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How do i get my print screen key to work on my emachine computer?

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On a windows computer by hitting print screen you are only copying an image of your computer screen to your clipboard you then have to paste it into an imaging program and save it. For example ... hit the print screen button on your keyboard -> go to start -> programs -> accessories -> paint -> then click the edit menu and click paste you should then see the screen shot of you computer in the paint window you then can go to file -> save and save the image somewhere on your computer.

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Ok, just press the prtsc key then click on start-run-type mspaint then press enter & click on edit then paste.

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