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How can I make a screenshot on Macbook pro using Windows 7? The keyboard does not include a special key for this function.

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If you are using Bootcamp, Apple has provided documentation of key mappings:

print screen = fn + ⇧ shift + F11

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Your best option would be to use the snipping tool that comes with Windows 7.

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Snipping Tool is available only in the Home Premium, Professional, Ultimate, and Enterprise editions of Windows 7. If @user1007241 has a different version of Windows, they will not have this tool. –  iglvzx Oct 28 '11 at 17:39

Like Davo says, use the on screen keyboard when you can not use or remember the key combo.

Start -> Accessories -> Accessibilty -> On screen keyboard. Then slide it mostly out of the way while you can still click the print screen key with your mouse pointer. Edit away the on screen keyboard from the shot later if you want to.

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Since you are now using Windows keyboard on your MacBook Pro, thus it's no wonder that the default way of pressing "Command+Shift+4" won't work. But you can try other alternative ways, such as Skitch and bundled Apple utility – GrabMac to take a screenshot on your MacBook Pro. To know more details, you can read on this article on how to screenshot on Mac.

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Hi try using the on screen keyboard and hit prt scrn

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You know that a macbook has no prt scrn button? –  Rob Mar 18 '13 at 8:22
    
You know he said on screen keyboard? It's a program, not the device keyboard. Worked nicely. Start "Onboard", hit the button marked "123", then the "Prnt" button. Even works for capturing a specific window - just focus that window, then do as above, but hold "Alt" on your real keyboard while you hit "Prnt" on the virtual one. –  themightyjon Feb 10 at 1:40

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