How to take a screenshot in Microsoft windows 8


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How to take a screenshot in Microsoft windows 8
Posted on: July 29, 2015, 06:32:45 AM
Something you might need to take a screenshot of your computer either taking the whole visible screen areas or selected your desired areas but the problem here is that some users of the Microsoft windows 8 still don't know the easiest why to take a screenshot on their computers though some will still be familiar to this simple tips on how to take a screenshot in windows 8 powered computers/Laptops but trust its really simple but if you still don't know it then this tutorial is for you,

How to take a screenshot in Microsoft windows 8:

There are two ways to take a screenshot on your window 8 computers namely "through shortcuts and installing third party app/software

1. Window 8 Screenshot shortcuts keys:

You can take screenshot on you computer by pressing Start/Windows Key button + Prt Sc together but hold the Start/Windows key before pressing the Prt Sc key.

Once you press them you will notice that windows has captured the screen then goto your files + pictures + screenshots to see the image you have just captured but for some computers it might save the captured images in another location so try to check your filess i you don't see it on this location files + pictures + screenshots

If in any way you are unable to use you PrintScreen (Prt Sc) key then follow this instructions to take a screenshots without the PrintScreen (Prt Sc) key.

This can be done through ON SCREEN KEYBOARD

Steps to get your ON SCREEN KEYBOARD

    Start - Programs - Accessories - Accessibility - on screen keyboard
Go to Run , Type osk and the ON SCREEN KEYBOARD is yours. Just Click on PSC Tab on your ON SCREEN KEYBOARD with the mouse to capture the image

2. Installing third party App/software:
Apart from using shortcuts you can download an install third party app designed to help you take screenshot with ease, you can as well install something like Greenshot. That will give you a lot more control over the screenshot.


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