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Windows 7: Snipping tool won't save !


23 Jan 2012   #1

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Snipping tool won't save !

Well my laptop's Windows 7 snipping tool has stopped saving. If someone has experience with the registry and how to point this back I would be most grateful.

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23 Jan 2012   #2

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

HKEY_CURRENT-USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders has to point to 'My Pictures' (or rather, yours), apparently.

have you deleted my pictures, or moved it recently?

source
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23 Jan 2012   #3

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

If it is a registry error maybe try this.> SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Run it 3-4 times if it finds errors.

Otherwise I'm not sure of what else to try.
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23 Jan 2012   #4

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@ MM
I likely did something like that. I'll give that a go.
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23 Jan 2012   #5

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

what a wide post arc, whilst NOT a solution,you mite want to consider another "snipping software "
i always recommend jing , so much more things you can do with it.
TechSmith | Jing, instant screenshots and screencasts, features
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23 Jan 2012   #6
Arc

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by boohbah View Post
what a wide post arc,
I deleted it Probably this method doesnt work on websites
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23 Jan 2012   #7

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

thats so much better i dont have to scroll right to see the posts now
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23 Jan 2012   #8

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

does jing live in the system tray?

i don't like screencap software that does this - i just want to start it from a shortcut, just like good old fashioned snipping tool.
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23 Jan 2012   #9

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Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

boohbah,
That's perfect. Just installed and it's working great. This will buy me time to get the snip tool worked out later.
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23 Jan 2012   #10

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Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Question, where am I looking to get here?
HKEY_CURRENT-USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders
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