Often we face errors on our PCs which, with a quick web search on the error text, are easily resolvable. Did you know you can copy the contents of an error message (or any dialog box) to your clipboard? When you’re faced with an error, press Ctrl+C to copy the error title and text to your clipboard.

This:

Becomes this:

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Warning, grasshopper
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You haven’t paid homage to Windows Guides today
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OK
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Simply paste the error message into the search field; I find this a lot quicker than transcribing the error message in to your favorite search engine yourself.

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