The screenshot is also called as ‘Print screen’. If you want to capture the picture of your monitor then you have to take a screenshot of your screen below explained are the three ways to take a screenshot on Laptop & PC in windows machines.
Ways to Take Screenshot on Windows
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By Pressing prt sc keys of your Keyboard
By pressing the “prt scr” key which is on the right top side of your keyboard copy’s your screen which you’re seeing on your monitor.
After that open your paint app and press ctrl+v keys to paste the copied screen in your paint.
Once your copied screen successfully pasted on paint then you can save your file as per your choice format like PNG, JPEG, BMP, GIF.
By pressing Fn+prt scr sc keys
Fn Key functions like a Shift key and its sound like a keyboard modifier key that works to activate a second function on a dual-purpose key. Commonly found on laptop keyboards.
Some machines have Prt Scr as second function that is exactly where comes the use of Fn key, You need to press Fn + PrtScr .
Once you have done with above i.e. Pressing Fn + Prt Scr together open Paint or any desired Photo viewer application , paste is by pressing ctrl + v .
By pressing alt+prt scr keys
For taking a screenshot of your windows screen directly press windows keys + prt sc keys of your keyboard.
Remember, first press window key and hold it after that press prt sc keys.
This will directly save the image of your screen in your pc folder.
This PC > Pictures> Screenshot.
By Using Snipping Tool app
Sometime you wish not to take the screenshot of your full screen as the whole screen covers many unwanted things like taskbar, another opened window in background then snipping will help to eliminate the process get you exactly what you wish to select, hence its eliminates the image croping time.
Press window button and search for snip, You'll get snipping tool open it, click on new.
After that select the portion which you want as an image format.
Then click on file at the upper left side and select save.