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How to capture a screen in Windows 10 (The Easy Way)

In android taking screenshots is like a piece of cake, just scroll down three-finger together and the screenshot is taken. While in Windows, It’s also not much complicated but needs a bit more time than mobile.

Taking screenshots has become an important part of our techy lifestyle, for example, you need a screenshot asked by any tech support or maybe you want to capture remarkable moments from your computer and So on.

There are a bunch of different ways to capture screen in windows 10 but I find the simplest steps for capturing screenshots. Steps are so easy, you don’t need any big knowledge about computers.

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Steps to capture a screen in windows 10

  1. Press Win + PrtSc to capture a screenshot.
  2. Now open Paint and press Ctrl + V to paste the screenshot you capture.
  3. Press Ctrl + S and select the location where you want to save the screenshot then click on the Save button.
  4. Finally, the screenshot was successfully taken and Saved to your selected location.

Below I briefly describe these steps with pictures, so you can easily understand them.

First Press (Win + PrtScn) together as shown in the image below. Alternatively, you can also use (Alt + PrtScn) for taking screenshots. If you have a laptop you can also capture using (Fn + PrtScn) or (Win + PrtScn) keys.

Press (Win+ PrtScn) to capture a screen in windows 10.
Press (Win+ PrtScn) to capture a screen in windows 10.

When you took a screenshot, the next step is that head over to the start menu and search the paint App.

Open Paint from the Start menu
Open Paint from the Start menu

After opening Paint, Press Ctrl + V keyboard keys or Paste button in the upper left corner in a paint application. You see the image you captured arrives on the paint screen. There you can crop or add some more to your taken image.

Paste the capture screen
Paste the capture screen

Now finally, choose the image file format, there are a variety of extensions available to choose from such as PNG, BMP, GIF, or others. Next, you will choose the location where u want to save your screenshot.

Select the format and save the image to your desired location.
Select the format and save the image to your desired location.

Select the location where you want to save your screenshot, then click on the save button and your screenshot is successfully saved.

Click on the Save button
Click on the Save button

Final Words

I hope you successfully understand how to capture a screen in windows 10. this method don’t only for windows 10, this can work on all types of Microsoft windows.

Please, If you find this guide helpful don’t forget to provide your positive feedback below.

Further Readings:

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This post was originally published on 30, August 2021, but according to new information stuff this post update frequently.

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