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10-15-2011 06:59 PM
How do I take a "screen shot" of a current screen? After having trouble with a sports game, I was told to send a "screen shot"
of the particular screen and send it to them.
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10-15-2011 07:50 PM
1. Hit "Print screen" key (Prt Scr).
2. Open Paint (All Programs > Accessories > Paint).
3. Hit Ctrl+V (2 key same time)
4. Save as PNG file (to make file smaller still have good quality)
You can also use Alt+Prt Scr key to get a window only
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08-13-2012 03:29 PM
I want to copy only the current screen, not the whole desktop with it.
I've tried the Alt+Prt Scr key to get a window only as suggested, plus a combination of other keys with PrtScr but none work.
Any suggestions please?
08-16-2012 10:29 AM
If that's not working for you, have you considered using a screen capture program? These allow you to make very specific selections for your screenshots. You can easily select just a single window, or even a small area within the window. Windows 7 comes with "Snipping Tool" preinstalled, and there are a number of other options you can download, like SnagIt. I personally like the hands-on control these programs offer.
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07-22-2013 09:27 PM
i have had my computer for 8 years. i always thought prt sc sent the screen shot to printer or somewhere, little did i know it copied. **bleep** i wish i would have read this long ago. thanks a lot!