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    how do u get the screenshot?

    when u take a screenshot of the desktop with the 'print screen' key...where does the screenshot go in Win XP Home? i dont seem to have a clipboard...or i just cant find it.. :\ does it go to another program instead?
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    Hello, find "Paint" in your start menu under All programs > Accessories > Paint - open Paint and click Ctrl + V at the same time. I know you can use "Insert" too but I forgot how. Then save as.......

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    In paint got to the edit tab and then past. This will take the image from the clip board and place it in the paint window...

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    The way I do it,
    Hit the print screen button,
    Open MS Paint
    Select edit, then paste
    Wambam, there is.

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    Control + V is just a keyboard shortcut for edit > paste XpFxMaN. Whatever you feel comfortable with.................

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    thanks

    thanks!
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    Hey i know u`ve got it but even if ur having any kind of trouble in finding Paint Brush you can simply go to "Start>Run" & type there "pbrush" & press enter u`ll get the paint open.
    Then you can follow the steps described above
    Muhammad Irfan

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    just wanted to tell you guys that our community rocks lynchknot answered the question in 10 mins and the rest of you guys covered everything else. Gives me a warm feeling inside





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    One other little tip for capturing screenshots.
    If you just want to take a screenshot of an active/open window,press Alt + Print Screen,and then paste into paint as described above.

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    Right on phishhead - got me ears open.

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