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I have windows 7 ultimate build 7600,but i can't seem to find the snipping tool anywhere

It used to be there,but i can't find it anymore,I tried the start menu search,but no use

it's not even in the accessories menu

I also tried to reinstall the "tablet PC" part in "windows features" but that also didn't work

what has gone wrong?

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Recreate a shortcut to it in the Start Menu. The target is %windir%\system32\SnippingTool.exe.

Maybe it was inadvertently removed?

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I found it inside that directory,made a shortcut to it on the desktop,thanks a lot :) –  Mahmoud Hossam Nov 5 '09 at 12:09
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I upgraded to Windows 7 and the snipping tool IS most definitely there. I know this because I saw it on the start menu as soon as I clicked the 'start' icon.

I'm running Ultimate, so maybe it's only in that SKU.

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mine is ultimate too –  Mahmoud Hossam Nov 5 '09 at 12:04
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If you like snipping tools ... have you looked at Lightscreen Portable

Lightscreen Portable your tool for screenshots Lightscreen Portable is an easy to use screenshot app packaged as a portable app so you can take pictures of the current in-use desktop wherever you go. You can place it on your USB flash drive, iPod, portable hard drive or a CD and use it on any computer, without leaving any personal information behind.

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