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Q: Solved: screen shot capture

I have been requested a few times to submit a screen shot of various error messages. Can someone tell me how to capture these? (Win XP OS)

A: Solved: screen shot capture

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I have been trying to use both the Snipping Tool and the Print Screen keys to capture an image of the drop down list (and sub drop down lists) that appear under Tools in Firefox.

But when I open the drop down menus, and click on either the Snipping Tool icon, or the Prt Scrn key, the opened drop down menus collapse back up into Tools.

How can I capture an image of what the drop down lists look like?

A:[SOLVED] How to capture screen shot of drop down menus?

Hi cashcqshel,

Hopefully this is what you mean?

When Firefox is first open, press ALT once and release. You should now see the toolbar appear at the top of the page. Click on Tools to show the sub-menu and move the mouse away from the area (without clicking) unless you wish to expand further menus within the sub-menu, so it's not shown in the screen capture. Now just hit Prt Scr and dump the image (CTRL+V) in to Paint (hit CTRL+V when Paint or PS is open) or PS and crop what you want out.

I was using Firefox v6.0.2

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I tried taking a screen shot by using the Print Screen Button on my keyboard but does not do it. On my other laptop which has Vista, it was easy but on this laptop, Win 7, I can't. I do have the snipping tool but I want to do it the other way. When I was able to do it, it would open up as a new image in my Paint Shop Pro. Any help appreciated. My laptop is a Toshiba

A:How do I take a screen shot/capture

Try FN and the PRNTSCRN buttons

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I'm trying to copy a street view map from Google

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I'm using a 6-7 year old HP lappy for Win8 Pro. No uEFI, but I don't think having uEFI or not is likely to matter WRT my problem (could be wrong though). I can't do the direct screen-shot capture described in this tutorial. I don't think the snipping tool can be used to do what I want. Actually, I am not sure the screen-shot capture would do the job either. I am trying to get a screen shot particularly of the metro start screen and also some other metro screens. Does anyone know if the screen-shot capture allows one to get screen shots in the metro area? Is there any way to get them using the snipping tool? Is there any other screen-shot software that would get the job done?

Can you suggest a fix for my installation assuming that's the problem? Automatic repair repaired nothing, and sfc /scannow found no corruption. I won't do a reset, refresh, or other reinstall of my system to eliminate my problem.

A:Can't do Direct Screen-Shot Capture. Thoughs?

Does alt-printscreen do anything for you? On my system, it captures a screenshot to the Windows clipboard. I can paste it into Paint (the desktop application).

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In desktop mode of Windows 8 you can use the snipping tool (love that little guy) or Sent to One Note screen capture tool to grab a snapshot of any part of your computer screen. However, neither of these applications work in "Metro" mode. How can I snag a small screen capture in modern UI mode of Windows 8 on my PC? I know on my Surface I can take full screen captures using the Start Button+Volume Down key, but how about on a PC and how about something smaller than the entire screen?

A:How do you take a screen shot / capture of modern UI apps in Windows 8?

On a PC it is really easy to take a screen shot. Just press the "Prt Scr" button on your keyboard. Then open Paint (or any other image editing software) and press "Ctrl+V". The screen shot will get pasted into the app. And if you want something smaller than the entire screen then just select the portion you want and crop the image.

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a while back I learned how to make a screen shot but I've forgotten and wondered if someone would mind reminding me. Thank you.
(This is using XP)

A:[SOLVED] How to take a 'screen shot'

alt + Print Screen copies it to ur clipboard

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I cant seem to use my print screen. Everytime I press the print screen key and try to paste in paint, theres nothing there. I tried holding alt, crtl, shift and any other thing I can think of but it wouldnt take a screen shot. I read somewhere about turning the Fn key off but I dont have a function key on my keyboard. Im not trying to send it directly to my printer. Im just trying to take a screen shot. Any suggestions?

A:Solved: Cant take screen shot

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I have windows7 can anyone explain how to do a screen shot I know I have to use paint and edit but I cannot find an edit button. Thanks.

its an email that I want the screen shot of then I have to put it in a chat box.

A:[SOLVED] screen shot

Press the "Print Screen" key on the keyboard. This copies an image of the screen to the clipboard. Open your paint program and select paste. The image of the screen should then be in the paint program.

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Usually when need to get a screen shot of the desktop on my PC just press on (Prt Scrn) then open word and paste it,
But I cant do it on my Laptop HP Compaq, OS: wind XP 2002, SP2, I tried to press on (prt sc + alt) and I tried to press the key (prt sc) alone twice but it doesnt work, does it need special software? Or a different function to do it?

Any solution I will appreciate,

A:Solved: How to get a screen shot on laptop?

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I'm looking for some Screen Shot Software where the capture window can be preset.
I currently have Screen Hunter but the capture window cannot be preset.
Any Suggestions ??

