Whenever we talk about taking screenshot on Windows on a PC it becomes confusing or handy way to share all sorts of things whether it is online content or something else that you want to share, or perhaps your computer is showing you some errors, and you want to show that thing to your tech support what you’re seeing.
There are so many ways to take a screenshot on a Computer, some methods capture what’s on your screen or one lets you immediately capture the whole screen and save it as a PNG or JPEG image file.
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Screenshot on Windows using Print Screen –
To capture your whole screen on a PC, tap the Print Screen (labeled as Prt Scn/SysRq) key. Your screenshot will not be saved as a file, but it will be copied to the clipboard then you will need some editing tool like MS Paint or other tools and paste the screenshot in the editor and save the file.
Screenshot using Windows key + Print Screen
This will capture your entire screen and automatically save the screenshot, all you need is to tap the Windows key + Print Screen key. Your screen will briefly go light in color to indicate that you’ve just taken a screenshot, and the screenshot will be saved to the Pictures > Screenshots folder in your main Window’s drive.
Screenshot using Windows key + shift-S
With the help of a keyboard, you can use or press the shortcut Windows key + shift-S key to capture a screenshot with Snip & Sketch. Your screen will go dim and you’ll see Snip & Sketch’s small menu at the top of your screen that will let you choose with type of screenshot you want to capture.
Screenshot using Alt + Print Screen
To capture a quick screenshot of the active or working window, tap the keyboard shortcut Alt + PrtScn key. This will take a snap of your currently active window and copy the screenshot to the clipboard and later on, all you will need to open the shot in an image editor to save it.
Use the Snip & Sketch app
This app will work only on Windows 10 and is meant to replace the Snipping Tool. Right now, the two apps are both available in Windows 10. Snip & Sketch add-on new features and, as its name suggests, they focus on modifying (sketching) the particular screenshots after you take them by using this app.
Windows Logo + Volume Up/Down
If you are a Microsoft user, you can simply use the physical buttons to take a screenshot of your entire screen which is quite similar like how you would take a screenshot on any other phone or tablet. To do this, just press and hold down the Windows Logo touch button at the bottom of your Surface screen and hit the physical volume-up or volume-down button on the side of the tablet or phone. The screen will dim the light of your screen briefly and the screenshot will be automatically saved to the Pictures folder with the name of Screenshots.