If you want to learn how to take a screenshot in Windows 10, here is a quick guide on how to screenshot in Windows 10. Screenshot lets you capture the screen that is open in front of you on your computer screen.
So let’s say you got a Windows error, just take a screenshot of it so that you can show or send it to the Windows 10 technical support. This screenshot of error will help those guys figure out what is happening with your computer, and they will resolve it efficiently.
Screenshot in Windows 10 can be taken with very easy steps. Here in this how to screenshot on Windows guide I will show you two ways on how you can screenshot in Windows.
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How To Screenshot In Windows 10
1. Snipping tool Windows 10
You do not need to worry about Snipping Tool download for Windows 10 as it comes with every Windows operating system.
Just go to Cortana and search for “Snipping Tool“. In no time you will see an icon like below:
Now click on it and you will be presented with a small box with a few options on it as below:
Just click on NEW and select the area that you want to screen capture by clicking and holding the Left Mouse Button and then releasing it once the area of your choice is selected.
That’s it, now save the captured screenshot anywhere on your computer and use it as you wish. Also, check out the other options in this best Snipping tool for Windows.
There is also a shortcut to open Snipping tool in Windows 10. Just press Windows Key + R, this will open a RUN command box.
Now just type %windir%\system32\SnippingTool.exe and press enter.
Additionally, if you want to know where is the Snipping tool in Windows 10, here is the path: C:\Windows\System32\SnippingTool.exe
2. Print screen Windows 10
Another method to take a screenshot on Windows 10 is by using the PrtSc key on your keyboard. Let’s see how you can take a screenshot using this key and paint application.
First, go to the Window that you want to capture. Now press PrtSc key once located on the top right side of the keyboard.
Press Windows Key + R and type in mspaint and press enter(This will open the Paint Program on your computer).
Now press Ctrl + V.
Now once you see your captured screenshot in the Paint program just save it as JPG or PNG.
This is how to screenshot on PC or a laptop.
I hope this guide on How To Screenshot In Windows 10 helped you to learn how to take screenshot on Windows 10 or any other Windows operating system.
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