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Windows 7: snipping tool not working

09 Jun 2010   #1
Rose1

windows Ultimate
 
 
snipping tool not working

I click on snipping tool. It opens, but not full screen. It doesn't have a arrorw down or anything at all. I believe its corrupted or something.


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09 Jun 2010   #2
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I think that is normal. See this link: How to use the Snipping Tool in Vista - Vista Forums

Snipping tool is the same in Vista and 7.
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09 Jun 2010   #3
Rose1

windows Ultimate
 
 

Then how can I open it fully to printscreen and all?
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09 Jun 2010   #4
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

You can select a Full Windows snip from the drop-down menu.

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09 Jun 2010   #5
Rose1

windows Ultimate
 
 

That's the problem. I don't have those choices. I don't see those at all. Its a tiny window with minimize, maximize and X. The little scissor doesn't have a arrow at all. Its like disable or corrupted or something. I can't use it at all
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09 Jun 2010   #6
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

How long has it been like this? Might a system restore help?
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09 Jun 2010   #7
Rose1

windows Ultimate
 
 

I haven't notice until today. Does it need system restore help?
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09 Jun 2010   #8
kenC

Windows 7 Home Premium X64 SP1
 
 

I have problems with it too. Some days it works and other days.....

Try FastStone Screen Capture - The Best Screen Capture Software
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09 Jun 2010   #9
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Try a repair install, or in command prompt sfc /scannow

~Lordbob
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09 Jun 2010   #10
Rose1

windows Ultimate
 
 

The software you suggested is a Trial version. Can't the snipping tool be fixed or should I keep checking to see if it will work?
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