In Windows 8, Microsoft added a useful option - the ability to take a screenshot and save it automatically to a file with hotkeys. If you press Win + PrintScreen keys simultaneously, your screen will be dimmed for a fraction of a second and an image of the captured screen will be placed in the folder at This PC -> Pictures -> Screenshots. It is possible to change this location so screenshots automatically get saved at the new location. Today we will see how it can be done.
To set the screenshots location to some other path than the default, you need to open the Pictures folder.
This can be done by visiting This PC folder in File Explorer. The Pictures folder is pinned on the top of the This PC folder. Tip: see how to open This PC instead of Quick Access in Windows 10 File Explorer.
Once you open This PC\Pictures folder, you will see your Screenshots folder:
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