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How could I have missed that button all this time. Finally, I had to gather bits and pieces from several computer forums to find an effective solution to fix the problem. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. If I had to guess, I'd think that maybe the button is bad. useful reference

Your feedback has been sent. This has been happening to me recently. Simply restarting your computer might restore the functionality of the computer.Turn F Lock OffMicrosoft introduced the F Lock function to provide alternate application based tasks to the function keys (F1 - Unfortunately, I always had a lot of screens open each time and it was time consuming and frustrating to have to close and open everything all the time. http://www.vistax64.com/software/210374-print-screen-command-not-working.html

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Thanks - Minesh [April 13, 2011] Thank you so much. Could there be any other programs running in the background that may have taken control of the Print Screen button? 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 Note: The Print Screen key is usually located in the upper right-hand corner of the keyboard.

Advertisement Recent Posts News from the web #3 poochee replied Nov 14, 2016 at 5:54 PM Dell E6420 LCD failed looking... Lydokane 03-09-2007, 01:54 PM #5 baker421 Registered Member Join Date: Jan 2007 Location: Oregon Posts: 275 OS: xp pro, server 2003 Isn't the keyboard command for paste ctrl+v? http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Windows/en-US/help/1337cdba-52a2-4704-ad4d-2d7bace605b41033.mspx Squashman, Mar 13, 2009 #9 BARMA1982 Thread Starter Joined: Mar 5, 2009 Messages: 9 Thanks for the responses the screen hunter download looks like it will do what I Print Screen Stopped Working cwwozniak, Mar 13, 2009 #2 BARMA1982 Thread Starter Joined: Mar 5, 2009 Messages: 9 The operating system is Vista - I have got no idea what a 'service pack level' is

I looked at several sites before I found this one and they basically told me nothing. - Roy [April 10, 2013] thank you so much! and to copy only an active window "Press ALT+PRINT SCREEN." Harpreetrock, Feb 19, 2008 IP michael.aulia Active Member Messages: 737 Likes Received: 10 Best Answers: 0 Trophy Points: 78 #11 It is too dumb to detect the print screen key on a non vista certified keyboard. 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.

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Has the key been remapped to perform another function or disabled all together? see here Some of them function directly, like the letter keys. This was the same with my new Dell Latitude E6400. Go to All Programs > Accessories > Snipping Tool, using this program, which is a special tool developed by Microsoft, you can take screenshots of whole or part of the desktop. Print Screen Not Working Windows 10

Mainman407 Recommendation for a new laptop Old laptop, Display problem Fn Key not working Extremely high ping Adobe update nag screen? Dudleyswarehouse.com, Feb 18, 2008 IP Harpreetrock Banned Messages: 90 Likes Received: 0 Best Answers: 0 Trophy Points: 0 #10 What I believe is to copy the entire screen u can Press THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU. - Gina [May 5, 2014] Thanks a lot. http://europrolink.com/print-screen/prtscn-button-not-working-xp.php Another picture editing program or a word processing program.

Thanks Tom Bryan for that website. Print Screen Not Working Windows 8 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - re: Print Screen key Won't capture screenshots by Themisive / March 17, 2005 3:13 AM PST In reply to: re: Print Screen key It was your advise to hold down the FN key that worked.

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lol proxywhereabouts, Feb 19, 2008 IP michael.aulia Active Member Messages: 737 Likes Received: 10 Best Answers: 0 Trophy Points: 78 #13 lol it's ok I'll probably blog about this tomorrow, 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 Once captured, the screenshot automatically copies to your computer clipboard. F Lock Key In this article, we use the PrntScrn abbreviation to represent any key label variations.

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 assign a different key for the screen capture. http://europrolink.com/print-screen/prtscn-button-not-working-windows-8.php I am using windows since 3.1 and I used to use dos in order to log on my OS.

Most appreciated. - RMT [June 16, 2014] Well I have no F Lock or FN button on my Dell Win 7-64 XPS9000 desktop. Start-> and then just type in "snip" on the search..enjoy! On tablets, press the Windows logo button + the volume down button together. (The screenshot is saved in the Screenshots folder in the Pictures folder.) To capture all active windows: Press I'm counting on you. :) JB 03-09-2007, 05:29 PM #13 mme1 Registered Member Join Date: Mar 2007 Posts: 6 OS: xp pro you should go to control panel>>regional

I found that I needed to press the FN key on my laptop. In some laptops, you have to press the Fn key, along with the printscreen key to get the job done. For some reason the print screen function just will not work, I have tried pressing the button on its own and also whilst holding down the alt button to no avail. Some of these laptops do have a lot of extra keys and connections.

Just Restart the ComputerSometimes, the problem is at a hardware level, where the keyboard entries are not mapping properly. Printscreen shows up instantly. http://www.kbalertz.com/kb_894513.aspx Regards, tom 03-11-2007, 05:26 PM #20 Rockafeller TSF Enthusiast Join Date: Feb 2007 Posts: 669 OS: Windows 8 My System I gave the laptop back to my You just made my day! - HLJ [July 25, 2012] For Windows, you should put 'Services --+ Print Spooler --+ Restart' first.

Back to Top 4: Using the Print Screen Key in Windows 8 and 8.1 To capture the entire screen: Press the Windows logo key + PrntScrn key together. It helped. - Aparna [April 19, 2014] GREAT! - Kobus [April 18, 2014] God bless you.. Brilliant! - JJ Mall [October 23, 2014] HelloPrint screen does'nt work any more: its my fault I have deleted Easy capture in the register.