Take a Screenshot of Your Screen Using the Snipping Tool in Windows 7

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Crystal, Eng

Hi, you're watching VisiHow. This is a tutorial on how to take a screenshot of your screen using the Snipping Tool. In this example, we will take a screenshot of the desktop. To do this, we first need to access the Snipping Tool.

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    Click on the "Start" button in the bottom left-hand corner.
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    Hover over "All Programs" until the list of programs appears.
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    Click on "Accessories".
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    In the accessories, click on "Snipping Tool".
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    Now we need to click and drag the rectangle where we want the Snipping Tool to capture the image. For this example, we will click in the center of the "Computer" icon and drag the box to the middle of the Windows logo.
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    As we can see, that exact spot has been captured. If we wanted to select the whole screen, we could have selected it.
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    We can save it by clicking on the save icon.
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    We can choose a specific location, then name it and click "Save".
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    Now, if we close the Snipping Tool, we can see that the image has been created on the desktop.
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to take a screenshot of your screen using the Snipping Tool on a Windows 7 computer. If you have any other comments or questions, please leave them in the section below. Thank you for watching VisiHow.
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Recent edits by: Crystal, Lukward Thomason

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