Description:

This article provides the solution for Snip & Sketch which may provide an "ms-screenclip link" error or just not respond when the hotkey (win+shift+s) is used.


Solution:

  1. Right click the start button in the bottom left of the screen and select PowerShell(admin)
  2. Click yes on the prompt that appears on screen.
  3. Copy and paste the following command and hit enter.

    DISM /Online /Add-Capability /CapabilityName:Windows.Client.ShellComponents~~~~0.0.1.0


  4. Once the loading bar goes away close the program and snip & sketch should now work

Verify Fix:

  • Snipping can be checked with either the hotkey (windows key+shift+s) or by opening snip and sketch and clicking new

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