Copy error messages text to the clipboard

Amazing to learn something this basic and so useful after all these years of using Windows.

When you see a Windows error dialog that you want to preserve, no need to screenshot it (as I have been doing all these years).

Sample Windows Error Message

To make a copy, just press Ctrl-C ! You get an nice text copy:

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xplorer²
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\\diane\d$\usr\willy\radio\atc200700613\atc20070061317.mp3
Error reading from source

Windows error = 3: The system cannot find the path specified.

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Abort Retry Ignore
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Cool !

This tip found from lifehacker.com.

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