A:Solved: Screen Shot Software

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I have to say I don't really mind Vista. I am using Vista64 and except for the lack of some software for it, it runs pretty good. Having said that, the last couple of days Vista has been sluggish. For example, when I open a Word document and just press and hold a letter to to continually type, after about 10 repetition, it just stops(when Vista is healthy, it can repeat the letter hundreds of time without a hick up). I happened to press letter "g" and hold it down. After a few repetitions, the typing stopped and the screen changed to an interesting back ground, or foreground, since it was over all my windows. Clicking on the desktop would get rid of it. Take a look and see what you think. Note, I used Paint to edit the printscreen and it only shows the middle of my desktop. The rest of the screen is just that gray color.


A:Solved: Odd behavior. See the screen shot

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Why every time i start firefox it opens like this in Internet explorer. Its doing my head in. Help Please

EDIT: When i uninstall firefox then reinstall it, then its fine for a day or so then it goes back like that

A:[SOLVED] Problem Screen Shot Attached


I don't see anything that is wrong with FF. Is there something that I am not see? That looks exactly like what mine looks like when I start FF. Do you have a pic to compare this too?


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Hello guys

I would like to ask how to take a screen shot for a specific opened window or an application on my desktop screen?
the matter is I need to take some screen shots for some running applications and send them to the company, but I knew how to take a full screen shot that will display all files/folders on the desktop,

I will appreciate your kind assistance with many thanks in advance,
best regards

A:Solved: how to take a screen shot for a specific window?

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i type in the correct command....

cd D:
or cd D:\
or cd E:
and so on.

it's an elevated command prompt (administrator) and the specified directories DO in fact exist. it seems to display that it's switched to the specified drive, yet the command stays under C:\

any thoughts, suggestions, clues what so ever?

A:Solved: can't change directory from C:\ please see screen shot...

When changing directories, just do:

D: [enter]

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hey all. okay so basically my fran gave me these files, which he said he was doen with his game and he wanted to let me play it (Mass Effect 2) but i dont know how to mount the fiels. please see my screen shot.

A:Solved: how can i mount these files? see screen shot...

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Win XP sp2
Outlook 2003
Dell Precision 370
P4 2.8 GHz
1 Gig Ram

The Error in Outlook 2003:

I have a user getting this script error occasionally when she deletes an email. She deletes the email from her Inbox, Right clicks deleted items, and the error occurs. MAJOR correction. It happens on the Outlook Today screen. Can never trust what a user says!
It's one of those things that is not affecting use but has become an annoyance. You can click yes or no and continue working.
What I have done so far: Turned on Read all standard mail in plain text (Which is obviously pointless now that I have discovered where the issue really was!)
And oh yea made sure all updates were installed

Thanks in Advance.

A:Solved: Outlook script error w/screen shot

Try turning off the message preview pane or reading pane when in the Inbox. I think it's under the View menu item.

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Ahhh, my address bar has gone, even though it is ticked to show. It's on the side, but all weird. Here's a screen shot.
Help reallllllllllllllly appreciated!

A:Solved: My Address Bar Has Gone, Even Though I Have It Ticked To Show. Screen Shot Inside.

Hi all, just got a solution!
I got it from here, if anyone else has the same problem! I used the alternative approach!

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Hi, I want to be able to do more than what the "PrtScn" in Windows will let me do. I am looking at an app named SnagIt and wonder if any of you have any experience or other suggestions.

Thanks, Richard

A:Solved: Screen Capture APP?

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I know how to do a screen capture on a Mac (shift+option+4) but does anybody know how to do it on a PC?

And also, the same question for how to do the (copyright) symbol on a PC. I can't find it!

Thanks to anybody who can help!

A:[SOLVED] How do you do a screen capture

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Hi im looking for a "screen capture" for my laptop when you click on the shortcut and the prog opens-up there is a picture of a bald eagle has anyone used this before im trying to find it..

A:Solved: Screen Capture.

dont know that - what windows version do you have - snipping tool on vista and w7/w8 is good and already on the pc

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looking for an app. that will capture the actual full screen of a dvd when the player is in full screen mode.

i have windvd7...i am able to capture the screen when it's in full screen mode but the size of the saved pic is way smaller than what i want.

what i want is the saved pic to be the actual size of the full screen somewhere around 1280x1024 any ideas?

A:Solved: full screen dvd capture

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HELP. I need to record the installation/use of DELL OpenManage software to configure our Data Center Servers. I am looking for any software (running from a USB device) that will allow me to record screen shots (or video) without having an OS installed. Does anyone know of such an application (Linux or X86 based)?

A:Solved: Bios Screen Capture

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Hey everybody:

I'm looking for a free Print Screen application for Windows XP. Now before you say anything, I've already used PrintKey (which I ended up having issues with) and Gadwin PrintScreen 4.3. Gadwin is pretty good, but my boss didn't like it very much. I'm just looking for an efficient, and more importantly, simple/easy-to-use (because of the users' computer literacy) screen capture utility.

Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance...

