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Windows 7: Snipping tool

31 May 2011   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Snipping tool

I have lost the snipping tool not sure why did not delete etc...how do I get it back..no trace of it on my 7X64 at all. anyone help me please Sorry for wasting time and space I have found it in system32 as snippingtool.exe Thanks for your reply

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31 May 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello.



What happens if you type snipping tool in the Windows 7 start menu search box?
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31 May 2011   #3

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Hi, artinusa. Try taking a look in C:\Windows\System32 for a file called SnippingTool.exe.
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31 May 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

You didn't turn off "Tablet PC Components" in Turn Windows Features On or Off, did you?

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31 May 2011   #5

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
SOLVED Snipping tool

the tablet PC was turned off not sure why as it was on for sure..and I found the exe as suggested in the sytem32 folder thanks SOLVED
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31 May 2011   #6

Vista and now 7 in 32 and 64 bit.
 
 

Fwiw. Does the tablet function relate to the snipping tool? I have it turned off, on any new installation, as my first default. I still have the snipping tool??
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01 Jun 2011   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Hmm, seems you're right.
Was always just a community belief that Snipping tool was registered with the Tablet PC Components since Vista. Even though there doesn't appear to be any hard statement saying so from MS. They do kind of off hand mention the relation.

Was the same belief for StickyNotes as well, but that doesn't appear correct either.

Missing Snipping Tool in Windows 7 - Insufficient data from Andrew Fryer - Site Home - TechNet Blogs
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NOTE: The Snipping Tool is not available in the Vista Home Basic edition. This is a part of the Tablet PC Optional Components in Windows Features that is turned on by default in Vista. If it is not turned on, then check the Tablet PC Optional Components box here: How to Turn Windows Features On or Off in Vista
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If you googled with the keywords - Tablet PC Components snipping tool, and a search here of SF, you could see that belief has been around for years all over.

But it appears if it was tied in with Tablet PC Components in Vista, it doesn't appear that way anymore with Win 7.


News to me.


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