PowerShell: Clear Windows Clipboard

Many of us are using Remote Desktop nowadays. As such, clipboard can sometimes be out of sync when RDP is nested between many hosts. Therefore, we need a quick method to clear clipboard to resolve certain conditions.

Method 1: Set Null as value for the clipboard program

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echo $null | clip.exe

Method 2: Use DotNet assembly to access clipboard’s Clear() method

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Add-Type -AssemblyName System.Windows.Forms
[System.Windows.Forms.Clipboard]::Clear()

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