Please reorganize this content to explain the subject's impact on popular culture, using references to reliable sourcesrather than simply listing appearances. It has even been the subject of bizarre fan art, including erotic fan fiction.
Unlike when Microsoft tried to kill off its Paint program earlier this year, there was no protest or outcry over the death of Clippy. In many cases the Office installation CD was necessary to activate a different Office assistant character, so the default character, Clippit, remains widely known compared to other Office Assistants.
They launched a campaign  with actor Gilbert Gottfried as the voice of the paperclip, allowing people to vote on Clippy's next career choice as well as a song titled "It Looks Like You're Writing a Letter.
Atteberry  to serve as a user-friendly troubleshooter for people using Office applications including Word and Excel. The feature was eventually just thrown out.
In the next version of Office to be released, the version that he was working on, Clippy was turned off by default. Clippit, the infamous Microsoft Office assistant, lived like a firework, or perhaps like a low-flying helicopter: bright, in-your-face, a streak across the sky, and unbelievably annoying.
Compatibility[ edit ] The Microsoft Agent components it required were not included in Windows 7 or later; however, they can be downloaded from the Microsoft website. Source:Supplied A fine read, I'm sure. A small image of Clippit can be found in Office or newer, which could be enabled by going to Options and changing the theme to "School Supplies".