We recommend to use a clipboard manager so you can access the clipboard on Windows 8 and even perform a full-text search on your clipboard
Windows 7 and Windows 8 do not provide a built-in tool to log the clipboard history. Luckily, there are many third-party clipboard managers which monitor clipboard activities.
Steps to access the clipboard
1. Step First of all you have to download the free clipboard viewer. Save it to your computer.
2. Step Next, open the FreeClipViewer. You will see your entire clipboard including the last files/text you copied.
The Clipboard manager logs your clipboard data. Sometimes it is quite useful to use a clipboard manager to enhance your productivity. There are many other third-party clipboard managers / viewers.