Unable to open Spice client in RHEV-M, with errors in spicec.log

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  • Unable to open Spice client under Basic view within RHEV-M or from command prompt

  • Logs within 'spicec.log' show an issue surrounding an unsupported clipboard format:

1327002284 INFO [5232:5916] Application::main: starting
1327002284 INFO [5232:5916] Platform::set_clipboard_owner: new clipboard owner: none
1327002284 INFO [5232:5916] PlatformWinProc: Unsupported clipboard format
1327002284 ERROR [5232:5916] WinMain: unhandle exception: set clipboard viewer failed


  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0
  • Windows 7 32-bit
  • Lenovo W510/W520

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