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How to Screenshot on HP Laptop (Windows 10/8/7)

By Iris Holmes

January 13, 2020

"How to take a screenshot on HP laptop?"

Generally speaking, you may want to screenshot on HP Laptop under some situations, such as taking notes, memorizing the funny chatting history, marking down the highlight of gameplay and more. We hereby would like to walk you through the way on how to screenshot on a HP laptop in this post. Pick up the way right here to screenshot on HP computer.


1. How to Screenshot on a HP Laptop with TuneFab Screen Capture

TuneFab Screen Recorder consists of a powerful tool called TuneFab Screen Capture. It can help you screenshot on HP laptop on Windows 10, Windows 8, and Windows 7 and save the screenshot as JPG, JPEG, PNG, TIFF, GIF or BMP. Besides this, you can add notes when you taking a screenshot, such as adding annotations, drawing arrows and more. What's more, there are Video Recorder and Audio Recorder available. You can also use it to record screen with no lag and enjoy more features by downloading it for giving it a shot.

Note: You can use TuneFab Screen Recorder to screenshot on HP Laptop on HP Elite, EliteBook, Pavilion, Spectre, Envy, ProBook and more.

Download TuneFab Screen Capture for Windows 10, 8, 7 Here

Step 1. Run TuneFab Screen Recorder on HP Computer

Download TuneFab Screen Recorder via the download button above. When it is over, run and install TuneFab Screen Recorder on your Windows. After the whole installation is done, run TuneFab Screen Recorder and then you will see the main interface of TuneFab Screen Recorder.

Screen Capture Main Interface

Step 2. Choose the Output File Format for Your Screenshot

Now, click onto the Three-line button and then on the drop-down list, pick up Preferences and then Output for choosing your screenshot format. Here you've got 5 more photo formats, like JPG, TIFF, GIF, BMP and PNG.

When it is over, click onto OK to confirm the whole preference settings.

Set Screenshot File Format

Step 3. Take a Screenshot on HP Laptop By clicking onto Screen Capture

You've almost done. Click on the Screen Capture button and then draw on the screen that you want to take down on your HP laptop. If you want to edit your screenshot, then choose the way to edit your screenshot like drawing a line, adding annotations, drawing an arrow and more. 

When your Screenshot has been taken as your will, then hit the Hard-disk-shaped button to save your screenshot on your HP laptop.

Capture Screenshot on Windows

Besides using TuneFab Screen Capture to screenshot on HP computer, you can also use the Windows Keyboard, the default way to screen capture on laptop. Keep reading to learn more.

2. Screenshot on HP Laptop with Keyboard Shortcuts

Windows have a keyboard called PrtScr(Print Screen/ Prt Screen), which is available for capturing the whole screen of your HP laptop. But it is different when using the default way to take a screenshot on HP laptop on the different operating system. Following are the detailed instructions for you.

Where is the Print Screen key? It is on the top right corner of the keyboard, next to Number Lock(Num Lk).

On HP computer with Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows 10:

#1 Press PrtScr on the screen that you want to capture, then the captured screenshot will be copied onto the clipboard.

#2 Go to open the Paint app and then press Ctrl + V, then the captured screenshot will be pasted onto the canvas.

#3 After that press File and then Save as, then you can save your captured screenshot as PNG, BMP, JPEG or other formats.

Screenshot on HP PrtScr

Besides this, if you want to screenshot on Windows 10, there are 2 more hotkeys are also available for taking a screenshot at ease. The details of the whole operations are listed below.

If you want to take a screenshot on HP computer and save as a file, then press Windows + PrtScr and then you can save the screenshot as the default format PNG. Then go to the location "C:\Users\YOURUSERNAME\Pictures\Screenshots" to find out the captured screenshot.

PrtScr File Location

If you want to screenshot partial screen on HP laptop, here you can press Windows + Shift + S and then take whatever screenshot and copied to the clipboard. Then you can open whatever image editor app and paste the Screenshot onto the app and save as PNG, BMP, JPG or other formats.

Press PrtScr


When compared Screen Capture and using PrtScr, it is convenient for all the users to take whatever screenshot by using Screen Capture, free from remember lots of keyboards and easy to edit your screenshot as your will. Hence, if I were you, I'd like to choose using a Screen Capture for screenshot on HP computer.

So, what is your options on screenshot on HP computer on Windows 10? Go and take a screenshot on your HP computer. If you have any questions on using TuneFab Screen Recorder, please submit a ticket or leave a comment below. See you next time.

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