How can I take a screen shot when a remote PC is active?

Peter Bresler 20 Reputation points
2023-11-27T04:29:20.74+00:00

Windows Key / Prntscrn does not work when the Remote PC is active.

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  1. Karlie Weng 16,351 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2023-12-13T05:58:48.9866667+00:00

    Hello,

    How about the snipping tool? You can also find it in the Start menu, and they allow you to capture specific areas of the screen.

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    Or try using alternative screenshot shortcuts specific to the remote desktop software you are using. Some remote desktop applications have their own screenshot functionalities or shortcuts.

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    Karlie

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  1. Peter Bresler 20 Reputation points
    2023-12-13T07:26:57.79+00:00

    That worked! When logged on the remote laptop I used the snipping tool. It made a clip which I could save on the remote desktop with Paint. I could copy that to my primary PC. Thanks!

    Peter

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