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Anonymous
December 16, 2004 3:51:04 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?)

windows xp pro print screen no longer works.
and recently had to have the MOBO replaced (same chipset). For some reason,
right after that, when I hit PrintScreen (even with Alt, Ctl, etc.) it brings
up the print (to printer) screen, or does absolutely nothing at all. This
happens even with a screen print utility I use (Gadwin). I badly need to be
able to do screen prints for my work and can't seem to find anything related
to this on the web when Googling. I'm not trying to print DOS screens, either.

I do have a KVM and tried plugging the keyboard directly into my main
machine and tried PS on another machine running W2K Pro. Also, tried another
keyboard, and nothing is working. Tried playing w/video drivers, too.
I've tried:

Shift + PS = nothing
Ctl + PS = Printer screen
Alt + PS = Powerpoint opens

I've been using Gadwin w/XP Pro for over a year and never had any problem
with it. I reinstalled it but didn't uninstall it first. I can try that but I
don't think Gadwin is the culprit here 'cuz PS doesn't work when I toggle
over to my W2K machine which doesn't even have Gadwin installed. I can't seem
to get PS to copy anything to the clipboard at all on either machine; it goes
to the printer (I guess) which I don't print.
All's fine in the Device Manager
I am SO stumped!
I'm out of things to try and truly hope someone here might have a suggestion
for me. Please?
Thx!!

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Anonymous
December 17, 2004 2:41:53 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?)

Until you sort out your hardware problem you can use this free utility
http://www.321download.com/LastFreeware/page4.html

PrintKey 5.01se (last freeware version) OS: Win95/98/Me/NT/2000
PrintKey allows printing anything on the screen to the printer. Once loaded,
it sits in the task bar. Hit the Print Screen key on your keyboard and the
program grabs the current screen, and is ready to manipulate (cut, crop,
convert to gray scale, etc) then either print or save to file. Very
intuitive, easy to use interface. Low resource consumption.
Author/Home Page:
Download (384 kB)


"wawadave" <wawadave@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:4410623A-B99E-48EC-80B3-89CAADFB7DAA@microsoft.com...
> windows xp pro print screen no longer works.
> and recently had to have the MOBO replaced (same chipset). For some
> reason,
> right after that, when I hit PrintScreen (even with Alt, Ctl, etc.) it
> brings
> up the print (to printer) screen, or does absolutely nothing at all. This
> happens even with a screen print utility I use (Gadwin). I badly need to
> be
> able to do screen prints for my work and can't seem to find anything
> related
> to this on the web when Googling. I'm not trying to print DOS screens,
> either.
>
> I do have a KVM and tried plugging the keyboard directly into my main
> machine and tried PS on another machine running W2K Pro. Also, tried
> another
> keyboard, and nothing is working. Tried playing w/video drivers, too.
> I've tried:
>
> Shift + PS = nothing
> Ctl + PS = Printer screen
> Alt + PS = Powerpoint opens
>
> I've been using Gadwin w/XP Pro for over a year and never had any problem
> with it. I reinstalled it but didn't uninstall it first. I can try that
> but I
> don't think Gadwin is the culprit here 'cuz PS doesn't work when I toggle
> over to my W2K machine which doesn't even have Gadwin installed. I can't
> seem
> to get PS to copy anything to the clipboard at all on either machine; it
> goes
> to the printer (I guess) which I don't print.
> All's fine in the Device Manager
> I am SO stumped!
> I'm out of things to try and truly hope someone here might have a
> suggestion
> for me. Please?
> Thx!!
Anonymous
December 17, 2004 2:41:54 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?)

thx the hard ware issue was solved. but not able to use print screen function
any more.

"Kenny S" wrote:

