Snipping Tool is currently only available in Windows 7. Please see the instructions below on how to start and use the Snipping Tool: Click on the Start button to open your Start Menu. Click on the All Programs menu option.
To open the Snipping Tool, press the Start key, type snipping tool, and then press Enter. (There’s no keyboard shortcut to open Snipping Tool.) To choose the type of snip you want, press Alt + M keys and then use the arrow keys to choose Free-form, Rectangular, Window, or Full-screen Snip, and then press Enter.
Select the Start button, then type snipping tool in the search box, and then select Snipping Tool from the list of results. In Snipping Tool, select Mode (in older versions, select the arrow next to the New button), choose the kind of snip you want, and then select the area of your screen that you want to capture.
Click on the Start Menu and start typing “snipping” into the search box. The Snipping Tool should show up in the Programs list above the search box, and you can click on it to start it. The Snipping Tool window will appear on your screen.
How do you take a screenshot on Windows 7 without Snipping Tool?
Simply, press the Windows + PrtScr keys together and the screenshot will be automatically saved as a file on your hard drive. Now, you must be thinking where those screenshots can be found later on. Well, you need to access the Pictures Library on your computer and then open the Screenshots folder.
Method 2: Open Snipping Tool from Run or Command Prompt
Press the Windows key + R keyboard shortcut, then type snippingtool in the Run box and press Enter. You can also launch the Snipping Tool from Command Prompt. Just type snippingtool at the Command Prompt and press Enter.
Locate the “Snipping Tool” in the list of apps. It is located under “Windows accessories.” Tapping on the app launches the app. Instead, hold down on the app until the customize bar appears at the bottom. Chose “Pin to taskbar.” This gives you quick access to the snipping tool whenever you are using your PC.
How do you take a screenshot on Windows 7 and save it automatically?
Pressing both the Windows and Print Screen key at the same time will capture the entire screen. This image will automatically be saved to a Screenshot folder inside of the Pictures library.