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The printscreen button doesn't work on our university computers, so I'm looking for a simple free screenshot tool that can be installed on a USB drive.

this question is similar: Screenshot utilities for Windows though I'm looking for something specifically portable.

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FastStone Capture fits the bill quite well.

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Ideal. simple UI with window capture or user specified area (as well as others). opens the screenshot straight away. number of saveas options. Unzip to USB drive –  JamesHenare Dec 15 '10 at 2:34

Lightscreen Portable is another alternative.

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Unfortuately wouldn't install on my USB because of 'restrictions' in place on the University computers (possibly blocking installers?). May well suit others needs. –  JamesHenare Dec 15 '10 at 2:36

One more to the list which I have used extensively is Cropper which uses Print screen and Alt+Print screen as shortcuts.

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Bit late to this part but many consider PicPick the best screen captured program and it comes in a portable version too

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