Course Description

How to Take a Screenshot in Windows Computer: Different Ways

Learning how to take a screenshot on your Windows computer can be incredibly useful for capturing important information, saving images, or sharing content with others. Here are several methods to take screenshots on a Windows PC:

1. Using the Print Screen Key (PrtScn)

The simplest way to take a screenshot on Windows is by pressing the 'PrtScn' key on your keyboard. This captures the entire screen, which you can paste into an image editing program like Paint and save.

2. Alt + Print Screen

If you want to capture only the active window, press 'Alt + PrtScn.' This copies the screenshot of the active window to your clipboard.

3. Windows Key + Shift + S (Windows 10 and 11)

On Windows 10 and 11, you can use this keyboard shortcut to bring up the Snip & Sketch tool, allowing you to capture a portion of the screen and save it directly to your clipboard or as a file.

4. Snipping Tool or Snip & Sketch

Windows also offers built-in tools like the Snipping Tool (Windows 7) or Snip & Sketch (Windows 10 and 11) for more advanced screenshot options