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Print Your Screen in Windows Using the Print Screen Key to Capture a Screenshot

Where is that Print Screen Key Located ?

The Windows Print Screen key is normally located at the top right of your keyboard in close proximity to the "F-Lock Key" and is typically identified by the letters Prt Scrn. See the example below.

Windows Print Screen Key

Make sure F-Lock is off before attempting to use the Print Screen Button.

Windows Print Screen Steps (Capture Everything Screenshot)

1. Locate and maximize the elements you'd like to capture on screen.

2. To capture the entire screen, just press Prt Scrn. Nothing visual will indicate that you have sucessfully captured a screenshot until step 4 below.

3. Open a new document in MS Word, MS Photo Editor, Adobe PhotoShop, or another image editor.

4. Paste by using CTRL+ V while inside your selected image editor.

Windows Print Screen Steps to (Only Capture Selected Windows Screenshot)

1. Locate and maximize the window you'd like to capture.

2. To copy/capture the current window, hold down ALT + Prt Scrn at the same time. Nothing visual will indicate that you have sucessfully captured a screenshot until step 4 below.

3. Open a new document in MS Word, MS Photo Editor, Adobe PhotoShop, or another image editor.

4. Paste by using CTRL + V while inside your selected image editor.

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