard History

What is Clipboard History?  (from Outertech)

When typing text many users feel an urge for an improved Clipboard. A single storage for text is simply not enough. The freeware Clipboard History application gives you the power to paste up to twenty last Clipboard text entries into any application. Just press the usually unused Caps Lock key and a paste menu will be ...  Read more


Clipboard History is a software program developed by Outertech. The most common release is 2.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named clipboardhistory.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 1.02 MB (1,068,174 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 64% of users of Clipboard History come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.outertech.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ClipboardHistory
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ClipboardHistory\uninst-ClipboardHistory.exe"
Estimated size: 1.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Clipboard History

Program executable:clipboardhistory.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\clipboardhistory\clipboardhistory.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst-ClipboardHistory.exe - Clipboard History Pro (Clipboard History Pro Installer)
  • ClipboardHotkey.dll
  • Uninstaller.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ClipboardHistory.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{93250744-FE2B-4EDE-9A6A-E7A89244CC3C}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • ClipboardHistory.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ClipboardHistory (3).
Startup File (User Run)
  • ClipboardHistory.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ClipboardHistory' and executes as C:\Program Files\ClipboardHistory\ClipboardHistory.exe.

How do I remove Clipboard History?

You can uninstall Clipboard History from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Clipboard History, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Clipboard History.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.94%
Windows 10 34.39%
Windows XP 8.30%
Windows Vista 2.37%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.59%
Windows 7 Professional 15.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.11%
Windows 8.1 7.94%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.94%
Windows 10 Home 7.54%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.94%
  Germany 6.06%
  France 5.15%
  Canada 3.64%
  Netherlands 2.42%
  United Kingdom 2.42%
  Australia 1.82%
  Brazil 1.21%
  Thailand 1.21%
  Sweden 1.21%
  South Africa 0.91%
  Slovenia 0.61%
  Norway 0.61%
  Austria 0.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.97%
Hewlett-Packard 28.39%
ASUS 10.97%
Acer 6.45%
Lenovo 3.87%
American Megatrends 3.87%
Intel 3.23%
Toshiba 3.23%
Samsung 1.94%
Common models
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 4.00%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.00%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.40%
ASUS All Series 2.40%
ASUSTeK K30AD_M31AD_M51AD 2.40%
ASUSTeK TP500LN 1.60%

About (from Outertech)

Outertech is a German software development company incorporated in 1999.
Publisher URL: www.outertech.com


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