How to Print Screen (Screenshot) on a Windows Laptop



How to Print Screen on Laptops

Four Methods:

Printing screenshots on your laptop allows you to capture all open apps and activities, including the date and time, battery life, Wi-Fi status, and all other data displayed in the Taskbar and Dock on your Windows or Apple laptop. The instructions for printing screenshots vary depending on whether your laptop is running Windows or Mac OS X.

Steps

Windows 8.1

  1. Press the Windows logo key + “PrtScn” buttons on your keyboard.The screen will dim for a moment, then save the screenshot as a file in the Pictures > Screenshots folder.
  2. Press the CTRL + P keys on your keyboard, then select “Print.The screenshot will now be printed.

Windows 7 / Windows Vista

  1. Press the “PrtScn” button on your keyboard.This takes a snapshot of the entire screen and copies it to the clipboard.
  2. Click on “Start” and select “All Programs.
  3. Click on “Accessories,” then click on “Paint.This opens Microsoft Paint, an image-editing program from which you can print the screenshot.
  4. Click on the “Home” tab, then click on “Paste” in the Clipboard group.
  5. Click on the “Paint” button and select “Save.
  6. Press the CTRL + P keys on your keyboard, then select “Print.The screenshot will now be printed.

Windows XP

  1. Press the “PrtScn” button on your keyboard.This takes a snapshot of the entire screen and copies it to the clipboard.
  2. Click on “Start” and select “Accessories.
  3. Click on “Paint,” then click on “Edit” in the Paint window.Microsoft Paint is an image-editing program from which you can print the screenshot.
  4. Click on “Paste.The screenshot will display in the Paint window.
  5. Click on “File” and select “Save As.
  6. Type a name for the screenshot, then select “Save.
  7. Press the CTRL + P keys on your keyboard, then select “Print.The screenshot will now be printed.

Mac OS X

  1. Press the Command + Shift + 3 keys on your keyboard.This will capture the screen and save the file to the desktop.
  2. Double-click on the screenshot file to open the file.
  3. Press the Command + P keys, then click on “Print.The screenshot will now be printed.

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  • Question
    What if I'm using a Windows laptop that doesn't have the "Print screen" button?
    wikiHow Contributor
    Community Answer
    If you have a snipping tool, you can use that for screenshots and printing. Most up-to-date Windows systems have this tool, but if yours doesn't, you can download one.
    Thanks!
  • Question
    My Print Screen its not working, I'm on windows 7. What should I do?
    Isaac Tag
    Community Answer
    On Windows 7, when you Ctrl + PrtScrn, it saves it to your clipboard. You can then copy it into Paint and save it.
    Thanks!
  • Question
    Will the screenshot appear when I paste it from the clipboard?
    wikiHow Contributor
    Community Answer
    Yes. If you press, "Print Screen," and then paste or hit Ctrl+V onto a Word or Paint document, you should be able to paste the screenshot you took.
    Thanks!
  • Question
    What should I do when Step #1 does not work?
    wikiHow Contributor
    Community Answer
    You can use a different method.
    Thanks!
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