Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: how to screen shot?

26 Jul 2011   #1

Win7 Starter 32 bits
how to screen shot?

how do u screenshot?
i clicked prt sc, does not work..?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Jul 2011   #2

W7 Professional x64

Print screen copies your screen, then you can paste it into an image in paint, photoshop, etc.

There is a tool in windows 7 called "snipping tool" that can be used to take "snips" of the screen, much like a marquee tool or cropping tool in an image editor.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Jul 2011   #3

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Fluidmotion,

In addition, this can help give you some more details on how to create a screenshot with Paint or the Snipping Tool.

Screenshot with Paint

How to Use the Snipping Tool in Vista - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,
My System SpecsSystem Spec


 how to screen shot?

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
How do I take a screen shot/capture
I tried taking a screen shot by using the Print Screen Button on my keyboard but does not do it. On my other laptop which has Vista, it was easy but on this laptop, Win 7, I can't. I do have the snipping tool but I want to do it the other way. When I was able to do it, it would open up as a new...
General Discussion
screen shot/snip of 3 unexpected shutdowns
Hello All, Attached is a Snip of my 3 unexpected shutdowns. All of these occurred upon manually shutting down my laptop. When the notice(s) of “Unexpected shutdown blue screen” appears, I can’t read all of the content because it shuts down and restarts the laptop about 20/30 seconds later. Would...
BSOD Help and Support
screen shot with mouse view
hello all :party: the Q is: for example while taking a screen shot with the built in "snipping tool" the mouse pointer isn't shown. also, while taking a screen shot with the keyboard key "printscreensysrq" the mouse pointer does not show. can someone tell me which program allows the mouse pointer...
SCREEN SHOT PROBLEM Normally, when I press CTRL and PRT SCRN I am able to open a photo editor and paste the image into the program as a .JPG as in the following image. Now,when I press CTRL and PRT SCRN I see this cross-hair and message and...
Music, Pictures & Video
Trying to create partitions (with screen shot)
Hello, I'm trying to partition my 500 GB hard drive into 3 drives total. Right now, there is only a C Drive, but I want to divide that. When I go into the Windows 7 installation, this is what I see: Extend and new are grayed out, and even in disk...
Installation & Setup
Missing cursor in screen shot
When I hover my mouse over something the finger cursor appears. However I can't seem to get a screen shot of the cursor. I get this result without the finger. I have tried with snip tool and printscreen key. A quick google search resulted in must have high powered graphics editor program. Any...

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:06.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App