You want to make a windows screenshot? In this post we show the right key combinations and programs to create a screenshot in Windows.
Depending on the key combination, a screenshot of the entire PC screen is possible or only of the current window. Also the automatic saving of the screenshot by key combination is possible.
We show programs that provide further screenshot functionality, such as regular background screenshots, automatic sending of screenshots or viewing the automatically generated screenshots with the browser from another PC or mobile phone.
This screenshot guide is for all Windows versions, Windows XP, and Windows 7, 8, 10.
Create screenshot with keyboard shortcut
Create a screenshot of a single window
Create a screenshot of a section
Create screenshot and save as a file
With Windows 8 and 10, you can also save screenshots to disk immediately:
Take a screenshot with the Snipping Tool
With the "Snipping Tool" of Windows, you can photograph and save freely defined screen sections. The Snipping Tool is available in all Windows versions since Windows Vista, including 7, 8 and 10.
Create a screenshot regularly and send it by e-mail (also in the background)
With the software Wolfeye automatic screenshots can be created at pre-defined minute intervals and sent to your own email.
You can find detailed instructions on how to set up or operate here.