> Until you sort out your hardware problem you can use this free utility
> http://www.321download.com/LastFreeware/page4.html
>
> PrintKey 5.01se (last freeware version) OS: Win95/98/Me/NT/2000
> PrintKey allows printing anything on the screen to the printer. Once loaded,
> it sits in the task bar. Hit the Print Screen key on your keyboard and the
> program grabs the current screen, and is ready to manipulate (cut, crop,
> convert to gray scale, etc) then either print or save to file. Very
> intuitive, easy to use interface. Low resource consumption.
> Author/Home Page:
> Download (384 kB)
>
>
> "wawadave" <wawadave@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:4410623A-B99E-48EC-80B3-89CAADFB7DAA@microsoft.com...
> > windows xp pro print screen no longer works.
> > and recently had to have the MOBO replaced (same chipset). For some
> > reason,
> > right after that, when I hit PrintScreen (even with Alt, Ctl, etc.) it
> > brings
> > up the print (to printer) screen, or does absolutely nothing at all. This
> > happens even with a screen print utility I use (Gadwin). I badly need to
> > be
> > able to do screen prints for my work and can't seem to find anything
> > related
> > to this on the web when Googling. I'm not trying to print DOS screens,
> > either.
> >
> > I do have a KVM and tried plugging the keyboard directly into my main
> > machine and tried PS on another machine running W2K Pro. Also, tried
> > another
> > keyboard, and nothing is working. Tried playing w/video drivers, too.
> > I've tried:
> >
> > Shift + PS = nothing
> > Ctl + PS = Printer screen
> > Alt + PS = Powerpoint opens
> >
> > I've been using Gadwin w/XP Pro for over a year and never had any problem
> > with it. I reinstalled it but didn't uninstall it first. I can try that
> > but I
> > don't think Gadwin is the culprit here 'cuz PS doesn't work when I toggle
> > over to my W2K machine which doesn't even have Gadwin installed. I can't
> > seem
> > to get PS to copy anything to the clipboard at all on either machine; it
> > goes
> > to the printer (I guess) which I don't print.
> > All's fine in the Device Manager
> > I am SO stumped!
> > I'm out of things to try and truly hope someone here might have a
> > suggestion
> > for me. Please?
> > Thx!!
>
>
>
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Anonymous
December 17, 2004 2:41:55 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?)

"wawadave" wrote:

> thx the hard ware issue was solved. but not able to use print screen function
> any more.
>
> "Kenny S" wrote:
>
> > Until you sort out your hardware problem you can use this free utility
> > http://www.321download.com/LastFreeware/page4.html
> >
> > PrintKey 5.01se (last freeware version) OS: Win95/98/Me/NT/2000
> > PrintKey allows printing anything on the screen to the printer. Once loaded,
> > it sits in the task bar. Hit the Print Screen key on your keyboard and the
> > program grabs the current screen, and is ready to manipulate (cut, crop,
> > convert to gray scale, etc) then either print or save to file. Very
> > intuitive, easy to use interface. Low resource consumption.
> > Author/Home Page:
> > Download (384 kB)
> >
> >
> > "wawadave" <wawadave@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > news:4410623A-B99E-48EC-80B3-89CAADFB7DAA@microsoft.com...
> > > windows xp pro print screen no longer works.
> > > and recently had to have the MOBO replaced (same chipset). For some
> > > reason,
> > > right after that, when I hit PrintScreen (even with Alt, Ctl, etc.) it
> > > brings
> > > up the print (to printer) screen, or does absolutely nothing at all. This
> > > happens even with a screen print utility I use (Gadwin). I badly need to
> > > be
> > > able to do screen prints for my work and can't seem to find anything
> > > related
> > > to this on the web when Googling. I'm not trying to print DOS screens,
> > > either.
> > >
> > > I do have a KVM and tried plugging the keyboard directly into my main
> > > machine and tried PS on another machine running W2K Pro. Also, tried
> > > another
> > > keyboard, and nothing is working. Tried playing w/video drivers, too.
> > > I've tried:
> > >
> > > Shift + PS = nothing
> > > Ctl + PS = Printer screen
> > > Alt + PS = Powerpoint opens
> > >
> > > I've been using Gadwin w/XP Pro for over a year and never had any problem
> > > with it. I reinstalled it but didn't uninstall it first. I can try that
> > > but I
> > > don't think Gadwin is the culprit here 'cuz PS doesn't work when I toggle
> > > over to my W2K machine which doesn't even have Gadwin installed. I can't
> > > seem
> > > to get PS to copy anything to the clipboard at all on either machine; it
> > > goes
> > > to the printer (I guess) which I don't print.
> > > All's fine in the Device Manager
> > > I am SO stumped!
> > > I'm out of things to try and truly hope someone here might have a
> > > suggestion
> > > for me. Please?
> > > Thx!!
> >
> >
> >
I use SnagIt for images of the screen. Costs a few dollars, but is so much
more flexible. http://www.techsmith.com/

When I read your question, Print Screen no longer works on my machines
either, but wasn't aware of it. Therefore, I'm of no help. WinXP Pro w/SP2 on
both .
Anonymous
December 17, 2004 2:41:55 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?)

On Thu, 16 Dec 2004 17:37:02 -0800, wawadave wrote:

> thx the hard ware issue was solved. but not able to use print screen function
> any more.

If you have a keyboard with one of those "lovely" F-Lock keys, press it.
Then try the print screen key again. After pressing the key, the capture is
in the clipboard. Open Paint or Wordpad and use the Paste command to create
a file that you can save or print.

--
Sharon F
MS-MVP ~ Windows Shell/User
Anonymous
December 17, 2004 2:41:56 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?)

thx!! maybe one of the mvp,s might have an idea or two!

