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Windows 7: Take screenshot of the contents of an entire folder

13 Nov 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
Take screenshot of the contents of an entire folder

I'm trying to take a screenshot of my music folder but it is too big to just alt+print screen. Is there a way to take a screenshot of the entire folders contents built into windows or a 3rd party program that can do it.

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13 Nov 2010   #2
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Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

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13 Nov 2010   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1

Hi akrchstn, EasyWeb2Pic Pro can do this as well "freeware" for Windows 32 and 64 bit.

EasyWeb2Pic Pro Freeware - free software download and software review - take snaphots of web pages from SnapFiles
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13 Nov 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium

Are you saying that you want a directory listing, and that the listing is too long for a screenshot?

If so, just open a Command Prompt (Look in Accessories).

Navigate to your directory via cd (change directory) commands.

Once there, simply type:-

dir > filename.txt
(note the spaces each side of > ) and "Enter"

That will create a new text file called filename.txt which will be a directory listing of your files, with details, thus:-

Directory of C:\Users\horatio

13/11/2010 22:39 <DIR> .
13/11/2010 22:39 <DIR> ..
05/08/2010 17:57 <DIR> Contacts
05/08/2010 17:57 <DIR> Desktop
05/08/2010 17:57 <DIR> Documents
05/08/2010 17:57 <DIR> Downloads
05/08/2010 17:57 <DIR> Favorites
13/11/2010 22:39 0 filename.txt
05/08/2010 17:57 <DIR> Links
05/08/2010 17:57 <DIR> Music
05/08/2010 17:57 <DIR> Pictures
05/08/2010 17:57 <DIR> Saved Games
05/08/2010 17:57 <DIR> Searches
13/11/2010 22:28 829 text.txt
05/08/2010 17:57 <DIR> Videos
2 File(s) 829 bytes
13 Dir(s) 21,168,824,320 bytes free
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