Windows is a great operating system for the desktops and laptops proving to make the person to do along with perform the function and work efficiently also properly. Windows is developed by Microsoft Corporation to provide the public a brilliant way of doing their work. Windows operating system are regularly updated and evolved by the company for adding the new features to it making the OS more proper in working along with providing the user to enhance the productivity done by the user. Windows 10 is latest update and installment in the Windows operating system series having the latest next generation features in it to make the user have a great time while using it.

Windows 8.1 is the version previous to Windows 10 launched in 2013 containing an entirely new way of using the operating system. The operating system makes the user to access it in an entirely new way along with having an attractive look and feel enabling the user to enjoy while working on it and have a great time. Windows 8.1 had the start menu on the title bar which was missing in the previous version of Windows 8 making the public to encounter difficulty while using the OS for performing the work, people are used to the Start menu there in the previous versions of Windows developed by Microsoft for them.

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Taking a ScreenShot in Windows 8.1:

Like the Android mobile operating system the Windows 8.1 desktop user to capture the content of the page for various purposes like sharing, saving it and etc. The captured screenshot will aid you in the working related to it, there are several methods of taking a screenshot. Today we will show you how to take a screenshot in Windows 8.1.



Method 1: The Keyboard Shortcut:



This method is known by many people and is able to be used on Windows 8 or 8.1; you have to press PrtScn (Print Screen) key which will enable you to take the shot of the whole page and will save the screenshot on the clipboard. The main problem in this method is that the captured shot will not be there and saved on the disc as file to be accessed.



Method 2: Keyboard Shortcut with Windows:



If you want to save the screenshot as a file on the disc and capture the whole page then use this method. Without any tools press and hold Windows + PrtScn on the keyboard the whole screen will be captured and saved on the Pictures Library under the folder naming Screenshots. The method is able to be used on Windows 8 also.



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Method 3: Use Snipping Tool:



With the help of the snipping tool you will be able to take the screenshot and it is a great app for creating all types of screenshots along with having the feature to do editing to customize it according to your preferences.



Snipping tool

These methods will help you in capturing the screenshot on Windows 8.1 operating system easily and properly, allowing you to use it for various uses.



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