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I take a lot of screenshots of the work I do and paste them in to Photoshop (CS2). Sometimes, every other print screen event does nothing, and when I go to paste in Photoshop, it just pastes the same screen from before, not the latest one. This is so infuriating that I start punching things and wanting to throw my laptop against the wall.

I've tried to figure it out, looked for answers, but I see nothing anywhere about this. I swear this was happened on my XP system as well. I have been unable to duplicate this issue with pasting screenshots in to Word, so I figure it has something to do with how Photoshop imports the clipboard.

I've tried mashing the Print Screen key about 10 times before reentering Photoshop, but that doesn't help. Has anyone else dealt with this annoyance and figured out a solution?

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Can you please let us know how much RAM your PC has. –  Dave Oct 2 '12 at 12:24
    
Can you try using Snipping Tool to take the screenshots? (Its a built-in Windows 7 tool meant to take screenshots) –  Ganesh R. Oct 2 '12 at 12:29
    
Regarding Snipping Tool, I tried it out, and I wasn't able to duplicate the issue I mentioned above, but it adds a lot of hassle to the process. To use it, I would need to bounce between three different programs instead of two. –  Exit Oct 2 '12 at 12:39
    
It seems to be the less annoying solution, but if I hit Ctrl-C before PrtSc, it seems to force it to work. –  Exit Oct 17 '12 at 4:34
    
Nope, hitting Ctrl-C prior does not help anything, it still isn't working right. I have to assume that there is an error in Photoshop CS2 that doesn't properly import the clipboard (or possibly notice it was changed). –  Exit Oct 19 '12 at 22:18

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