Daily Archives: 09/06/2015

Take a screenshot in Windows XP

  There are only two ways to take a screenshot in Windows XP. A tap of the Print Screen button will copy an image of your entire screen. This image must then be pasted (this can be done by pressing the Control and V keys at the same time) in […]

Take a screenshot in Windows Vista and Windows 7

In addition to the two Print Screen methods detailed above, Windows Vista and Windows 7 users can also utilize the Snipping Tool. This feature is available on all versions of Windows, with the exception of Starter and Basic editions, and Windows XP. To open the program, click the Start button, […]

Take a screenshot on a Windows tablet or smartphone

  Windows tablet owners can take a screenshot by pressing both the Windows button and Volume-down key at the same time. You will find the image in the Screenshots folder in the Pictures library. On Windows Phone 8.1, this can be done by pressing the Power button and Volume-up key […]

Take a screenshot in Windows 10 and Windows 8

  Users with a Windows 10 or Windows 8 machine have the added ability to take screenshots that automatically save to a special folder. Pressing both the Windows and Print Screen key at the same time will capture the entire screen. This image will automatically be saved to a Screenshot […]

When a CD or DVD is stuck or the drive won’t open

When the drive gets stuck, you have to try to save the drive, save the disc, and save your reputation as a level-headed person who doesn’t go hoarse screaming at non-sentient machines. Maybe the problem is with the button. Try telling Windows to eject the tray. In Windows 7’s Windows […]

20 must-know keyboard shortcuts for Windows 10

Windows 10’s newest features Windows key + A: Open the Action Center Windows key + C: Launch Cortana in listening mode (for voice commands) Windows key + I: Open the Settings app Windows key + S: Launch Cortana Windows key + Tab: Open Task View Windows key + Ctrl + […]