How to Take Screenshot on a Laptop

How to Take Screenshot on Dell Laptops or PC’s

Take a screenshot on windows 7 is still tricky but not difficult. There are many ways to take screenshots but we will discuss the main working methods in this article. Maybe the first method didn’t work on your pc or laptop, so try the next one.

Note: The Print Screen may also be written in different ways, but PrtSc or Prnt Scr are the most common on all dell laptops.

It depends on your laptop model and series which methods work. So follow all the steps correctly to take screenshots on dell laptops or PC.

Method 1: Using the Print Screen

Method 2: Screenshot with Snipping Tool 

Method 3: Using Markup Hero Software

 

To Know:-

1. Dell labels print screen keys on different models of laptops in different ways.

2 Press the Print Screen Key specially located at the upper right row.

3. Use Ctrl + V to paste the captured screenshot into any application.

 

 

Take a Screenshot on Dell Laptop or PC.

The Print Screen (Prnt Scr)

 

The Print Screen key is available in most laptops’ keyboards at the top right corner of the first row. Most Dell computers also give a dedicated Print Screen Key. Dell usually gives the Print Screen or PrtScr or PrntScr.

1. Go to the Page on which you want to take a screenshot. It can be the browser,  software, photo, webpage, etc.

screenshot on dell laptop

2. Now Go to the keyboard and find PrtScr or PrntSCr, usually located at the top right corner of the first row in the keyboard. (If you didn’t find the PrintScreen, then hold Fn + Insert keys together).

3. Capture full screen or just open, active window or dialog box.

Press the PrtScr key, to capture the full screen,.
Press Alt+PrtScr keys together, to capture the active window.

4. The Screenshot copied to the Windows clipboard in PNG file format.

5. Now Press Ctrl + V to paste the screenshot into another document, email, image editor.

Path of Screenshot folder

When you take your first screenshot, the screenshot folder automatically created in the Pictures folder. You can also find by this Path: C:Users[username]OneDrivePicturesScreenshots.

 

 

Using Snipping Tool on Dell Laptop

The second option is to take a screenshot using the Snipping Tool. This is an inbuilt windows feature that allows you to take screenshots according to your need. 

To find the Snipping Tool, go to Start Menu and type Snipping Tool in the search box. Now open the Snipping tool and follow the below steps:

1. Select New Option at the top left corner of the Snipping Tool.

2. Take a Screenshot according to your need or Press Ctrl+N to take a free form snip.

 

3. After taking the screenshot press Ctrl+S to Save the Image in your favorite file format.

 

Using Markup Hero Software

 

Markup Hero is software that allows you to take screenshots according to your requirement and enables the features like edit, annotate. You can add a tag, capture thoughts, ideas, and share with your friends. Overall it’s a good application that speeds up your workflow.

Image Source: Markup Hero

1. Download the Markup Hero Application.

2. Now Install Markup Hero by double click.

3. Press Ctrl+Shift+1 at the same time or simultaneously to start the application.

4. Go to the Screenshot section.

5. Now you’re ready to take the Screenshot.

 

Reasons to use Markup Hero Software

1. Annotation Tools
2. Speed up Your Workflow
3. Productivity Tool
4. Capture Ideas
5. Communicate clearly
6. Save Time
7. Upload and Share
8. Stay Organized
9. History of Markups

 

How to Take Screenshot on Windows 8 and 10

 

Note: The Print Screen may also be written in different ways, but PrtSc or Prnt Scr are the most common on all dell laptops.

1. Go to the page on which you want to take a screenshot.

2. Find the PrtScr key at the right corner of the upper row of the keyboard.

3. Also Find the Windows key.

4. Now Press Window key + Prt Scr at the same time or simultaneously. If the screen does not dim, hold down the screen win and does not press the PrtScr key firmly.

Screenshot on windows 8 and windows 10

Image Source: WikiHow

5. Go to the Start Menu or press the Windows key and Type Screenshots in the search box.

6. Select Screenshot Folder. The screenshot folder is automatically created into your Pictures folder when you take the first screenshot.

 

These are the main methods to take a Screenshot on Dell Laptops or Computers. Tell us in the comment section, which one method helps you to take a screenshot. If you like our work or want to appreciate it, share it with your friends.

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