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How to Take a Screenshot on HP Elitebook Laptop

Are you sick and tired of the usual ways of capturing screenshots on HP Elitebook laptops?

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Well, in this article, we will show you the best and fastest way to capture your laptop screen effortlessly and save your screenshots as image files, which is one of the game-changers of the modern computer age. So, make sure you read to the very end of this article as we unveil our little secret to you.

Simple HP Elitebook Screenshot Methods

Using Screenpixel

At the top of our list is the use of Screenpixel, a popular tool that allows you to take screenshots on the HP Elitebook with just a click. Also, regardless of your operating system, you can use Screenpixel on Windows 10 and 11 to capture every single moment on your laptop. Whether you are a project manager, web developer, QA engineer, stock trader, or freelancer who is looking for how to screenshot on the HP Elitebook, Screenpixel is all you need to boost your productivity and communication with your team.

How to take a screenshot on the HP Elitebook using Screenpixel

  • Step 1: Download the Screenpixel tool app on your HP Elitebook laptop.

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Windows 7/8/10/11
  • Step 2: Start Screenpixel software. Note that this app runs in the background.

  • Step 3: Press the 2 mouse buttons at the same time to quickly take a screenshot.

Using Keyboard Shortcuts

There are many ways to screenshot on HP Elitebook laptops using a keyboard. However, most of the methods you will see below require you to save them to an image editor.

Save Screen to Clipboard

Press the PrtSc button, also known as print screen, to capture the whole screen on your laptop or PC. Then save it to an editor of your choice, i.e., Paint. In paint, press Ctrl+V to paste the screenshot and edit to your taste. To save, click on the Save button at the top and type in the name you want to save the screenshot with.

PrtSc key on HP Elitebook Keyboard
PrtSc key on HP Elitebook Keyboard
Screenshot pasted in Paint
Screenshot pasted in Paint
Save button in Paint
Save button in Paint

    Capture the Whole Screen

    Press Win+PrtSc to capture the whole screen on your HP Elitebook laptop. You will see a sudden flash on your screen which shows that the screenshot was captured successfully.

    Win and PrtSc keys on HP Elitebook Keyboard
    Win and PrtSc keys on HP Elitebook Keyboard

    Capture Part of the Screen

    Press Win+Shift+S simultaneously to capture an area of your laptop or PC screen. The selected area will save on your clipboard in the Pictures\Screenshots folder.

    Win, Shift and S keys on HP Elitebook Keyboard
    Win, Shift and S keys on HP Elitebook Keyboard

    Using Windows Snipping Tool

    The Windows Snipping Tool is an advanced way of taking screenshots on HP Elitebook laptops. This tool allows you to capture the whole screen at once, a part of the screen, or just one window.

    How to take screenshot on HP Elitebook using the Snipping Tool

    • Step 1: Open the Start menu and search for Snipping Tool, then click on the app to open the tool.

    Snipping Tool in Start Menu
    Snipping Tool in Start Menu
    • Step 2: Click on the Mode menu and select the type of capture you want. For instance, to capture the entire screen click on Full Screen.

    Full Screen Mode in Snipping Tool
    Full Screen Mode in Snipping Tool on Windows 10
    Full Screen Mode in Snipping Tool on Windows 11
    Full Screen Mode in Snipping Tool on Windows 11
      • Step 3: Select New to start your screen capture. However, the Snipping Tool will open your screenshot in a new window to allow you to make notes, highlight, or copy the image to Paint.

      Editing Window in Snipping Tool on Windows 10
      Editing Window in Snipping Tool on Windows 10
      Editing Window in Snipping Tool on Windows 11
      Editing Window in Snipping Tool on Windows 11

        Using Snip and Sketch Tool

        On Windows 10 and 11, you can use the Snip and Sketch Tool to screenshot on the HP Elitebook. Here is how to get started:

        • Step 1: While on the window or screen you want to capture, open the Start menu.

        Snip and Sketch in Start Menu
        Snip and Sketch in Start Menu
        • Step 2: Search for the Snip & Sketch tool in the search bar and click on it.

        Snip and Sketch in Search Bar
        Snip and Sketch in Search Bar
        • Step 3: Immediately you will see a menu appear on your screen. Click on the fourth option to capture the whole image.

        Fullscreen Snip Mode in Snip and Sketch
        Fullscreen Snip Mode in Snip and Sketch
        • Step 4: Your image will be saved on the clipboard, and you will get a notification that includes a thumbnail of the screenshot you just took to open a customization window.

        • Step 5: In this window, you can mark up, highlight, and crop the image using the tools at the top of the screen.

        Editing Tools in Snip and Sketch
        Editing Tools in Snip and Sketch
        • Step 6: Save the screenshot by clicking on the Save icon. You will be asked to choose a file type and location for your saved screenshot.

        Final words

        While your HP Elitebook laptop might offer a lot of ways to take screenshots or screengrabs, it might not be as effective as the tool that gives you a lot of great features. For instance, Screenpixel is our no.1 choice when it comes to taking screenshots with just a single click.

        FAQ

        • How do I take a screenshot on an HP Elitebook Laptop?
          To take a screenshot on an HP Elitebook laptop, open your Screenpixel app and press the 2-mouse button at the same time. Also, you can use your keyboard hotkeys to capture the whole screen by pressing Win+PrtSc or a part of your screen by pressing Win+Shift+S.
        • Which folder contains my screenshots on the HP Elitebook?
          Your screenshot will appear as a PNG file in a folder named Screenshots inside your user account's Pictures folder. For example, you will likely find your screenshot at the following location: C:\Users\NAME\Pictures\Screenshots.



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