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How do I capture a screenshot on my HP Pavilion dv4 Laptop so I can paste it to word? Thanks!

How do I capture a screenshot on my HP Pavilion dv4 laptop, so I can paste to word? Thanks!

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Hi:

 

Do you have a Print Screen key?  Probably abbreviated. Prnt Scrn

 

You may have to use the Fn+the print screen key if it is combined with another item on the same key.

 

Paul

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Paul,

Thank you so much. I had done it previously, but had been out of online classes for a couple months & could not remember. You are excatly right, have to have that fn key. Thx again!~ DJ

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You're very welcome.

 

Glad to be of assistance.

 

Paul

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I have the same laptop, and I tried pressing both the fn and prt sc keys, and just pressing the prt sc key, but nothing happens?

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Once you have hit FN and prt sc at the same time. The you must open your paint program (in accessories in your programs) and then hit clrl and the letter V to past it into that program is how I do it. Once in there I edit and then copy and paste into my word doc.

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Hey, 

 

 

                 I have the same Laptop but I tried pressing FN + prtsc then opening the paint program and pressing ctrl + v and it still didnt work for me.

What may be the problem?

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Hello soccer12369.  I understand you're trying to get a screen capture of your desktop.

So, neither Print Scrn by itself or FN+Print Scrn work?  

You could also try using the Snipping Tool.  To access this tool you click the Start button and go to All Programs.  Then you go to the "Accessories" section and it will be located here.

Let me know if this helps!

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go to start menu..then klick search ...then write snipping tool( in search panel)....then open it. click new, then drag your mouse cursor on screen( have u want)... then save.

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Re: How do I capture a screenshot on my HP Pavilion dv4 Laptop so I can paste it to word? Thanks!

Perhaps the most convenient way to take a screenshot on your HP laptop is by pressing “Fn” and “PrtSc” at the same time, however, this method fails to work. To handle this, you can use professional screenshot tools like Free Screenshot Capture and others.

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