A:Solved: Screen Capture Utility

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Hi Guys if anyone knows of a program that will capture a video of what I am doing on my screen. I am wanting to make some short videos of how do apply layers and transitions in PhotoShop and Premiere, the audio is not important as the video is for deaf students. I want to be able to load them onto a CD so the student has a demo of the process they can work with in their own time thanks if you can help

A:Solved: Screen Video Capture

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Is there any other way to capture screen image than with 'Print screen' key ? I would like to get the best quality image using this method. I don't know. Maybe there is some program to do it.


A:Solved: Capture screen with the best quality

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Hi All,

When I start loading my programming compiler, it has started showing a bar-graph of something loading as well. I have been using this compiler for years and never seen this thing before today.

Unfortunately it flashes by so fast I can't see what it is.

Other than taking a video of the process, is there any way to slow down or capture a stream of screen shots so I can see what it is loading?


A:Solved: Capture screen messages?

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Does anyone know of any good software that will
record computer screens, with mouse moving , keyboards input and talking ?

want to create a 'demo' video but, not sure what is the easiest to use
I'm thinking it would be something in flash, but anything easy to use, would be great

thanks alot !!

A:Solved: screen capture - movie maker

ok, problem may be resolved
found Windows Media Encoder 9 which appears to do the trick

thanks anyhoo !!

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Hi, I need to set up Windows Server 2003 and an XP client in Virtual PC console and document as I do so.

I thought the easiest way would be to perform screen captures using Alt + Print Screen, unfortunately, it isn't capturing the Virtual Console window when I have it active.

I've tried capturing other active windows, programs and web pages and it works as normal, allowing me to paste straight into Word.

Any ideas on what I'm doing wrong?



A:Solved: How to screen capture Virtual PC Console?!

Left Ctrl + Left Alt + Print Screen

Problem solved. Thanks for the help!

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I need a video-capture utility that will also let me record sound from the speakers. I want to capture a webcast for later review. (It's an online class that I teach, but I want to "sit in" on a class with a more-experienced instructor and learn from his presentation. He's fine with this. I've tried to get him to just record his presentation but he's busy and hasn't gotten around to agreeing to it.)

I've tried several utilities that claim to do this, but I can't make it work on any of them. I can record with the microphone, but the mic doesn't record the speakers very clearly. I'd much rather get the audio right off the sound card.

I'm beginning to wonder if this is even possible with my hardware. Apparently many manufacturers are blocking this capability to prevent people from ripping music illegally. I've tried it on an XP Home SP3 system with a Realtek HD card, a Vista Home Premium SP1 system with Conexant HD SmartAudio, and an XP VM in VMware. None of them seem to offer the speakers as an input option -- only the mic.

Is there any way to do this, if the mic is the only input shown? Would it work to patch the headphone jack into the mic jack, or is the signal the wrong level? I'd try it but I don't want to risk damaging my mic input.


A:Solved: Screen video capture with sound from speakers?

I kept digging on this, and I figured out that my VMware XP system has a "Stereo Mix" input device. This input device will allow me to record from the speakers. My XP SP2 desktop and my Vista laptop don't have equivalent devices, so apparently they can't record the speaker sounds.

Now I just need to find a capture tool that actually works. I tried CamStudio and it was unusable. Within 20 seconds of recording, the audio and video were 8 sec out of sync. I just hope that's not a limitation caused by VMware scheduling, or I'm hosed.

Worst case, it appears to be safe to patch the line-out (headphone) jack into the mic jack. I might have to do that.

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I've got a website with my own domain name through Yahoo and use Sitebuilder. I've also started experimenting with some free websites. On the free ones I've been using my Sitebuilder program as a tool to edit images by dragging them where I want them and then snapping them all as one with screen capture. (I use MWSnap) I then save the captured image and insert it in the free site where you can't just drag images around. Is there a faster or more efficient way to be doing this?

A:Solved: Dragging images around in Sitebuilder and screen capture

robert23 said:

I've got a website with my own domain name through Yahoo and use Sitebuilder. I've also started experimenting with some free websites. On the free ones I've been using my Sitebuilder program as a tool to edit images by dragging them where I want them and then snapping them all as one with screen capture. (I use MWSnap) I then save the captured image and insert it in the free site where you can't just drag images around. Is there a faster or more efficient way to be doing this?Click to expand...

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I have this really annoying problem and I'm about to conclude that it's time to buy a new video card but I'm hoping there is another way to fix this.

Please Look Here:

Those lines keep coming up every once and a while. Whenever they appear, the only way to remove them is to shut down my PC, wait for a couple minutes and then start it again.

Sometimes this happens after a couple of hours of running my PC, and sometimes it takes days. It's not stable at all.

I've scanned my PC for viruses and errors but nothing seems to fix the problem. I've updated to the latest ATI Radeon drivers with no luck. Also someone posted that he has this problem and tried to format his PC but still the same.

I have an ATI Radeon 9800 Pro (updgraded it to Pro long time ago by changing the BIOS).

If there is anyway I can fix this without replacing the card I would love to know how.

Thnaks in advance.

A:Very Annoying Vertical Bars on My Screen (Keeps Recurring) Please See Screen Shot

Your graphics card is dying.

