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How to take a screen shot with Windows 10

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#1 Herbert667


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Posted 20 September 2016 - 08:07 AM

I get a message,in order to take a screen shot press Win + G

Unfortunately I don/t have a Win key on my keyboard.

What is then the solution to take a screen shot?

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#2 britechguy


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Posted 20 September 2016 - 08:10 AM

Same as in prior versions of Windows:


1. PrtSc key alone does a full screen capture.


2. ALT+PrtSc does a capture of the active window only


You can then paste into any image processing program to save the capture.  Paint remains available under Windows 10 and is typically the best "quick and dirty" program for a paste then save.

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#3 JohnC_21


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Posted 20 September 2016 - 08:14 AM

I used to use PrtScrn and Paint for screenshots but I moved to the Snipping Tool.



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Posted 20 September 2016 - 09:07 AM

I also use the Snipping Tool on Win 10.


If I need a screenie in a hurry because I know the info I need will disappear off screen in a few seconds, I just hold down the Windows key and tap PrtScrn once and it automagically blinks and puts the screenshot in a folder in your pictures for you :)


Unfortunately Herbert667 cannot do that :(

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Posted 20 September 2016 - 09:14 AM

Steps Recorder is a combination keylogger, screen capture, and annotation tool for Windows.

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