Take a Screenshot in Windows 8

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Steps

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    We need to open what we want to take a screenshot of
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    For example, we're going to open "This PC".
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    To take a screenshot, press and hold the Windows key on the keyboard, then press "Print Screen"
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    We'll notice that the screen will go dim for a second, which means that the screenshot has been saved. We don't have to paste it from the clipboard.
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    To view it, go to the Start menu
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    Locate "Photos" and click it
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    Click the "Screenshots" album
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    Click on the picture that was just taken
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to take a screenshot on a Windows 8 computer
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    Thank you for watching VisiHow. If you have any other comments or questions, please leave them in the comment section below.
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Recent edits by: Crystal, Lukward Thomason

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