Once you have your screen on ie the certain part you want to take a screen shot of, press Print Screen on your key board. Next go to Start Menu, Programs,Accessories and Locate paint....Once you open paint up then go to Edit/Paste and the screen shot you pressed Print Screen on will appear in your paint program...Once you have pasted it then resize it or cut out what ever you want and save it...If you have a Paint program such as Adobe Photoshop you can do the same there or once you have saved it with Paint Program open it with Adobe ect and edit it to how ever you want then save it as a JPG or GIF for the net...........
AAPlus, you don't say exactly what the problem is you are having with MSPaint.
There are really several stages to the process.
The first is simply capturing the "foreground" window for copy/pasting. You can do this by pressing the alt+Print keys and the image will be placed in the Clipboard.
The second is in saving it in a form other than bmp. You may or may not be able to do this with your MSPaint. Jpeg and gif file types are really needed to compress the image for convenient use. If this is not available in your MSPaint, you can either do the "Fix" here:
Once you have the image saved it needs to be uploaded to a url in most cases. On this site you can use the "attach file" option, but in most other cases you will need a webhost. One I've seen recommended ( I can't recommend the one I use unless you have an ftp program installed), is Boomspeed:
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