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What I mean is, I try to take a screenshot of a game I'm playing (Diablo 3 in particular) and it's like my computer doesn't even know it's running/it's invisible to it. I get a screenshot of my desktop instead.

The first time I tried to paste it, I got a strange result, in that it just gave me a grey box, instead of the screenshot, thereafter, this started happening.

A:print screen (to take a screen shot) not registering program

What OS are you running? Your Profile says you are running XP, but you are posting in the Windows 7 forum?
If you are running Vista, or 7 you can use the Snipping tool
If you have 2 screens, make sure you are selecting the correct screen.

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Could someone reply with instructions on how to post a screen shot on this forum.

A:Screen shot

If you know how to take a screenshot, then just click "Go Advanced" button below the reply window. Scroll down in that window and you will see a button for managing attachments. Click that and upload your image. Close the window and write your reply.

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How do I take a screen shot of a whole A4 page on a PC, not just the part visible on the monitor, without using paid programs like photoshop?

A:screen shot

What program are you viewing this page in?

Some programs allow the user to zoom in and out to see more or less of displayed page.

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How to get screenshot of "disk management" window in windows xp sp2? Pl help me

A:Screen shot

Go to Start > Control Panel > Admin Tools > Computer Management and click 'Disk Management' on the left.

To take a screenshot, hit the PrtScr key on your keyboard. This copies an image of your screen into the clipboard. Open Paint or any other image editor, create a new document (File>New), hit Ctrl-V to paste the image, then save as a jpg. See example screenshot below.

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Hi All

How do I take a screen shot and email it to someone or show the screen to a board member???


A:Screen Shot

Press the "Print Screen" key on your keyboard and paste the screenshot into your favourite image manipulation program (or directly to the e-mail program if it's really fancy).

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When I take a screen shot on this windows 8 computer I have no way of knowing for sure if the screen shot took other than me checking myself. The screen don't dim or anything, no indication at all. Screen shot takes every time. I have little computer skills. Thanks, Chuck

A:screen shot

The this.
1. Download and run A Thousand Words .
2. Follow the wizard to capture a screenshot
3. Use the built-in editor to resize, edit, or re-capture your screen shot. 
4. Your screen shot will be saved to your desktop when you finish the wizard.
You can post the screenshot in your next post as an attachment.  
Just below the area where you write text in a post there is the Post button, to the right of this is More Reply Options. 

When you click on More Relpy Options  you will see Attach Files and Browse, click on Browse, this will open Pictures on your computer, click on the image you made with the, then click on Attach This File, then Add Reply.
Or you can do the tried and true method. 
Click the PrtScn key, open Paint and click on paste.  
You will see the image of the screenshot appear.
Click on File and then Save as.  You may want to change the file location to Pictures first.

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I just have average pc skills, how I put a screen shot on here? Thanks Chuck

A:screen shot

This question was already answered here:

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Im wondering is there any way to get a screenshot capture on my computer? Im trying to get instructions from someone for my space on making my backround. They wanted me to take a capture of my codes im putting in and where im putting them to figure out why its not working for me. SO sent me a message showing his screenshot\capture and instructions for me to do the same only its not working. He told me to hit control and print screen at the same time, but when i did nothing happend? does this work?

A:how can i get a screen shot?

What you need to do is hit print screen (control is not necessary) and then paste (File>Paste) inside of an image program such as MS Paint, Fireworks, or even MS Word. If you are on a laptop you may need to use the Function key to use print screen.

Then save/export the image based on the options available in your particular program.

Let me know how it works,

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I cannot get this program to work properly with windows xp home.

I tried the compatability in accessaries and nothing worked.

I tried to get support from Broderband, what a joke. They want to sell the stuff but then don't want to service it.

Thank for the help


A:Screen Shot 5.0

Hiya and welcome

When you say it won't work properly, do you mean that it won't start at all, or something specific?

This the minimum requirements:

Do you have all those? I know you're on XP already, but the printer and scanner may be needed for certain functions.



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I have a DVD I want to take some screen shots from for wallpaper. I am playing the DVD on my pc, using ASUSDVD XP. I pause the scene I want the image from....then press 'Print Screen' on my keyboard, then go to paint and paste the image there. But I can only see the black strip, top and bottom of the image (widescreen format) and a dull colour where the image should be.


I'd appreciate any feedback on this...

Thanks....Regards, Michaela

A:Can't take Screen Shot

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I don't need to right now, I may need to in the future. I just have average computer skills. My question is this, how would I go about putting a screen shot on this site? I know how to do screen shots on my computer, I do it all the time. It,s just that I don't how to transfer a screen shot to a site. Is there a simple way? Thank,s Chuck

A:screen shot

If you're asking how to attach a screenshot in a post in this forum, you hit "More Reply Options" at the bottom right and the subsequent window will have an option at the bottom for attaching files.

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Using Windows XP SP2, how do I make a screen shot of an error or a page or similar?

A:Screen Shot?

