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Windows 7: Unable to use the "prt scr" button?

19 Jan 2013   #1
Cyanide

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 Service Pack 1
 
 
Unable to use the "prt scr" button?

Heyoo,

So I'm not sure why, but I can't use the "prt scr" button to make a screenshot for some reason. I'm not sure if i'm getting some form of lock from other settings, or it's because I'm not doing it right. What I want to screenshot is this house I made in Minecraft, and I want to show it to a few friends and to the Minecraft Forum for some thoughts, but even with the Snipping Too it doesn't work because once the Too opens the Minecraft Window opened will automatically pause itself and then I can't capture the screen of the game.

So, what should I do to fix this? I don't think it's the keyboard that's at fault because it was working a lot before.

Regards,
~CN-


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19 Jan 2013   #2
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

You might try this to see if it works with game screens

A+ Freeware - Multimedia & Design - FastStone Capture 5.3 (last freeware version)
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19 Jan 2013   #3
Cyanide

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

That's nice, but is there a way of me just capturing screens without having to use programs like before?
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19 Jan 2013   #4
Sir George

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Cyanide View Post
That's nice, but is there a way of me just capturing screens without having to use programs like before?
You need to use an image-editing program. See the following link;

Take a screen capture (print your screen)

HTH
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19 Jan 2013   #5
Cyanide

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Thank you^. +Rep for you buddy.
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19 Jan 2013   #6
Sir George

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Cyanide View Post
Thank you^. +Rep for you buddy.
I appreciate that, thank you.
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19 Jan 2013   #7
Cyanide

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

No problemo.
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