Windows Screendump

Making Windows Screen Dumps

Reviewed by Bil Hays 5/2/14

To get a screen dump in Windows, press <Ctrl><Print Screen> to make a copy of what is on your screen. Then open up the editor of your choice (e.g., MS Word, MS Paint) and press <Ctrl><V> to paste the picture of your screen into the editor.

To get a dump of a single window, first click the window to make it your active window, and then press <Alt><Print Screen> to make a copy of what is on the window. Then open up the editor of your choice (e.g., MS Word, MS Paint) and press <Ctrl><V> to paste the picture of your screen into the editor.