Create a screenshot in Windows 8.1 / 10 and auto-save as a file!
The new method to create a screenshot in Windows 10 and 8.1 and to auto-save it as a file!
Via keyboard shortcut [Window-Logo + PrtScn] Windows-8 auto-saved inside the screenshot file in "Screenshots" folder, created in your My Pictures folder. This location is %UserProfile%\Pictures\Screenshots. ( ... see Image-1 Arrow-1).
The old method to create a screenshot in Windows and copy a screenshot into the clipboard works also on Windows-8. [Alt+PrtScn] for the active Window or [PrtScn] for the complete Desktop. You can use mspaint.exe to save a screenshot to a file!
1. To start ms-paint in Windows 8, press the key combination [Win-Logo+R],
(Image-1) Create a screenshot in Windows 8.1 or 10 and auto-save it as a file!
Screenshots are suitable for a variety of purposes: to quickly send something funny from the Internet to friends, to show the colleague the preliminary design for the new web project - or to add explanatory material to a text like this. Taking such screenshots has never been a problem on Microsoft operating systems. And since Windows 8, it's even easier than ever - thanks to the addition of keyboard shortcuts and the snipping tool.
(Image-2) Use mspaint.exe in Windows 8 to save a screenshot to a file!!
Take a screenshot in Windows 10 If you want to show your desktop to others, or you have an error / error message in Windows 10, it is advisable to take a picture / screenshot of it. For this, Windows 10 has built in various options in the system, so that one is not necessarily dependent on third-party providers. The snipping tool, keyboard shortcuts or the game bar are available for this.
Sometimes it's easier to show someone what's on your screen than it is to explain it. Windows makes it easy to take a picture of the screen so you can save, print, or share it. This is referred to taking a screenshot or screen capture.
You can take a screenshot and automatically save it as a file, take a screen shot without saving it as a file, or take a screenshot of only one window (instead of the whole screen).