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Does anyone know of a free screen shot programme available? As i play quite alot of web games and at times i need to be able to take proof of a hiccup with a game but i have no idea how to do this..I do understand that i need a software programme to grab such shots but have no idea what is out there.Any help or suggestions would be most welcome and much appreciated.


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Dear Whiz Kids,

Im like the other chap who posted his concerns over the number of processes running. I have spent considerable time going thru a couple of sites recommended to me here that detail the various processes, but with limited success due to my limited intellect.

I would like to be able to post a list of processes or a screen shot of my task manager so that you good people might cast a knowing eye over it, but again I lack the know how.

Can anyone advise me please?
Ignorantly yours


P.S. Im 47 years old and doing the best I can to learn, cause I do love my computer:)

A:How Do I Do A Screen Shot?

There is an excellent mini-tutorial written by one of BC's own staff members.Inserting An Image Within A PostAdditionally, you might peruse our New User Orientation forum for mone helpful tips

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I have Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 9 on my computer. Can anyone tell me how to make a screen shot of a web page and then e-mail that web page to someone? Thank you very much. Murrar

A:screen shot

After you paste it into Paint and save it, atttach it to an email.

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I down loaded CPU Z.
I would like to insert the results pages into my post.

I have tried to copy and paste the CPU Z pages
but it fails every time.

so can someone explain how to do a screen shot in to the thread.

thanks James

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Keeps poping up everytime I start the computer, anyone know how to get rid of it?

A:Anyone know what this is? Screen Shot


Look over the First Steps at Removing Malware , then post your HJT log in HiJackThisLog Help Forum. They will help you clean your system

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Will someone please give me instructions on how to File a Screen Shot on a TSG Forum post?

A:Screen Shot-how?

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how do u screenshot?
i clicked prt sc, does not work..?

A:how to screen shot?

Print screen copies your screen, then you can paste it into an image in paint, photoshop, etc.

There is a tool in windows 7 called "snipping tool" that can be used to take "snips" of the screen, much like a marquee tool or cropping tool in an image editor.

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Been trying to remember how to get a screen shot I can post as an example for someone in another thread but can't remember how to do it.

A:How do I get a screen shot?

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Looking to copy a page that won't copy


A:How do you take a screen shot...

What have you tried?

If I remember right, Vista came with a copy of "Snipping Tool".
See if you can find it on your machine?

Have a read at

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HOw can I take a screenshot of an AVI video file?

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if someone can help me in spanish that will be better but anyways in english is correct

A:how i take a screen shot?

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Originally, I used the prt scr/sysrq button for a screen shot where it was copied to my clipboard. I must have done something with the settings because now, I hit that key and it prints my screen shot automatically, but is not copied to my clipboard. How do I take a screen shot that copies to my clipboard but doesn't automatically print?

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Could someone please tell me how I can capture a screen shot.

Thanks in advance.

best wishes,

A:capturing a screen shot

Vista has improved from the older keyboard function of Print Screen to include the Snipping Tool. See this article.

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I need to take a screen shot and I cannot get it to work for my life. I tried the ALT - Print screen button and it's not working at all. Is there a enable and disable feature for this? Dell system and keyboard (no it is not wireless). Any help would be appreciated.

A:Can't take a screen shot (WIN XP/MEDIA)

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Hi so my general problem right now is this when I press Left alt+A it opens this weird screen shot grid and im honestly not to sure where its coming from or how to disable it, so im wondering if anyone knows what it is.

A:Screen shot issue.

I solved my problem, I'd delete the topic but i cannot. 
It was due to super game booster from iOrbit.

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I tried to take a screen shot for posting. I used Alt +Print Screen and pasted it using Paint. The file was bigger than 204kb and thus I could not post it. I know everything out of Paint is BIG.

What other method can I use? Or how do reduce the size in paint?

A:Posting a screen shot

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what is the best and easiest way to post a screen shot to this forum? I am 3kb over the limit right now...I am pulling my hair out!

A:Post a screen shot

I am 3kb over the limit right now...I am pulling my hair out!Click to expand...

You mean the 200K (approx) limit?

Do you have Irfan or some sort of photo editoring program? If not go here, read about it and download Irfan and the plug-ins.

1) To take your screen shot, press Print Screen key - or you can actually use Irfan to do it.
2) Once you have a screen shot, open it in Irfan (edit->paste).
3) Crop (cut out everything not needed). Resize. Save as a GIF file to your hard drive.
4) If a GIF turns out to still be too large, convert to a JPG and see it that helps. Most screen shots can be well below 200K.


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Ok, this is probably a dumb question but I want to find it and I'm having a hard time doing it.
I had a image on my pc and I hit Prt Scr button, so I could save it to paint. I had to leave the pc and do something and when I realized I had done a bunch of other stuff on my PC, I realized that I had lost the image. (This was a month ago)
I know there must be somewhere maybe on a clipboard where I may be able to find this image??

A:Screen Shot question

Did you "paste" it somewhere?

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I would like to show a Screen Shot of my "System Properties" on this post.
I have the Screen Shot croped and ready in a file but, I cannot get it posted. I used "Insert Image" then try to Copy-Paste. It doesn't work. What am I doing wrong?

