how to capture screen on windows 7/8/10

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how to capture screen on windows 7/8/10

Capturing screen can become very useful in many situations. You can quickly capture anything by using some shortcuts and pre-installed software in windows. But some people do not know how to capture screen on windows 7/8/10. Don’t worry I am here to guide you. There are many options by which you can capture screen on windows.

Different options by which tells, how to capture screen on windows 7/8/10:

1.Capture Screen by using the Snipping Tool: 

 how to capture screen on windows 7/8/10

Snipping tool IconThis tool is pre-installed in windows and it is very useful to capture screenshots. To open snipping tool click on start menu then search snipping tool. It will open a small rectangle box. It has different screen capture modes and these are:

 

  • Window snip: By using his mode you can capture the entire screen.

how to capture screen on windows 7/8/10

  • Free-Form snip: By using this mode you can capture the screen freely in any size.how to capture screen on windows 7/8/10
  • Rectangle snip: By using this mode you can capture screen in a rectangle shape.

how to capture screen on windows 7/8/10

 

  • Full-Screen snip: By using this mode you can capture screen in full size.how to capture screen on windows 7/8/10
  • After selecting your desired mode, capture screenshot and click on save as to save it.

2. Capture Screen using Keyboard Shortcuts:

Yes, there are also keyboard shortcuts by which you can capture Screenshots.

1.Prtscr button:

  • The first keyboard shortcut is using the PRTSCR (print screen) button on the top right sight of your keyboard.
  • click on Prtscr button, this will save screen capture to the clipboard but not saved yet
  • you have to open paint software in windows to save this screenshot
  • open paint
  • press ctrl+v to past screenshot and click on save.

2. Windows key + Prtscr: this is a very easy way to capture full screen and save it.

  • you have to press windows key + Prtscr at once
  • you will see that your monitor screen will dim for a second
  • it will automatically save your screen capture to Pictures folder in My Documents

3. Alt + Prtscr: this keyboard shortcut make you capture screen with ease.

  • click alt+prtscr at once
  • it will capture the entire screen
  • you have to open Microsoft image viewer or paint in windows
  • hit ctrl+v to past copied screen
  • click on save as to save it

4. Windows key + volume down: if you are using windows surface device you can capture screen on windows very easily. Just hold windows key+volume down key and it will capture a screenshot and save it to Pictures folder in my documents.

 

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In this post i will tell you how to capture screen on windows 7/8/10 very easily. It is very easy to capture screen on windows.
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