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try shift>>print screen 03-08-2007, 08:40 PM #3 Rockafeller TSF Enthusiast Join Date: Feb 2007 Posts: 669 OS: Windows 8 My System lol, still didnt work. I spent so long looking through my laptop manual thing, and nowhere did it mention that I needed to press Fn as well as prt sc, which was super helpful. Quote: Originally Posted by baker421 So what's the solution, Lydokane? Show more Language: English Content location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading...

Loading... Hmmmm, I think the next step would be to see if the problem repeats with a different keyboard. Just wanted to share that I was having a similar issue on my Microsoft Wireless keyboard (after having used the button successfully on previous attempts), and realized I needed to hit Finally, I had to gather bits and pieces from several computer forums to find an effective solution to fix the problem.

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Very useful. I'm using my computer from now on. When the XWin window had focus, the Print Screen would not work. I hope someone else like lydokane has a brainstorm.

  1. I guess that's in case someone has an old mainframe? :) So, I've been trying to think of another way to test that key but I'm empty.
  2. Do you have a PS2 or USB keyboard laying around that you can test with?
  3. Thank you agian. - Evie [April 1, 2011] This was very helpful.

Never used the Fn key before (never even noticed it), but when I used it with the print screen key, BINGO. - Toni [April 6, 2011] OMG you are awesome thank If you are wondering how to take a screenshot in Windows XP, there is another way. thanks 03-09-2007, 06:24 AM #4 Lydokane TSF Enthusiast Join Date: May 2005 Location: Fort Worth Posts: 526 OS: Win 7 Do you have any keyboard software running? Print Screen Not Working Xp It just isn't copying my screen.

Thank you kindly! - Ben [March 8, 2011] Thank you so much! Then hold down the control key and press the letter v key. Anyways why windows 7 has changed basic tools that has been used for years? The 'fn' key info was a lifesaver!

Darn! Print Screen Stopped Working It was driving me crazy that it suddenly stopped working. - Katal [November 29, 2010] The only helpful information I found in this regard; everything else kept telling me 'how to' Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 03-08-2007, 06:07 PM #2 mme1 Registered Member Join Date: Mar 2007 Posts: 6 OS: xp pro Quote: Originally Posted by tmsop -I've Click on Start > Accessories > Snipping tool.

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It should tell people what has changed. Now print screen. - Deborah [March 26, 2015] Thank you so verrrryyy much. Print Screen Not Working Windows 10 How could I have missed that button all this time. Print Screen Button Not Working Windows 10 My cat had turned f lock on... - guy [May 6, 2014] THANK YOU!

Advertisement Some functions are carried out by keyboard keys combination like 'Ctrl + Alt + Delete' (the most famous keyboard combination ever!), some are carried out by a devoted keyboard button About Buzzle | Privacy Policy Back to Top Tech Support Forum Security Center Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help General Computer Security Computer Security News Microsoft Support BSOD, Crashes And Hangs Windows 10 Support Windows Is that how you were trying to get it to work? They just keep putting it there for a standard keyboard. Print Screen Not Working Windows 8

I was capturing screen shots from an XWin program on my PC and pasting them into Paint. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Print screen. 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 Unfortunately, the alternate use for it, sysreq, has had no practical use for about 30 years.

Have been thinking for AGES that there was something wrong with my keyboard as the prnt scrn button just stopped working...reading about the Fn key was a lifesaver. - Michaela [May Print Screen Button Not Working On Keyboard You made my DIY fix so much easier. The PrtScrn/paste and print works, but I'd love to have a copy of Print Now that works with Win XP.

Your article was more than helpfull. - Sunny E [January 6, 2015] I've seen so many people encounter the problem that the print screen key doesn't work.

Thanks - Minesh [April 13, 2011] Thank you so much. This sweepstakes ends on November 17, 2016. But accidentaly swaped Prt Scr with Scroll Lock. - Jack [September 25, 2012] Thank you! Print Screen Key Not Working Windows 10 I was only making sure that you guys are paying attention.

Another picture editing program or a word processing program. Thank you for your advice - Maurice [January 28, 2014] Thanks for your help. I am a student and it is super helpful to have this functionality on my computer and now I have it back! makes my work SO much easier now. :) - LAntone [November 19, 2010] i can not print from sceen. - john [August 20, 2010] Close ©2000-2015, 2016 Buzzle.com.

It just isn't copying my screen. 03-09-2007, 03:08 PM #10 baker421 Registered Member Join Date: Jan 2007 Location: Oregon Posts: 275 OS: xp pro, server 2003 tmsop, I'm I don't know because I always just reinstall the included (or updated) drivers on my laptops when I (rarely) format them. JB 03-09-2007, 03:52 PM #11 Lydokane TSF Enthusiast Join Date: May 2005 Location: Fort Worth Posts: 526 OS: Win 7 If you do a print screen, can I'm stumped for now.

Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Select the screen area to be saved, by resizing the dotted boundary layer. I'm not working and I cannot afford to hire someone to help me to troubleshoot my computer. by kitikat0 / June 11, 2010 7:29 AM PDT In reply to: Print Screen key Won't capture screenshots Thanks sooooo much for the suggestion to just use control + V after

the FN /prntscreen helped me - carol [June 16, 2014] Thanks. It doesn't do anything as far as I know 03-09-2007, 02:42 PM #9 Rockafeller TSF Enthusiast Join Date: Feb 2007 Posts: 669 OS: Windows 8 My System Have So, you might try changing focus to a different window, then try the Print Screen again. Have you tried pasting into something other than the proggy you're using?

This feature is not available right now. Just download and install 'Gadwin', a freeware utility that can easily get screenshots for you.