How to Take a Screenshot in Microsoft Windows

How to Take a Screenshot in Microsoft Windows

  • Val Wild

    “I wanted to save my textbooks, but I should have paid to download them, so I found this article and leaned an easier way to save them for free.”…” more

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  • D. B.

    “I wanted to know how to take a screen shot of a specific part of my screen, I followed the advice to do a screen shot into Paint and I could then highlight what specific part of the screen shot I wanted and then copied and pasted that into my document. :-)”…” more

  • Brenda Cook

    “All of the individual steps in this article have been of great help, in that each step was concise and precise in both verbiage and graphic detail. All explanations were comprehensible. Thank you, greatly – please keep up the excellent work.”…” more

  • Rada Reyes

    “I have just read the instructions and not tried it out yet. But what I can say now as a fifth grade teacher is that it is given in a simple language with good illustrations that my average student can understand. Bravo to you.”…” more

  • Anonymous

    “I needed some screenshots for my server, which is based on Windows Server 2008 R2. I use Techsmith products on my clients, and I had forgotten how to take a screenshot on an older platform. You answered my question.”…” more

  • Manuela Armendariz

    “I needed a copy of unauthorized transactions on my credit card, and I could not print screen, so I went to Google for help. I chose this website, and I was able to print what I wanted. Thank you.”…” more

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  • Jason Warner

    “I found this article super helpful. I did not know that the print screen option does not tell you anything right after you hit the key(s). I thought most PrtSc buttons just did not work. Thanks!”…” more

  • Anonymous

    “I didn’t know about the existence of the Snipping Tool. It is very useful. Thanks for the very detailed article about different methods of making a screen shot.”…” more

  • Chinthaka Bandara

    “My print screen button is not working. I was making my presentation, needed a photo from a video. Then I found your article and used Snipping Tool. Thanks.”…” more

  • Joseph Young

    “Easy to follow, your instructions are very clear. The best part is you get right to the point, just enough information to get the job done. Many thanks.”…” more

  • Brittany Cissna

    “The pictures of the steps are the most helpful, although I would like to see how the red letters are supposed to appear on the ‘snipping tool’ section.”…” more

  • Stuti Kothari

    “All the points were easy to understand but the pictures helped me find the exact point I needed and saved me from reading the whole article.”…” more

  • Anonymous

    “This was perfect! Even let me know that it wouldn’t tell me it had taken the snapshot, and where to find it (clipboard). Very helpful.”…” more

  • Charlotte Diggory

    “A very concise page for a potentially irritating problem. I would have never been able to find the snipping tool!”

  • Donald See

    “I was reminded how to make a screen print. I learned how to make a one screenshot. I also learned how to snip.”

  • Anonymous

    “Clear, concise directions with examples. This is the perfect way to teach. Excellent. You have earned an A+!”

  • Muhammad Qasim

    “I am thankful to the person who wrote this article. Thank you man, it was very helpful, keep it up.”

  • Anonymous

    “I appreciated quiz steps and the warning on time limits. It was very clear and concise, kudos!”

  • Anonymous

    “The specific steps with the pictures were so easy for me to follow. Thank you and more power.”

  • Anonymous

    “The steps in which the training have been put is so easy to understand, thank you so much.”

  • Joseph M. Riley

    “I figured out that in some PCs either of fn and print screen or windows and prtscr works.”

  • G. H.

    “Thanks. Print screen did not work for us, but learned about the snipping tool! Love it.”

  • amadej hudohmet

    “I was trying to take a screenshot for school, and that really helped me a lot! Thanks!”

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  • Anonymous

    “Now I’lI come to know many facets of screen shots. Previously I knew next to nothing.”

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  • Scott Fossett

    “I used the information on screenshots here as a refresher course. It’s very handy.”

  • Dianne Epps

    “This article was a big help to me. This helped me get a good grade in my MA class.”

  • Jo Monk

    “Needed to take a screen shot, and these instructions gave me clear instruction.”

  • Anonymous

    “Since I knew nothing about this to begin with I feel it was all informational.”

  • Anonymous

    “This was helpful. I’m going to have to try it a few times to get this down.”

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