Screenshots let you capture what’s there on the screen and this can then be used for future reference or for that instant itself. And the best part is you don’t require any third party application to take a screenshot. It is simple and hardly takes a few seconds. Taking a screenshot in case of laptops is also very simple. Read on to know how to take a screenshot in the most sought after devices across the world.
How to take screenshot in Lenovo z580 laptop
If you want to take the screenshot of the whole screen then there are two ways of doing so. The first is where you can press the ‘Prtsc’ key and the second one is where you’ll have to press the ‘windows logo’ key and ‘Prtsc’ key simultaneously.
With the first option, the screenshot gets copied to the clipboard. To save what’s been captured, go to ‘Paint’ and use ‘Ctrl + V’ to paste the screenshot. You can now save this at your desired location. However, this option works for Windows 7.
Lenovo z580 laptop being a Windows 8 laptop, makes use of the second option (pressing the windows logo and Prtsc key). The captured screenshot is saved into the files and one can view the same by traversing through the C drive. The screenshot gets saved as a png file.
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In this case, pressing the Windows logo and Prtsc key on your keyboard at the same time will help you capture your screen.
One can also make use of the ‘snip and sketch’ tool to capture the screen. For this, go to the search bar at the bottom of the screen and type ‘snip and sketch’. Open it. Now, open the screen that you want to capture. After this, open the ‘snip and sketch’ window and click on ‘new’. Now drag your mouse to capture the screen that you want to capture. This further allows the user to edit it.
How to take screenshot in HP ELITEBOOK laptop
HP ELITEBOOKS come in a lot of models. Hence, a model might get the work done using a technique that might not work for the other. In most cases, it is possible to get the screen captured using the keys – Alt + fn + Prtsc (all of them are to be pressed simultaneously). Some 800 series models capture the screen using – Windows + fn + Prtsc. Some users have also mentioned about their task being accomplished using – Windows + fn + shift key on the right.
All this depends on the type of model you’re using. No matter which option works for you, the screen gets captured and you can choose to edit it by pasting the screenshot on Paint.
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Since most of the devices support the key of ‘Prtsc’ on your keyboard, the real struggle is when your device doesn’t have one. In such a case how to take a screenshot? Well, there’s nothing to worry about. Have a look at the following options and see which one works for you.
- Windows logo key + fn + space bar (Press them at the same time)
- Windows logo key + Shift + S
- Snipping tools
- On-screen keyboard to choose the option of printscreen.
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These laptops are usually equipped with a printscreen key. Some models allow capturing the screen by just pressing this button and in some cases you’ll have to use a combination of fn + Prtsc. Models with Windows 7 and later have this Scissors tool is available by default that does this job of capturing the screen with ease.
How to take screenshot in laptop Dell latitude
Generally, you can capture the screenshot using Windows logo key + printscreen key. However, certain latitude models do not support this. In such a case, fn + windows logo key + Prtsc will serve to be useful.
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Simultaneously pressing the windows key and printscreen key will help you take the screenshot. In case your model doesn’t have the printscreen key, then pressing fn + Windows logo key + Space Bar will help you in capturing the screen.
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Depending on the model, any of the following would work. In some cases, multiple options can also work.
- Simply pressing the printscreen key
- Snipping tools
- Windows key + printscreen key
- Windows logo key + Shift + S
- Alt + printscreen
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Here, fn + windows logo key + Prtsc will solve your problem
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Pressing fn + Ctrl + Prtsc Or Fn + Alt + Prtsc will help you capture your screen in no time.
How to take screenshot in laptop HP PROBOOK
The default way of doing so is to pressing the Windows logo key and the Printscreen key together.
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The simplest way for Windows 8/10 is to press the windows logo key and the printscreen key simultaneously. Alt and the printscreen key when pressed together captures the active screen.
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In this case too, pressing the windows logo key and the printscreen key simultaneously will take the screenshot.
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Hold down the Windows key and then press the PrtSc key. With this, you’ll see the screen getting dimmed for a second or two and this is an indication that the screen has been captured.
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Press the Windows and the printscreen key at the same time. You’ll be able to see the screenshot in the Photos section.
How to take screenshot in laptop MacBook pro
A combination of Shift, Command, and 3 will help you capture the screen of your MacBook. To capture just a portion of the screen, there’s a slight change in the combination. Shift, Command and 4 pressed together will get this task done.
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This too works similarly. A combination of the keyboard keys – Shift, Command, and 3 will take a screenshot.