You could also install a screen capture program and use it instead of Print Screen. Bleeping Computer Forum Rules and Posting Guidelines link Back to top #3 Chris4835 Chris4835 Topic Starter Members 170 posts ONLINE Local time:10:12 AM Posted 24 December 2012 - 09:28 PM I hadn't realized that the F-Lock was on. The "Paste" command in Paint is greyed out, and when I use clipboard.exe to view the Clipboard, I can see that the screen shot is not copied to the Clipboard. Source
Taking a screen shot? Local time:03:12 PM Posted 29 December 2012 - 11:09 AM Hi, a repair of XP can be carried out, provided that the other XP CD is a full Microsoft retail copy I am a student and it is super helpful to have this functionality on my computer and now I have it back! Neither "Print Screen" or "Alt+Print Screen" work.
simple & concise to solve the problem - Sue [November 10, 2013] Thank you soo much, very helpful article! - JCC [October 30, 2013] That trick about the F-Lock to get Software ▼ Security and Virus Office Software PC Gaming See More... Now You Will Computer Problems and Solutions How to Start Your Own Computer Repair Business More From Buzzle Reasons Why a Computer Keeps Rebooting Itself and What You Can Do Computer Attached Files: Printscreen.zip File size: 736 bytes Views: 246 Phantom010, Dec 8, 2012 #6 ITDunce Thread Starter Joined: Dec 7, 2012 Messages: 11 Phantom010 said: ↑ OK, I can see what's
Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? Use the 'Snipping Tool' utility. In case F lock is turned on, the print screen functionality may get disabled. Print Screen Button Not Working Windows 10 I can copy and paste text or photos to the Clipboard, but not Print the Screen to it.
This was the same with my new Dell Latitude E6400. Print Screen Doesn't Work Windows 10 I got a message "Are you sure you want to add the information.....to the registry?" when I clicked on the Printscreen.reg file. I asked that because you mentiond Crl+v and clicking the paste icon is an alternative. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/479555/print-screen-button/ But accidentaly swaped Prt Scr with Scroll Lock. - Jack [September 25, 2012] Thank you!
All the answers I get have nothing to do with this simple problem. Print Screen Stopped Working FilterKeys is already unchecked. This function is often helpful while recording errors on Windows and other operating systems. Please enable cookies.
But what? http://www.computing.net/answers/windows-xp/how-to-enable-print-screen-in-windows-xp/201825.html Restart the computer and try the Printscreen key again. Print Screen Doesn't Work Windows 7 Phantom010, Dec 8, 2012 #10 Phantom010 Trusted Advisor Joined: Mar 9, 2009 Messages: 34,573 One more thing. Print Screen Not Working Windows 10 I usually open Paint and then use the Edit/Paste.
Fn helped me. - Indiana [June 18, 2015] Trouble with default mail client not properly installed. Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 22.214.171.124 OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz, x86 Family 6 All Rights ReservedAd Choices The information on Computing.Net is the opinions of its users. Back to top #8 AustrAlien AustrAlien Inquisitor BC Advisor 6,772 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Cowra NSW Australia Local time:01:12 AM Posted 26 December 2012 - 11:46 PM It's got me beat Print Screen Button Not Working On Keyboard
Restart the computer and try the Printscreen key again. Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Computer problem? As rightly pointed out in the very first line "It is really frustrating when simple functions on a computer don't work". - Ravi [February 20, 2013] This really helped! have a peek here Alternatively, if you don't want the entire screen to be printed out, press 'Alt+PrtScn' key shortcut, to get the screenshot of just the active window.
Use 'Command+Control+Shift+3', to copy the screenshot on the clipboard and paste it in some application. 'Command+Shift+4', is used to capture only a portion of the screen. Print Screen Not Working Windows 8 Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Print Screen working excellently in WXP, all you have to do by gapch125 / March 17, 2005 5:03 AM PST In reply to: When I hit the key, nothing happens, but when I open Microsoft Paint, and hit the key again, the printer menu comes up, the menu where you command the printer to
My issue was the fn button. It's OK, they know me here Local time:10:12 AM Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:11 PM Have you tried clicking the Paste icon in Paint if that is what you are mmobilman
Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? to view what you have captured to the clipboard. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Screen Shot Difficulty by Jill_Diane / January 28, 2009 1:52 AM PST In reply to: Print Screen key Won't capture screenshots I too http://pgelections.com/print-screen/alt-prtscn-not-working-vista.html ITDunce, Dec 9, 2012 #15 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies.
Anyways why windows 7 has changed basic tools that has been used for years? That I know a hundred percent. Click here to join today! Real Geek Forums > Archives > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Windows XP Basics > Print screen not working (Prt Scr).
And I've finally managed to get the Clipboard Viewer > to show up in the Programs | Accesories menu. (don't ask me why it > didn't work the first 3 times Is that how you were trying to get it to work? I'm aware there is screen capture software and I'll try your suggestion if I have to, but was hoping to avoid having to go through the extra steps when the Print Actually, the keyboard is not the culprit at all.
I understand that you are using a different OS (being XP), but when Apple made the hardware for your MacBook they may have taken that into account, noticing no screen shot I use Screenhunter Free. Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Print Screen key Won't capture screenshots This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Taking a Screenshot on Mac OS XIf you are a Mac user, there are plenty of inbuilt screenshot functions that you could use.