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Snipping Tool

Windows Vista comes with a great screenshot tool that allows you to take different types of screenshots such as free-form snips, rectangular snips, window snips, and full screen snips.

This guide will show you how to use this great tool.

First locate the tool by either typing “snip” into the start menu search bar, or navigate to Start > Programs > Accessories > Snipping Tool.

Snipping Tool

You can take four types of screen shots:

• Free-form snip

• Rectangular snip

• Window snip

• Full screen snip

Snipping Tool

Here is an example of a screenshot I took:

Snipping Tool

Have fun trying out this great tool.



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16 thoughts on “Take Different Types of Screenshots with Windows Vista”

  1. M Laney says:

    I had no idea you can do that. Great tip!

  2. M Laney says:

    I had no idea you can do that. Great tip!

  3. M Laney says:

    I had no idea you can do that. Great tip!

  4. Clark Henry says:

    thank you much

  5. Clark Henry says:

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  6. Clark Henry says:

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  11. Mel says:

    Hey – this is nice! Of course I would usually just need a square but still – I think this could be very useful!

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  13. Mel says:

    Hey – this is nice! Of course I would usually just need a square but still – I think this could be very useful!

  14. Robert A Richardson Jr. says:

    Windows Vista Home Basic doesn’t have this tool. Anyone with Vista home Basic will not have this tool.

  15. Robert A Richardson Jr. says:

    Windows Vista Home Basic doesn’t have this tool. Anyone with Vista home Basic will not have this tool.

  16. Robert A Richardson Jr. says:

    Windows Vista Home Basic doesn’t have this tool. Anyone with Vista home Basic will not have this tool.

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