PC How To's

How to Take a Screenshot on PC

Open Snipping Tool and take a screenshot

Applies to: Windows 10

Mouse and keyboard

  • To open Snipping Tool, select the Start  button, type snipping tool, and then select it in the search results.

  • To choose the type of snip you want, select Mode (or, in older versions of Windows, the arrow next to New), and then choose Free-formRectangularWindow, or Full-screen Snip. When making free-form or rectangular snips, use your mouse to select the area that you want to capture.

    Snipping tool mode options
  • To take a new screenshot using the same mode you used last, select New.

  • Use the Save and Copy buttons at the top of the snip to save or copy it to the clipboard.

Keyboard only

  • To open Snipping Tool, press the Start  key, type snipping tool, and then press Enter. (There's no keyboard shortcut to open Snipping Tool.)
  • To choose the type of snip you want, press Alt + M keys and then use the arrow keys to choose Free-formRectangularWindow, or Full-screen Snip, and then press Enter. (Alt + M is available only with the latest update to Windows 10). When making a rectangular snip, hold down Shift and use the arrow keys to select the area you want to snip.

  • To take a new screenshot using the same mode you used last, press Alt + N keys.

  • To save your snip, press Ctrl + S keys. To copy it to the clipboard, press Ctrl + C keys.

How to Use Dell Command Update

How to use Dell Command Update software in three easy steps


**Please repeat these 3 steps after you have completed them one time**

Step 1. Type Dell or Dell Command in the search to find the software. 

Step 2. Click on Check

Step 3. Click Install 

This will install any necessary driver or firmware updates, you may see a message  to restart after the install has completed. 

Please repeat steps 1-3 once you have restarted your laptop to see if there are any  pending installs/restarts, if you fail to do this your issues may not be resolved.