Screenshots in Windows 7: Quick Tips
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You can make a quick tutorial or bug demonstration with PSR.exe.
>> Tom: One thing about Windows 7 Beta it's a Beta when you have a problem with it it can be hard to explain, here's a quick tip for using the built-in problem steps recorder to make a quick and dirty tutorial. Now mind this can be used for lots of different purposes but the developers in Microsoft love it for squashing bugs. Go to Control Panel and search Record Steps to reproduce a problem or from the Run command just type PSR.EXE, press Record then carry out the steps you wish to record. At any time you can press the Comment button and enter some text to clarify a step, press Stop Record and you'll be asked to name the file and save it. A zip file is created and saved to the Desktop. Inside is an NHTML file which opens in Internet Explorer it includes screen shots of each important step as well as your notes. That's it for this quick tip, I'm Tom Merritt, CNET.com. ^E00:01:01