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Windows 7: Print Screen

01 Apr 2010   #1
mjones3

xp
 
 
Print Screen

How do you use the print screen function on a laptop with Windows 7 when the prt scr button has a box around it?


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01 Apr 2010   #2
richc46

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Welcome

Dont know about the box around print screen, but this is how a print screen is performed. Did you do it correctly?

How to PRINT SCREEN on Windows XP Computer, Vista, Windows 7.
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01 Apr 2010   #3
dooley

Windows 7 Premium
 
 

Hi, not to sure what you mean by "a box around it" but try pressing Prt Scm button, open Paint, click on paste & you should have your copy.
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01 Apr 2010   #4
DocBrown

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

Welcome mjones3,

Have you looked at using the Snipping tool in Windows 7 to capture the screen you want ?


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01 Apr 2010   #5
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Jones, and welcome to Seven Forums.

On some laptops you may need to press the FN key + Print Screen key for it to work for full screen screenshot, and ALT + FN + Print Screen to capture a screenshot of the active window.

Screenshot with Paint

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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02 Apr 2010   #6
motc7

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Jones, and welcome to Seven Forums.

On some laptops you may need to press the FN key + Print Screen key for it to work for full screen screenshot, and ALT + FN + Print Screen to capture a screenshot of the active window.

Screenshot with Paint

Hope this helps,
Shawn
This is by far the easiest one to use. Kudos given.
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02 Apr 2010   #7
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

This is the last free "Faststone Capture" ... extremely easy to use!
A+ Freeware - Multimedia & Design - FastStone Capture 5.3 (last freeware version)
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02 Apr 2010   #8
FZ21Z

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DocBrown View Post
Welcome mjones3,

Have you looked at using the Snipping tool in Windows 7 to capture the screen you want ?
+1.
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02 Apr 2010   #9
mjones3

xp
 
 
Print Screen on Laptop

Thank you for all your suggestions. I will try them!
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02 Apr 2010   #10
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

So many have tried to help, something is bound to work. Good luck
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