A:How to post Screen Shot?

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I didn't know whether to put this in the games forum or here, but I thought that as I'm pretty sure this is a hardware issue, I'd put it in here.

Whenever I'm playing a game, my pc will freeze, with the image of whatever I was just doing stuck on the screen, in effect, a screen shot. The more demanding the game, the longer it will take to happen, so, using 4 games I own, Counter Strike: Source Team Fortress 2 > Left 4 Dead > Assassins Creed (read: CS:S will take longer than Tf2 etc). The only way to fix this is to restart my pc, using the button on the case, because as I said, it's totally frozen.

I'm fairly sure this isn't an overheating issue, I had my graphics card at around 55-60C (131-140F) while playing Left 4 Dead and my CPU at around 35-40C (95-104F) while playing Left 4 Dead.

My system configuration is as follows:

CPU: AMD Phenom 8450 (2.1GHz x3)
GPU: Palit ATi HD 4870 Sonic Dual Edition (1Gb)
RAM: 2Gb DDR2 800MHz (I don't know which brand)
Motherboard: J&W RX770-AM2+
PSU: OCZ GameXStream 600w
HDD: 500gb Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 RPM 32mb Cache
OS: Windows XP Home 32 Bit

If I've forgotten anything relevant/information, please let me know.


A:PC Freezes, like looking at a screen shot.

Hate to do this, but, bump.

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Hello. I am not able to get a screen shot. I press the Windows Logo key and the PrtSc key at the same time with no results. The screen doesn't dim and there are no screen shot folders (or other) in the picture folder. I've had this Aspire for close to 2 years and didn't know about the screen shot until recently. It has never worked... or has it? Thank you in advance for your help!

A:Aspire All-in-One - Screen Shot

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Can anyone suggest what the best (fastest, cheapest, most reliable, easiest) way is to capture a screen from a DVD playing on your computer? I don't need a piece of the movie, just a freeze-frame screen shot. Thanks.

A:Capturing A Screen Shot From A DVD

Some DVD player software has a screen capture function or button built-in. Have a look on your system in the help file, there might be something there.

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Hi.I would like to show you all my Bios I think it would be easier to explain my following question(s). Is it possible to take a screen shot of the bios? or best to copy down the entries i don't know and post them here?

Regarding overclocking. I grasp the concept of changing frequency and multipliers, But before I can attempt that I want to understand which values in my bios I can change for example My Pheonix award bios has these entries
And theres more, another part has entries for CA$ RA$ LATENCY etc. its here where I refer to the original question, post a screenshots of bios (if even possible) or copy down specific entries and post.
Sorry about the oddball Question in advance. J

A:How do I take a 'screen shot' of my Bios?

you would have to take a photo with a camera or mobile.........

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My wife seems to have a hard disk problem on C and D drives. A warning pops up saying the C and D drives might be failing. I would like to take a screen shot of the desktop so you can see what my problem is. Please can you tell me how to take screen shot?
It is a Samsung laptop using Windows 7.

A:How to take a screen shot on Windows 7

To post a screen shot of the active window.

Vista or Windows 7
you can use the "snipping tool" which is found in Start> All programs> Accessories> Snipping Tool
To upload the screen shot to the forum, open the full reply window ("Go Advanced" button) and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here.
Full details are available here

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I'm having trouble with windows explorer. A screen shot would help describe the trouble.

A:Can I post a screen shot?

Certainly. Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

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You simply hit alt+prnt scrn then open up a photo editor like MSPaint and then go to edit then paste. After that edit the file and save as, and then upload it to say or

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Hi, My name is Samyak Veera from U.S ?
I have no idea how on a dell.... just on a MAC..
If any one know help me please...

Samyak Veera

A:How do you take a screen shot on a DELL?

Hi SamyakVeera,
First, you need to locate the Prt Scrn button on your keyboard. Normally it should be End button on the Dell laptop. You will need to Press Fn + End button simultaneously then open a Paint app in the operating system and paste (Ctrl+ V) it and edit the picture if you want.

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I'm trying to partition my 500 GB hard drive into 3 drives total. Right now, there is only a C Drive, but I want to divide that.

When I go into the Windows 7 installation, this is what I see:

Extend and new are grayed out, and even in disk management, there is no unallocated space.

Can somebody please guide me into partitioning this hard drive. I've searched and the only answers I find are for dual boot setups. Partition Magic is not supported by Vista (.: 7 as well).

Any help is greatly appreciated.

A:Trying to create partitions (with screen shot)

Since your hard disk is empty, do this
Delete all the partitions, then you will get the choice to make new partitions.. (the red X for delete)

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When I hover my mouse over something the finger cursor appears. However I can't seem to get a screen shot of the cursor. I get this result without the finger. I have tried with snip tool and printscreen key. A quick google search resulted in must have high powered graphics editor program. Any suggestions on a free program that would work. thanks, lm

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A:Missing cursor in screen shot

Found what I needed in Irfan View. Open program,keystroke on letter c opens a screen shot window with a include mouse cursor check box, results are what I wanted.
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Not sure what's happened here. However, I went to restart my computer and when it came back up I had a Rocket Tab and taskeng.exe error. I'm uncertain as to what is causing this.

