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Printscreen key only captures a black screen

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#1 MickinPlymouthUK


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Posted 16 January 2013 - 01:34 PM

My wargaming mate tells me his printscreen key won't capture game screenshots in some games, all it captures is a black screen and he's asked my advice.
Beats me, I'm Win XP and it works fine for me but he's Win 7, what shall I tell him?

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Posted 16 January 2013 - 01:58 PM

Seems to be a recurring complaint with print screen and some games. This started to be more of an issue after Vista and continues for many through Win 7. For some using the CTRL key + Print Screen works. It seems to be game dependent and doesn't always work. This is one reason many newer games are bundled with screen capture applications for use within the game.

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