How to take a screenshot on Microsoft Windows OS on PC or Laptop


If you want to take a screenshot or capture the screen as an image while using working on a Windows operating system - be it Windows 10, 8, or server edition, you can do it using the dedicated Print Screen on your Desktop PC or Laptop. You just need to be on the application screen where you want the screenshot and press Windows + Print Screen keys together and open MS Paint and paste the screenshot and save it as an image!

Step-by-Step example of taking a screenshot on Windows OS using Print Screen

  1. Just be on the screen where you want to take a screenshot,
  2. Now press: Windows + Print Screen keyboard buttons,
  3. Open Microsoft Paint and press Control + V to paste the image,
  4. Now press Ctrl + S to save the image, you can save it as a PNG, JPEG, TIFF image as you want!
Taking a Screenshot on Windows Operating System using Ctrl and Print Screen Button and Saving using MS Paint
Taking a Screenshot on Windows Operating System using Ctrl and Print Screen Button and Saving using MS Paint

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