Often games map the print screen key to some other function. It will be saved as PNG file on your desktop. Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center Brands Tutorials Other sites Tom's Guide Tom's IT I modified my server load screen and wanted to check it so I hit the print screen key and pasted it to paint and all I get is a back screen check over here
All I had to do is hit the F Lock button and I could finally take screenshots again! Password Advanced Search Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page... Yep. - Antoinette [January 27, 2014] this is best site for your pc maintenance - souvik jana [January 17, 2014] Thank you very very much. I tried restarting, then updating drivers, and scanning for bugs. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-performance/print-screen-key-no-longer-working-in-windows-7/a9ef6fb5-9284-4498-a80a-0e636ab56c00
Check the below Microsoft article for details: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/894513 Also try and check if the status light on the keyboard for the F LOCK key. Thanks xx - Katie [March 4, 2011] Before I found this site, I had felt embarrassed in front of a customer when I couldn't do print screen on windows 7. Brilliant! - JJ Mall [October 23, 2014] HelloPrint screen does'nt work any more: its my fault I have deleted Easy capture in the register. On some keyboards, the print screen is a combination key that requires another key press to trigger it.
These same games usually have a unique key combo to take screenshots. or "alt" key + "prt scr" key to pick only the active window. It was driving me crazy that it suddenly stopped working. - Katal [November 29, 2010] The only helpful information I found in this regard; everything else kept telling me 'how to' Print Screen Stopped Working This sweepstakes ends on November 17, 2016.
If all else fails, install a separate program to facilitate screenshots. Print Screen Key Not Working By learning to use the key, you can easily take a screenshot of your desktop. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/961651 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?
Windows 7: Print Screen key not working Page 1 of 2 1 2 > 08 Aug 2013 #1 Joona Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit 14 posts Print Screen Print Screen Not Working Xp Check to see if your program has a unique method or key combo to record a screenshot or demo. 2. In some laptops, you have to press the Fn key, along with the printscreen key to get the job done. Check on the top right of your Keyboard for the F Lock Key, which may be stopping you from using the print screen key.
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - (NT) (NT) It works well on my XP machine by MarkFlax Forum moderator / March 17, 2005 2:47 AM PST In reply to: https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-print-screen-in-windows-7.961651/ I did use Techguys and Microsoft forum to no availe - the answer was right on Google. 'GADWIN'. Print Screen Not Working Windows 10 I recently faced a problem with the print screen key. Print Screen Button Not Working Windows 10 General Discussion Using Print Screen-Pasting in Paint - and how can I print full pageHi: I have done a Print Screen of my desktop and pasted it in Paint.
ENTER HERE © CBS Interactive Inc. / All Rights Reserved. check my blog The snip won't print on it's own. It lets you crop certain parts when taking a screenshot. I am a student and it is super helpful to have this functionality on my computer and now I have it back! Print Screen Not Working Windows 8
Taking a Screenshot on Mac OS XIf you are a Mac user, there are plenty of inbuilt screenshot functions that you could use. You just made my day! - HLJ [July 25, 2012] For Windows, you should put 'Services --+ Print Spooler --+ Restart' first. Let us know the results. this content Thanks My System Specs OS Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit Joona View Public Profile Find More Posts by Joona . 08 Aug 2013 #2 rbeldua MS Windows 8 1,795 posts
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - re: Print Screen key Won't capture screenshots by justinpleasant15 / March 17, 2005 2:34 AM PST In reply to: Print Screen key Won't Print Screen Button Not Working On Keyboard Why is it now so difficult with these advanced computers. Joona View Public Profile Find More Posts by Joona 08 Aug 2013 #4 rbeldua MS Windows 8 1,795 posts Near You if you have this on your keyboard.
Plus, I learned something new, I can hold Alt down and then hit the Print Screen button to copy that window only; no more cropping! - Steve [July 13, 2014] thank If you mean the switch that disables Windows key and Alt-Tab, then it does not do anything. It can help you take the screen shots easily. Print Screen Key Not Working Windows 10 Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Are you saying that when you press it and then attempt to paste the image into Paint (or another image editing program) that nothing is on your clipboard?Do you have another This was the same with my new Dell Latitude E6400. Windows Xp x 32 and Windows 7 x 64. have a peek at these guys Not only has he been crafting tutorials for over ten years, but in his other life he also enjoys taking care of critically ill patients as an ICU physician.
TheOutcaste, Nov 10, 2010 #14 CLOWNJIMBO Thread Starter Joined: Aug 19, 2007 Messages: 64 After 3 days of trying to get an answer - I installed Gadwin Print Screen Professional. As I cannot click on this, I am unable to print the image. Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! A lot has changed but not all for the better - "execpt for you guys at Tech Support Guys ClownJimbo CLOWNJIMBO, Nov 10, 2010 #12 CLOWNJIMBO Thread Starter Joined: Aug
Every attempt resulted in a small PDF icon being pasted where I expected screenshots to appear! In case F lock is turned on, the print screen functionality may get disabled. Please try again now or at a later time. The F LOCK key toggles the alternate function keys.
maybedogFeb 1, 2014, 3:39 AM My keyboard actually has a function key you have to use instead of "alt." It's a Logitech wireless keyboard and the button is between the "alt" Now You Will Computer Problems and Solutions How to Start Your Own Computer Repair Business More From Buzzle Reasons Why a Computer Keeps Rebooting Itself and What You Can Do Computer All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Follow Us Smart Tips on Troubleshooting When Print Screen is Not Working Many desktop or laptop computer users prefer to operate completely Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Advertisement CLOWNJIMBO Thread Starter Joined: Aug 19, 2007 Messages: 64 How can I use the "Print Screen Key" in windows 7?
But now I cannot get it printed out on a full page (81/2 x 11 Page).