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Scrn-shot issue

Discussion in 'General Software' started by lZKoce, Jun 17, 2013.

  1. lZKoce


    Jan 31, 2012
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    Hi all,

    I have a small issue. It may sound stupid, but it prevents me from doing certain tasks. It concerns making screeshots with windows button+prtsc button on the keyboard. The issue appears every time when something is runnig on a full screen. Example: when I am browsing and I press win+prtsc it makes a scr shot and sends it into folder "Screenshots" in "Pictures" library. When I have something running in 3D, let's say a game or Heaven's benchmark, something that runs in full screen, it sends a picture of the desktop, but as if there is nothing running, just the regular screen after you boot. It wasn't like that on Windows 7. How do I fix this? I can always go for a 3rd party screen shot program or video recording software, but I need a few simple shots, that's all. Is it because of the Metro overlay? Help appreciated.

    EDIT: I tried with only printcreen or alt+printscr and it pastes a black screen in Paint or GIMP 2.
    Last edited: Jun 17, 2013
  2. RCoon

    RCoon Gaming Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 19, 2012
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    Gypsyland, UK
    Use printscreen on its own or ALT + printscreen.
    Windows + Print screen will print screen the entire desktop.
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