i can't get my print screen to work

January 5, 2010 at 17:58:02
Specs: Windows XP

i can't get my print screen to work on my compaq computer

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January 5, 2010 at 18:04:48
How are you doing it?

Press Print Screen key, open paint, Edit>Paste?


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January 5, 2010 at 18:59:22
Doing Print Screen puts the screen display into the ClipBoard.
You can view what is in Clipboard by doing...
Start, then RUN, then type clipbrd, then OK.

Then do PASTE while in Paint. That places what's in Clipboard in Paint.
When you COPY or CUT, that goes to Clipboard too, and the previous item in Clipboard is no longer there.

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January 5, 2010 at 21:27:32
You can check your Clipboard contents by typing clipbrd.exe in a "Run" window

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January 5, 2010 at 22:48:03
Clipbook Viewer

Sometimes the clipbrd.exe file is not located in c:\windows\system32 folder

You can then try Start > Run > c:\Windows\ServicePackFiles\i386\clipbrd.exe

If that still doesn't work, then you may need to "expand" clipbrd.ex_

Start > Run > expand C:\WINDOWS\ServicePackFiles\i386\clipbrd.ex_ c:\windows\system32\clipbrd.exe

Then run clipbrd normally again

I hope this helps :)

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