How to Take a Screenshot on Your Laptop

By Contributing Writer

Many times it is helpful and time-saving to take a screenshot of your laptop. Users find it an easy way to allay their time in a better manner. Taking a screenshot of your laptop may be necessary while you are browsing the net or making a presentation. It comes as a handy tool that lets you project anything on your screen in a better manner. You can integrate the screenshot anywhere you like.

Step 1

Hold down either the "Ctrl" and "PrtScn" keys or the "Fn" and "PrtScn" keys on your keyboard. The correct keys will depend on your laptop's layout.

Step 2

Open the "Start" menu. Click on "Accessories" and open "Microsoft Paint."

Step 3

Hold down the "Ctrl" and "V" keys to paste the image.

Step 4

Hold down "Ctrl" and "S" to save the file. Your screenshot has been saved.

Tips & Warnings

  • Reduce the pixels of the picture if you want to send it via email.
  • Do not use copy-paste mechanism before you paste in Paint.