I have run scans. Have manually gone through files, and nothing is picked up in regards to this. Could this be a virus/trojan ? Is there a way to keep this from continuously popping up upon each restart ? Screen Shot enclosed . Any help would be most appreciative .

A:Rocket Tab- Screen Shot Enclosed

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Ok  getting a Pop up virus alert that never ends and finally have a screen screen ; posted seven scans earlyier with some body else here ;   but he got no where so he left but got luckly and now have a
screen shot that won t post here and don t see how to attach a shot ! ?
So what do I do to get the issue posted here ? ?
Need  help  fast  fingers  crossed ; have used MWB and superanti spy wear and Eset and junkware remover so guessing I need deeper scans once you see my malwear   . . . 
Need fast help ; fingers crossed  :  (

A:A screen shot pop-up hope this works

You were advised in the other topic Follow the guide in the link below. a new thread in the spyware malware area.Good luck.Please do so and post logs requested in the prep guide in Malware Removal Logs forum.

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The other day while attempting to copy and paste text between emails, instead of my selected text I received a image of my entire screen. After doing some more testing and checking the clipboard viewer (clipbrd.exe) I discovered that a image was being captured repeatedly non-stop. I can't find any images stored on the drive and haven't been able to find any information on screen logging on the internet that is helpful.

I'm using Windows XP and this is a first for me. I checked my startup areas, in the program files, and run in the registry and can't find anything unusual. I've also run Trend Office Scan, which I have up-to-date, and Spybot Search and Destroy and still no luck. I'm attaching my log files from HijackThis for your review. Whatever it is, it starts automatically after boot up and runs until I shut down.


A:Ctrl+C always pastes a screen shot

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps.===Your Hosts file was compromised.How do I reset the hosts file back to the default? the Fix it button on the page.===The file in bold is suspicious.C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\CY9D9C.EXE>>> Run Jotti's malware scan: Please copy this line (in bold):C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\CY9D9C.EXEGo to Jotti's malware scan and click the Browse button,A window will open, right-click in the File name field and choose Paste.Click the Submit button and let the scan run uninterrupted.At the end right-click the Permalink button and choose "Copy the link". Open Notepad (Start => All Programs => Accessories) and click "Edition" => "Paste".Please copy and paste these Permalink in your next reply.If Jotti is busy, please go to msconfig.exe and stop the process associated with CY9D9C.EXERename the file CY9D9C.EXE to CY9D9C.EXE.old Will delete it if found to be bad.===Please download ComboFix from one of these locations:Link 1Link 2* IMPORTANT !!! Save ComboFix.exe to your DesktopDisable your Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware applications, usually via a right click on the System Tray icon. They may otherwise interfere with our tools
Double click on Combo... Read more

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I was wondering if there is anyreason my print screen is not working, and how do i get it working. also I was wondering how to take a screen shots, i have an error message popin up and I would like to take a screen shot of to show you all so i may get some advice on how to get rid of it
thanks in advance M arc

A:Sreen shot print screen Help

You cant take screen shots by pressing the PrtScr button on your keyboard, then pasting that image into paint or any image editing software like photoshop, Nero, Firewroks etc?

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when ever I take a screen shot it comes out as a PNG photo in the
screen shots file, all screen shots do. and I cannot figure out how to change it. and I need to change it because
it seems to open with a photo program is not working right. except it runs on the intel system, except the only
intel on here is the mother board, and it's not even a factory production. so getting anything "intel" working
right is getting harder to do.

so now the PNG photos are not printing as a whole page. filed as a screen shot, but will not print the whole page. even though it was in the middle if the screen.. can I get out of PNG and in to something like jpg, or some other thing at the end
at the end of each photo. these 2 screen shots may give you a very basic idea of what i'm up against. right now is to get out of this PNG. thanks for your help you can provide have a great day

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hello all
the Q is: for example while taking a screen shot with the built in "snipping tool" the mouse pointer isn't shown. also, while taking a screen shot with the keyboard key "printscreensysrq" the mouse pointer does not show. can someone tell me which program allows the mouse pointer to be visible while taking a snap shot ? thanks in advance

A:screen shot with mouse view

G'day, Irfanview has a option to include mouse cursor.

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i have tryed many times.... try an delete this folder but its not found I even tryed safe mode ...HELP????

 cant remove.png   20.65KB

A:cant delete folder ( here is screen shot )

If I may ask:
Does it offer any details to you such as size and security settings when you look at its properties?
Are you able to look at its properties?
How long has this been going on?

