This is the most commonly known method of taking a screenshot. The Print Screen key can be combined with other keys to change its behaviour.
With this method, you do not need to paste the image data into a program like Microsoft Paint, as it creates a file directly on your computer.
Press the Windows and Print Screen keys on your keyboard.
Note: Some laptops need the fn key held in order to use the Print Screen key.
Your screenshot can be found in the
Note: You can copy/paste
%USERPROFILE%\Pictures\Screenshots into the Explorer location bar to go straight to this folder.