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Solved: How Do You Capture A Screenshot on A Windows Laptop

By Iris Holmes

Updated on July 27, 2019

Updated on July 27, 2019


How do you capture a screenshot on a laptop with Windows 10 running on it? The previous answers to this question are nothing more than press Print Screen button or using the Snipping tools. Here, we are going to show you the best solution to take a screenshot on Laptop Windows 10.


You can capture a screenshot on A Laptop Windows 10 with the following way:

#1 Previous Reviews: Press Print Screen Button to Take A Screenshot

#2 New Solution: Capture Screenshot with One-stop Screen Capture Tools



Previous Reviews: Press Print Screen Button to Take A Screenshot

Nearly there is Print Screen Button on the keyboard on all of the laptops with Windows 10 running. Therefore, Windows 10 laptop users can just press Screen Button to take a screenshot. However, different hotkeys are differed for taking the different screenshot. See all the hotkeys below.


Where is the Prt Screen Button? As you can see that the Print Screen button is located on the top right corner of the whole keyboard on your laptop, between Pause Break button and Ins Num LK.

Take A Screenshot on Windows and Save As a File: Press the "Windows Logo Key "+ "Prt Scr" together to capture a screenshot on Windows laptop.


Capture Screenshot and Copied to the Clipboard: Sometimes, you may want to take a screenshot and shared with your friends then you should screenshot on Windows in a copying way. To make it, just Press the "Prt Screen" Button or "Alt" + "Fn" + "Prt Screen" and then paste it onto your chat frame to share or add it to some photo editors.


Screenshot a Part of Windows Screen: Sometimes, you may want to capture some part of Windows as a screenshot. To make it, you can press "Window Logo key" + "Shift" + "S" (Windows + Shift + S) to make it. But this way just available on Windows 10 Creator.

Press Prt Screen


After taking a screenshot where do all the screenshots go on Windows 10? There is the answer for you. Just enter the following file path and you can find out all the screenshot.

Destination Path: C:\Users\YOURUSERNAME\Pictures\Screenshots

Prt Screen File Location


However, there are some limitations when capturing a screenshot on Windows in this way. For example, the screenshot is just saved as PNG files without edit functions. What's worse, it is hard to take a screenshot by pressing Prt Screen if you are running with other Windows OS. Now you need a one-stop solution to get rid of all these limitations and we are going to share it with you on the following parts. Don't be absent.


New Solution: Capture Screenshot with One-stop Screen Capture Tools

Since there are lots of Screenshot Capture tools existed on the Internet, you can just pick up the one which meets your needs. TuneFab Screen Capture is one of them for your reference. Not only can it capture your screenshot on Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8 with 32 bit and 64 bit running on it, but it can also capture screenshot and save as JPG, PNG, BMP, TIFF and more photo formats with the abundant edit functions. Most importantly, it is for free. 

3 Steps to Capture Screenshot with One-stop Screen Capture Tools

Step 1.Download and Install TuneFab Screen Capture

Click to the button above and then get it downloaded on your Windows laptop. Waiting for several minutes, run the installation package and run it when the installation is finished.


Step 2. Set the Screenshot File Format

To choose the screenshot format, you need to click to the Three-Line button, next to the Mini button to enter the Preference page. When you have entered to the Preference Page, then you can see that there are Recording, Mouse, Hotkeys, Output, and Others for options.


Now you just need to click to Output and then hit the down-arrow button on the line of Screenshot format. Here you have got PNG, JPG, BMP, GIF, TIFF for options. Besides, above the Screenshot format option, there are the settings for the location of screenshot files for you so that you can free from the problem of screenshot files location.

Set Screenshot File Format


Step 3. Capture A Screenshot on Windows Laptop

Now, you can just click to Screen Capture to capture a screenshot on Windows 10 at ease. Just draw the capture area to capture whatever screenshot at ease. 

What's more, you can edit the screenshot on it. You can add the note, draw an arrow and more for your screenshot. When it is over, please don't forget to click to the Save button.

Capture Screenshot on Windows


Congratulation! You made it! And that's all for today's topic how to capture a screenshot on Windows Laptop. Is TuneFab Screen Capture easier and more multifunctional than merely press the Print Screen button, isn't it? But we highly recommend that you can pick up the suitable way or you can just use TuneFab Screen Recorder and Print Screen Button together to take a screenshot on Windows 10 laptop once and for all. Enjoy it!


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