How to Press Print Screen with an Insert on Top?

Thursday, April 23, 2009

I was on my assignment and was searching all over the internet on how to get that freakin button on! I'm using a laptop and my "insert" button has "the prt sc" (print screen) below it. So I was like, "okay they (my friends) said press Shift + Print Screen and the shot will be taken". So I went to Paint to paste the image but none came out! So that means I didn't get any screenshot! Geez!

So out I went on the net to search for it, where I practically went to the fifth page of the search and found this forum where people ask people on techs. chiafruitguild, a member of the forum, asked the same question I had. Luckily M.Hirsch, another member of the group answered the question!

"Probably there is an additional META-Key, "Fn", that you have to press and hold. Sometimes you have to switch "Num Lock" off. But you should read your notebook's documentation, this depends on your specific model."

I tried all and found out just like chiafruitguild did, it was the fn button! It's situated on next to the ctrl button on the left side of the keyboard. Geez! =Z







Shine on,
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11 comments

  1. thanks A LOT! really :) i was loosing my nerves with getting the prt sc to work!!

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  2. Glad you found my blog then! Happy print-screening! =)

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  3. thanks!!!i got crazy with the dam button!

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  4. Haha! xD Now you can relax already friend!

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  5. Thank you from Brazil, really helped my life in my job;

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  6. I really liked the article, and the very cool blog

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  7. Thanks a lot, I also tried to press Shift (and some other improbable buttons), but I would never say that fn is the key.

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  8. Thankyou so much for your post!I was unable to print shot as well and fortunately found your site with detailed instructions. In few minutes, i was able to finish my project.
    very proficient!

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  9. Exactly!! I could imagine how stressful you were finding out- I was in your shoes too! xD Cheers!

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