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How To Take Screenshot in Windows Computer

It might sound silly that how on earth do you take screenshot on windows computer or laptop? Don’t worry its ok not to know something.There are several ways that you can take screenshot in windows computer or laptop.Just follow the bellow steps and you’ll find out how to do this.

Step – 1 : Using the “Paint” Software and keyboard on Windows.

a.In your key board there is a key on the right upper side name “PrtSc SysRq” or “prt sc” or “Print Screen Sys rq”.It depends what kind of keyboard you are using but there should be this “Sc” or “prt” common. It means Print screen often abbreviated Print Scrn, Prnt Scrn, Prt Scrn, Prt Scn, Prt Scr, Prt Sc or Pr Sc. It typically situated in the same section after the break key and the scroll key on your keyboard. Found it?

b.Press the “PrtSc SysRq” key.It will take the screenshot of your windows and the applications that are visible on the monitor.

c.Now go to search/start  bar and type in “paint”. This is the windows default software to paint something. Open the software.

  1. While opened the software press “ctrl” + “v” key on your keyboard. You will see the screenshot that you have taken is now on the pint software.
  2. Now go to the “File” of paint software at top upper left corner and find the “save as” option. Here you will all the file format like png,jpeg etc. Just save the file on the desktop.

See! Here is your screenshot. Isn’t easy?

Step – 2: Using third party soft wares.

You will find some software’s that are actually used to take screenshots on windows bellow I’ve given the names and the download links.Donwload and start having fun.These are maybe paid softare.

  1. PicPick
  2. Greenshot
  3. Snagit

Step – 3: Taking Screenshot on the web browsers. There are plenty of web browser extensions that can take a really good screenshot and provides a variety of features as well.


  1. Page Screenshot
  2. Nimbus Screen Capture
  3. Take Webpage Screenshots Entirely
  4. 1Click Screenshot

Just search with this names on your Google web store or in any browser web store.You will find them.I you need any more help just let me know at the comment section bellow.

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