"Chuck Davis" wrote:

>
>
> "wawadave" wrote:
>
> > thx the hard ware issue was solved. but not able to use print screen function
> > any more.
> >
> > "Kenny S" wrote:
> >
> > > Until you sort out your hardware problem you can use this free utility
> > > http://www.321download.com/LastFreeware/page4.html
> > >
> > > PrintKey 5.01se (last freeware version) OS: Win95/98/Me/NT/2000
> > > PrintKey allows printing anything on the screen to the printer. Once loaded,
> > > it sits in the task bar. Hit the Print Screen key on your keyboard and the
> > > program grabs the current screen, and is ready to manipulate (cut, crop,
> > > convert to gray scale, etc) then either print or save to file. Very
> > > intuitive, easy to use interface. Low resource consumption.
> > > Author/Home Page:
> > > Download (384 kB)
> > >
> > >
> > > "wawadave" <wawadave@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > > news:4410623A-B99E-48EC-80B3-89CAADFB7DAA@microsoft.com...
> > > > windows xp pro print screen no longer works.
> > > > and recently had to have the MOBO replaced (same chipset). For some
> > > > reason,
> > > > right after that, when I hit PrintScreen (even with Alt, Ctl, etc.) it
> > > > brings
> > > > up the print (to printer) screen, or does absolutely nothing at all. This
> > > > happens even with a screen print utility I use (Gadwin). I badly need to
> > > > be
> > > > able to do screen prints for my work and can't seem to find anything
> > > > related
> > > > to this on the web when Googling. I'm not trying to print DOS screens,
> > > > either.
> > > >
> > > > I do have a KVM and tried plugging the keyboard directly into my main
> > > > machine and tried PS on another machine running W2K Pro. Also, tried
> > > > another
> > > > keyboard, and nothing is working. Tried playing w/video drivers, too.
> > > > I've tried:
> > > >
> > > > Shift + PS = nothing
> > > > Ctl + PS = Printer screen
> > > > Alt + PS = Powerpoint opens
> > > >
> > > > I've been using Gadwin w/XP Pro for over a year and never had any problem
> > > > with it. I reinstalled it but didn't uninstall it first. I can try that
> > > > but I
> > > > don't think Gadwin is the culprit here 'cuz PS doesn't work when I toggle
> > > > over to my W2K machine which doesn't even have Gadwin installed. I can't
> > > > seem
> > > > to get PS to copy anything to the clipboard at all on either machine; it
> > > > goes
> > > > to the printer (I guess) which I don't print.
> > > > All's fine in the Device Manager
> > > > I am SO stumped!
> > > > I'm out of things to try and truly hope someone here might have a
> > > > suggestion
> > > > for me. Please?
> > > > Thx!!
> > >
> > >
> > >
> I use SnagIt for images of the screen. Costs a few dollars, but is so much
> more flexible. http://www.techsmith.com/
>
> When I read your question, Print Screen no longer works on my machines
> either, but wasn't aware of it. Therefore, I'm of no help. WinXP Pro w/SP2 on
> both .
Anonymous
December 17, 2004 11:19:01 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?)

Sharon F
MS-MVP ~ Windows Shell/User thank you very much this has solved the
problem!!!!!

"Sharon F" wrote:

> On Thu, 16 Dec 2004 17:37:02 -0800, wawadave wrote:
>
> > thx the hard ware issue was solved. but not able to use print screen function
> > any more.
>
> If you have a keyboard with one of those "lovely" F-Lock keys, press it.
> Then try the print screen key again. After pressing the key, the capture is
> in the clipboard. Open Paint or Wordpad and use the Paste command to create
> a file that you can save or print.
>
> --
> Sharon F
> MS-MVP ~ Windows Shell/User
>
Anonymous
December 17, 2004 2:29:38 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?)

On Fri, 17 Dec 2004 08:19:01 -0800, wawadave wrote:

> thank you very much this has solved the
> problem!!!!!

You're very welcome!
--
Sharon F
MS-MVP ~ Windows Shell/User
Anonymous
December 17, 2004 3:40:50 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?)

you just have to double click the printkey2000 icon on the taskbar and the
screen will be captured


