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How do you copy and paste in Windows XP?

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Quick Answer

To copy and paste in Windows XP, find the document you wish to copy, right-click it, select Copy from the drop-down menu, find the location where you want the copy to be located, right-click, and select Paste from the drop-down menu. This is one of several methods.

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How do you copy and paste in Windows XP?
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  1. Select an object

    Use the mouse to select a piece of text by clicking and dragging, or a document or file by simply clicking on it.

  2. Copy the object

    Right-click on your selected text and then select Copy from the drop-down menu that appears. Alternatively, you can type ctrl+c on the keyboard.

  3. Paste the object

    Right-click on your desired location for the copy and then select Paste from the drop-down menu that appears. Alternatively, you can type ctrl+v on the keyboard.

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