The "paste" option does not highlight. You just made my day! - HLJ [July 25, 2012] For Windows, you should put 'Services --+ Print Spooler --+ Restart' first. Restart the computer and try the Printscreen key again. Attached Files: look.txt File size: 2.9 KB Views: 203 ITDunce, Dec 7, 2012 #5 Phantom010 Trusted Advisor Joined: Mar 9, 2009 Messages: 34,580 OK, I can see what's wrong. http://brsgrp.com/print-screen/print-screen-not-working-on-xp.html
I really can't thank enough. Your article was more than helpfull. - Sunny E [January 6, 2015] I've seen so many people encounter the problem that the print screen key doesn't work. The Snipping Tool opens, and a white mask is applied on the screen.In the drop-down menu for the 'New' button, choose from a free-form snip, rectangular snip, window snip, or full-screen Just Restart the ComputerSometimes, the problem is at a hardware level, where the keyboard entries are not mapping properly. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/242467-45-activate-print-screen
i was just about to pull all my hair out. Reply justveil October 14, 2008 at 9:46 am # thanks a lot! The "Paste" command in Paint is greyed out, and when I use clipboard.exe to view the Clipboard, I can see that the screen shot is not copied to the Clipboard.
It helped. - Aparna [April 19, 2014] GREAT! - Kobus [April 18, 2014] God bless you.. In Windows 7, you can also take a screen shot by pressing Alt, Print Screen. This has been happening to me recently. Print Screen Not Working Windows 8 All Rights ReservedAd Choices The information on Computing.Net is the opinions of its users.
When was it last working?This sort of information is more useful than ranting about others. Print Screen Not Working Windows 10 I'm not going to suggest how to do it, as they do tend to be quite diffrent, what is always the same is that the game's help (or Readme) file will I tried restarting, then updating drivers, and scanning for bugs. 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'
Make Google your friend too. Print Screen Stopped Working Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 Queen-Evie Queen-Evie Official Bleepin' G.R.I.T.S. (and proud of it) Global Moderator 16,485 posts OFFLINE Gender:Female To learn more and to read the lawsuit, click here. Reply Matt October 18, 2010 at 8:37 am # Please do not use JPEG for desktop screenshots.
I understand that you are using a different OS (being XP), but when Apple made the hardware for your MacBook they may have taken that into account, noticing no screen shot http://www.computing.net/answers/windows-xp/how-to-enable-print-screen-in-windows-xp/201825.html And third: Even Alt+PrtScrn does not copy anything either. Print Screen Not Working Windows 7 When the XWin window had focus, the Print Screen would not work. Print Screen Button Not Working Windows 10 For XP user, I'd recommend acethinker screen grabber online, free and easy to use, no need to download and install anything.
There are many extensions like this. http://brsgrp.com/print-screen/print-screen-not-working-xp.html Bleeping Computer Forum Rules and Posting Guidelines link Back to top #11 noknojon noknojon Banned 10,871 posts OFFLINE Gender:Not Telling Local time:08:34 AM Posted 27 December 2012 - 03:54 PM Turned it off and my Print Screen is now working. Several functions may not work. Print Screen Doesn't Work Windows 10
ITDunce, Dec 9, 2012 #13 ITDunce Thread Starter Joined: Dec 7, 2012 Messages: 11 Phantom010 said: ↑ A great alternative to the PrintScreen key would be to use screen capture software. Hmmm. Bleeping Computer Forum Rules and Posting Guidelines link Back to top #3 Chris4835 Chris4835 Topic Starter Members 171 posts OFFLINE Local time:05:34 PM Posted 24 December 2012 - 09:28 PM http://brsgrp.com/print-screen/print-screen-xp-not-working.html But I'd rather use screen capture software rather than taking the risk of reinstalling Windows XP.
Reply John Bryant June 13, 2013 at 5:21 pm # Thanks! This icon is NOT a PDF document - just the icon for a PDF document! - Dee Bruce [May 26, 2014] Thank you so much. I'm not working and I cannot afford to hire someone to help me to troubleshoot my computer. Print Screen Key Not Working Windows 10 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Same symptoms, but different problem by hlilly / July 5, 2011 12:45 PM PDT In reply to: Print Screen key Won't capture screenshots
bigdstyle23 · 9 years ago 0 Thumbs up 0 Thumbs down Comment Add a comment Submit · just now Report Abuse "Print Screen" only grabs a snapshot of your present screen. Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 18.104.22.168 OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz, x86 Family 6 Attach that file to your next reply. Made my day!
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Advertisement Some functions are carried out by keyboard keys combination like 'Ctrl + Alt + Delete' (the most famous keyboard combination ever!), some are carried out by a devoted keyboard button However there is nothing to paste.