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anybody knows-hp laptops?

by marcelomdsc / March 14, 2007 2:51 AM PDT

I have an hp pavilion dv4000 (which has same other model name too) laptop, and I just cant figure out how to take a screen shot, I know that the hey should be the one that says "prt sc", and I've tried it and it wont work, I've even tried it in photoshop, it will just pasted the last thing i copied.

Anybody know about it?

thanks Marcelo.

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You are partly correct
by PudgyOne / March 14, 2007 5:30 AM PDT

Try this

hit Alt+Prnt Scrn at the same time

Open paint or an email

Now past it, it's that simple. I paste them to paint and change them to jpegs, easier to email.


Rick

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little different on my HP
by mark04276 / March 14, 2007 5:38 AM PDT
In reply to: You are partly correct

have to hit the blue Fn key + PrtSc keys at the same time, then inside what ever program Edit/Paste

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fu#$%##%$ yeah!!!!!!
by marcelomdsc / March 15, 2007 5:41 AM PDT

finally, thanks a lot i've had this latop for a year now, and i needed this so bad, and not even the idiots from hp support knew how to do it.

by the way it was fn+pt screen. Besides I've been wondering what was that fn key for, haha.

Do you know of any other use for it?

thanks a lot, that could have saved me some much work if i knew about it before, but it will definately do now.

thanks again, Marcelo.

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the Fn key
by mark04276 / March 15, 2007 11:21 PM PDT
In reply to: fu#$%##%$ yeah!!!!!!

on laptops is used for any key that has a special key such as your pt screen, other special keys can include volume up nd down, brightness of screen, media player controls, etc. . The Fn key is color coded and any keys on the keyboard with same color will do something as long as Fn key is pressed at the same time.

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