The screen shot can is very handy to keep track of your most important information, such as an online transaction, a technical problem that you are experiencing or simply to share an image with your friends. In Windows 10, it is possible to realize a screen capture of the 3 façons different, they also work on Windows 7 and 8.1. Capture the entire screen. The capture of the whole screen is without doubt the most rapid and the more easy. To do this, simultaneously press Windows (logo) and Print screen (next to the F12 key). A photo of your screen will be taken and will be automatically saved in the format .png, into a file called Screenshots. To get there, follow the path : This PC → Pictures → Screenshots. Capture an active window or a portion of the screen. Often, it is not necessary to make a screenshot of the whole screen. Without further ado, here are 2 techniques to save an active window or a portion of your screen. 1st technique :. Press simultaneously the keys Alt and Print screen. Only your active window is shot, it will be automatically copied in the clipboard of Windows.