How to take a screenshot in Windows

In this article you can see different ways to take a screenshot in Microsoft Windows. There is general three ways you can take a screenshot. 

1. Take screenshot of rectangle

Never versions of Microsoft Windows includes a “Snipping Tool”. Using this tool you can take a screenshot of a rectangle of the screen. You simply just open the program and then press “New”. Then you draw a rectangle on the area which you want to be included in your screenshot, and then it will be saved to the clipholder.

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2. Take screenshot of full screen

If you want to take a screenshot of the full screen, the most easiest way is to use the PrtSc button. This button then takes a full screen screenshot and save it to your chipholder.

3. Take a screenshot of the active window

You can also take a screenshot of the active window. You do that by pressing the PrtSc button, holding the ALT button down – i.e. ALT+PrtSc.

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