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How to Fix error Screen Clipping Shortcut in OneNote not working after upgrading to Windows 10

No doubt, OneNote is yet another useful component of Microsoft Office. Using OneNote, you can easily clip your immediate notes. For this to be worked out, you just need to press the shortcut Windows + S and the note can be clipped progressively on the screen.
How to Fix the Error Screen Clipping Shortcut in OneNote not working after upgrading to Windows 10
This Windows + S combination to clip was working perfectly in Windows 7 and Windows 8. But when you upgraded to Windows 8.1 or Windows 10, then the same shortcut (Windows + S keyword combination) brings up the search experience, so you will not get the Screen Clipping options.
In other words, Screen Clipping hot keys are not working as you upgraded to Windows 8.1 or Windows 10, irrespective of the Office iteration I’m using.

How to Fix error Screen Clipping Shortcut in OneNote not working after upgrading to Windows 10

Understanding this situation, we can easily fix the error Screen Clipping Shortcut in OneNote not working in Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 by changing the default shortcut Windows + S in Windows.
We can easily assign different hot keys Windows + S to OneNote Screen Clipping using Registry Editor. Since modifying system files to alter Windows + S might be risky, you should back-up your computer firstly
Change the default Shortcut (Hot Keys) Windows+S for Screen Clipping in Windows 10:
1. Press Windows + R combination keys to open Run dialog. Type regedit and hit Enter to open the Registry Editor.
Assign Different Hot Keys For Screen Clipping
2. Navigate to the following location:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\15.0\OneNote\Options\Other
Notes: We’ve assumed that you’re using Office 2013, hence 15.0 has been mentioned. If you’re using Office 2010, replace it with 14.0. If you’re using Office 2007, replace it with 12.0.
3. In the right pane of this location, create a new DWORD using Right click -> New -> DWORD Value. Name the newly created DWORD as ScreenClippingShortcutKey, double click on the same DWORD to modify it:
4. Put the Value data equals to 41, it will set the hot keys to Windows + A. If you want to set any other hot key than these, please refer to this MSDN post. Make sure you don’t use those hot keys Value data which are already assigned in Windows by shortcut. Click OK after inputting desired Value data.
Close the Registry Editor and reboot to get results.

Hope that helps!

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