To capture your entire screen and automatically save the screenshot, tap the Windows key + Print Screen key. Your screen will briefly go dim to indicate that you’ve just taken a screenshot, and the screenshot will be saved to the Pictures > Screenshots folder.

Where are screenshots saved in Windows 10?

Save Screenshots to the Screenshots Folder. If you press Windows and PrtScn keys to take a screenshot on Windows 10 and Windows 8, your screenshot will be saved into the Screenshots folder by default. Where to find the Windows screenshots folder? During this time, you can open C Drive Users folder.

How to save a screenshot as a file on Windows 7?

The captured screenshot will not be saved as a single file. Actually, this Windows screenshot goes to clipboard. You can open any image editor (Paint) to paste and save screenshots from the clipboard. Well, you can get the same result by taking screenshots on Windows 7 via Windows and PrtScn keys.

How to take a screenshot on Windows PC?

Windows PC provides you with a Print Screen key to quickly capture the current computer screen. But you won’t directly get a screenshot image after pressing the key. In fact, if you don’t do something after taking screenshots, you can’t find them on your PC.

What to do if I forget where my screenshot was saved?

The Snipping Tool that lets you choose where to save each screenshot you take; if you forget where your last screenshot was saved, try saving another screenshot with the Snipping Tool and look in the folder where you’re prompted to save it, since this is most likely the same location as the file you’re trying to find.