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Trouble Taking Screenshots

  1. #1

    Posts : 7
    Windows 8.1

    Trouble Taking Screenshots

    I am using Win. 8.1 on my PC. If I try to take a screenshot using the Windows key and the Print/Screen Key it only works about once in three attempts if that. Either no dimming/ taking screenshot occurs or the whole start menu pops up ruining the screenshot. Only one in 3 or 4 attempts works. I am sorry, but there has to be a foolproof way to take a screenshot just like snapping a photo on a camera. Any advice please????

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  2. #2

    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center

    Windows key + Print Screen key saves a screenshot to Screenshots folder in Pictures folder.

    Just press the Print Screen key.
    That copies it to the clipboard.
    Paste it where ever you want to.
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