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What are some effective techniques to enable text copying and searching on websites that restrict or block these actions?

**Inspect Element** technique: Right-click on the restricted text, select "Inspect" or "Inspect Element", and hover over the HTML code section to copy the content.

**JavaScript blocker**: Disable JavaScript on the website by going to the "Site settings" menu, clicking on "JavaScript", and adding the website's URL to the blocker list, allowing you to copy text.

**Ctrl+A and Ctrl+C**: Press Ctrl+A (PC) or Cmd+A (Mac) to select all text on the webpage, and then Ctrl+C (PC) or Cmd+C (Mac) to copy the selected text.

**Save as a text file**: In Internet Explorer, choose "File" > "Save As" and select "Text file" as the file type to save the webpage content as a text file, allowing you to copy the text.

**Drag-and-drop**: Right-click on the restricted text, don't let go, and drag the cursor to highlight the text you want to copy, then drag and drop it to the desired location.

**Search function**: Press Ctrl+F (PC) or Cmd+F (Mac) to open the search menu, search for the text you want to copy, and then copy it as usual.

**Browser extensions**: Disable all browser extensions by toggling them off, and then try copying the text; if it works, re-enable extensions one by one to identify the problematic extension.

**System restore**: If copy and paste are not working, try using System Restore to revert to a previous point when the function was working.

**Update device drivers**: Outdated device drivers can cause copy and paste issues; update your keyboard and mouse drivers to ensure proper functionality.

**Reset This PC**: If all else fails, use the "Reset This PC" feature to reinstall Windows, which may resolve the copy and paste issue.

**Task Manager**: If copy and paste are not working due to open apps or programs, close them using Task Manager to free up system resources.

**Webpage source code**: View the webpage's source code by pressing Ctrl+U (PC) or Cmd+U (Mac), and then copy the text from the source code, which might not be restricted.

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