"wawadave" <wawadave@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:1D969DB9-2561-48B0-941A-03548E71C07A@microsoft.com...
> thx the hard ware issue was solved. but not able to use print screen
> function
> any more.
>
> "Kenny S" wrote:
>
>> Until you sort out your hardware problem you can use this free utility
>> http://www.321download.com/LastFreeware/page4.html
>>
>> PrintKey 5.01se (last freeware version) OS: Win95/98/Me/NT/2000
>> PrintKey allows printing anything on the screen to the printer. Once
>> loaded,
>> it sits in the task bar. Hit the Print Screen key on your keyboard and
>> the
>> program grabs the current screen, and is ready to manipulate (cut, crop,
>> convert to gray scale, etc) then either print or save to file. Very
>> intuitive, easy to use interface. Low resource consumption.
>> Author/Home Page:
>> Download (384 kB)
>>
>>
>> "wawadave" <wawadave@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> news:4410623A-B99E-48EC-80B3-89CAADFB7DAA@microsoft.com...
>> > windows xp pro print screen no longer works.
>> > and recently had to have the MOBO replaced (same chipset). For some
>> > reason,
>> > right after that, when I hit PrintScreen (even with Alt, Ctl, etc.) it
>> > brings
>> > up the print (to printer) screen, or does absolutely nothing at all.
>> > This
>> > happens even with a screen print utility I use (Gadwin). I badly need
>> > to
>> > be
>> > able to do screen prints for my work and can't seem to find anything
>> > related
>> > to this on the web when Googling. I'm not trying to print DOS screens,
>> > either.
>> >
>> > I do have a KVM and tried plugging the keyboard directly into my main
>> > machine and tried PS on another machine running W2K Pro. Also, tried
>> > another
>> > keyboard, and nothing is working. Tried playing w/video drivers, too.
>> > I've tried:
>> >
>> > Shift + PS = nothing
>> > Ctl + PS = Printer screen
>> > Alt + PS = Powerpoint opens
>> >
>> > I've been using Gadwin w/XP Pro for over a year and never had any
>> > problem
>> > with it. I reinstalled it but didn't uninstall it first. I can try that
>> > but I
>> > don't think Gadwin is the culprit here 'cuz PS doesn't work when I
>> > toggle
>> > over to my W2K machine which doesn't even have Gadwin installed. I
>> > can't
>> > seem
>> > to get PS to copy anything to the clipboard at all on either machine;
>> > it
>> > goes
>> > to the printer (I guess) which I don't print.
>> > All's fine in the Device Manager
>> > I am SO stumped!
>> > I'm out of things to try and truly hope someone here might have a
>> > suggestion
>> > for me. Please?
>> > Thx!!
>>
>>
>>
Anonymous
December 17, 2004 4:28:15 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?)

Information only for those who do not like the F-Lock......

Jason Tsang has a couple of .REG files that will allow you to reverse the
default behaviour of the F Lock key.

One will change the default to "Off".
http://mvps.org/jtsang/flock.html


The other will eliminate the F Lock feature totally. This one I use!!
http://mvps.org/jtsang/flock-e.html

Both have an Undo.REG file with them.

Gord Dibben

On Fri, 17 Dec 2004 08:19:01 -0800, "wawadave"
<wawadave@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:

> Sharon F
>MS-MVP ~ Windows Shell/User thank you very much this has solved the
>problem!!!!!
>
>"Sharon F" wrote:
>
>> On Thu, 16 Dec 2004 17:37:02 -0800, wawadave wrote:
>>
>> > thx the hard ware issue was solved. but not able to use print screen function
>> > any more.
>>
>> If you have a keyboard with one of those "lovely" F-Lock keys, press it.
>> Then try the print screen key again. After pressing the key, the capture is
>> in the clipboard. Open Paint or Wordpad and use the Paste command to create
>> a file that you can save or print.
>>
>> --
>> Sharon F
>> MS-MVP ~ Windows Shell/User
>>
Anonymous
December 17, 2004 10:12:24 PM

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Try http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Bay/3053/

On Thu, 16 Dec 2004 12:51:04 -0800, "wawadave"
<wawadave@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:

>windows xp pro print screen no longer works.
>and recently had to have the MOBO replaced (same chipset). For some reason,
>right after that, when I hit PrintScreen (even with Alt, Ctl, etc.) it brings
>up the print (to printer) screen, or does absolutely nothing at all. This
>happens even with a screen print utility I use (Gadwin). I badly need to be
>able to do screen prints for my work and can't seem to find anything related
>to this on the web when Googling. I'm not trying to print DOS screens, either.
>
>I do have a KVM and tried plugging the keyboard directly into my main
>machine and tried PS on another machine running W2K Pro. Also, tried another
>keyboard, and nothing is working. Tried playing w/video drivers, too.
>I've tried:
>
>Shift + PS = nothing
>Ctl + PS = Printer screen
>Alt + PS = Powerpoint opens
>
>I've been using Gadwin w/XP Pro for over a year and never had any problem
>with it. I reinstalled it but didn't uninstall it first. I can try that but I
>don't think Gadwin is the culprit here 'cuz PS doesn't work when I toggle
>over to my W2K machine which doesn't even have Gadwin installed. I can't seem
>to get PS to copy anything to the clipboard at all on either machine; it goes
>to the printer (I guess) which I don't print.
>All's fine in the Device Manager
>I am SO stumped!
>I'm out of things to try and truly hope someone here might have a suggestion
>for me. Please?
> Thx!!
!