How to Capture Screen Shots with Windows Vista
In order to capture the current screen you are viewing, the Vista snipping tool needs to be installed. Once it has been installed it is a good practice to restart your computer.
Now, you need to click on the Snipping Tool link and the Snipping Tool will become noticeable in the middle of the screen. Now click on options and then click on the display icon found in the Quick Launch Toolbar so it has a tick mark next to it. Click Ok, and then click the option that shows X in the top right corner.
Then, click on the file and save as to save the captured copy to your system Choose .JPG or .GIF and save the copy to your hard drive. It's just as simple as that now you can use it for whatever purpose you need to.