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How to take screenshot of your laptop/desktop screen

Taking screenhoot is very useful when one wants to save the current screen for later purpose. Almost everyone uses his phone in doing that but have you asked yourself how you can accomplish such task using your laptop as well?. Yes it’s possible. In this post we gonna show how to take screenshot using your laptop or desktop.

Requirements: A computer running any of the windows operating system


  • On the keyboard, Hold down the Ctrl key and press the PrintScn key

 NB: On other keyboards the PrintScreen is the same as Impr ecran

The shot has been taken and saved to the clipboard. You have to open an image editing software, paste and save it. Paint software can do just that.

  • Go to the start menu, search for and open the paint software
  • Now Hold down the Ctrl key and press the V button to paste the screenshot.
  • Click on File, go to Save as and save your screenshot in your prefered format and location.
You’ve successfully taken a screenshot of your laptopn screen.

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