How to take a screen shot on your computer

Scratching your head when somebody asks you to take a screen shot of something? Here's a very easy guide on taking a screen shot using Paint!

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Paint works just fine!

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Navigate to the thing you want to take a screen shot of and display it on your monitor.

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Press the "Print Screen" button on your keyboard. Nothing will probably happen, but don't worry, that's normal!

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On Windows, click "Start" then go to "All Programs", navigate to "Accessories" and open "Paint."

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Go up to "edit" and click "paste" to paste your screen shot.

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Go up to "file" then "save as." Saving a picture as a .jpg can keep the image clear and making sure the file is small enough to attach to an e-mail, print, etc.