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Put all your awesome screen shots from the Halo series -
Halo Combat Evolved pc/xbox
Halo Unlimited
Halo PC Extra Version
Halo 2
Halo 2 specail edition
Or the upcoming
Halo 3- the final launch of the halo series (360)
Post em


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helloo.My system blue screen.give a blue screen and shuts

foolowing error :

BCCode: be
BCP2: 00000001005EE121
BCP4: 000000000000000B
OS Version: 6_0_6002
Service Pack: 2_0
Product: 256_1
add minidump file. ; 2shared - download Mini071909-01.rar

please help

A:System blue screen shot down

The error points to your video drivers as being at fault - but there are also older video-related programs on your system that could be affecting this. I'd suggest updating all of them to ensure you get the cause of this issue.

P17.sys Thu Nov 15 22:11:06 2007 Creative Sound Blaster driver
RivaTuner64.sys Tue Jul 17 15:13:42 2007 Riva Tuner driver
snapman.sys Fri Oct 06 09:43:53 2006 Acronis driver
snpstd3.sys Wed Oct 17 02:00:46 2007 Sonix USB PC Camera driver
speedfan.sys Sun Sep 24 09:26:48 2006 SpeedFan - you may not find a more current driver
teamviewervpn.sys Thu Dec 13 04:22:09 2007 Teamviewer VPN adapter driver
Here's a summary of the dump file:

Built by: 6002.18005.amd64fre.lh_sp2rtm.090410-1830
Debug session time: Sun Jul 19 08:50:45.127 2009 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 8:23:04.010
BugCheck BE, {fffffa6002da3ed8, 1005ee121, fffffa6001bcd8b0, b}
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for nvlddmkm.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for nvlddmkm.sys
Probably caused by : nvlddmkm.sys ( nvlddmkm+56ad50 )
Once the other drivers are updated (use the device manufacturer's website for this - not Windows Update), then....

- Download the latest nVidia drivers for your video card from here: Drivers - Download NVIDIA Drivers
- Uninstall the current video drivers through Control Panel...Programs...Uninstall a program.
- Reboot the system, dismissing... Read more

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**Problem fixed, I just uninstalled internet explorer 9 and all is well**

A friend has asked me multiple times to fix his computer for him. I think he looks at porn, but that's not my place to judge. I usually just go through recent installs and remove those programs and then run Bit Defender 2012, which usually does the trick, but this time it's not working. One time I literally had to wipe his computer and give him a clean install, but that is only because the computer was completely unusable.

Right now, the computer powers on fine, everything except two programs seem to run fine and nothing major ever pops. The only thing that comes up is the image I have attached on boot and every so often for no reason. If someone could chime in and give me some help, that would be great!

ordinal 379 could not be located in the dynamic link library iertutill.dll

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hi here is a shoot of my disk management as described in this post

Windows Update will not update and I've tried multiple fixes

please note that disk f is an external hard disk,

so the problem is that disk D is not there anymore as when i did clean i might chossed the wrong one but before i wrote down the disks capacity and the disk i choosed to clean matched the disk c capacity,now i installed /formatted the c again,

so is there anywhere to bring back this drive?

A:disk management screen shot

Hi and thanks
Did you try free mini tool ?
Best Free Partition Manager for Windows | MiniTool Partition Free

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Im taking a screen shot from with in a game using Print Screen button..When I go to Paint and paste the Image is not the full image but only One half and its the full size of that half and nothing else...


A:Taking a screen shot of a Game and?

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I know how to use my "print screen" key and paste the image into Word Pad. It makes an .rtf file when I click on "save as."

But how do I convert this .rtf file into a .jpg photo file I can edit and handle as a photograph?

A:How to convert a Screen Shot to a JPG File?

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i no that on windows 98 all screen shots were saved, but are they on xp and where do i find them?

in warcraft 3 there is a screen shot folder, but i have take alot more than there are in there

A:screen shot default save?

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Im not sure what virus/trojans im infected with but I scanned my computer with Kaspersky and I thought I had gotten rid of them all, but something that I saw in my task manager is most likely a trojan and came back. It's called "netmon.exe", and I got a screen shot of what I found when I scanned my computer.Im pretty knowledgeable about computers, but when it comes to mal-ware and trojans, im don't know squat, so im here to seek help so that I can get rid of them before I get some personal info stolen.Thank you.

A:Not Sure What Trojan Im Infected With, But Have A Screen Shot Of It

Courtesy of Bleeping Computer, here is info on netmon.exe:

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When I'm on this site.....

I'd click on the thumbnail it take me here....

I use to be able to view the screen shot on the (1st.) site through a new window.

What can I do to get it back the way it was.

Thank you for reading and I hope your help.

A:Screen shot rerouted to yahoo.......

Hold the shift button down then click on the link

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I want to take screen shot of a brand new PC when it loads its registry files with another PC which has the XP pro OS loaded in it. I also have Win 2000.
I tried with digital camera...but the quality was not good, so I am not satisfied. I want to take it with another computer. Can anyone help me in this regard? If u have any question...ask me.
Thank you.

A:Taking screen shot from a PC before anything is loaded

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My screen shot button is not capturing the screen system specs are :

Keyboard : Microsoft

Please help me with the same.

A:Screen Shot Option not working

Sorry, I have to ask. You have tried pasting the screenshot in a graphic editor like MS Paint right?

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