How to use the Problem Steps Recorder in Windows 7

One interesting feature of Windows 7 is the Problem Steps Recorder which function is to capture every step you take, even including the text description when you click and screenshots, including every click.

Problem Steps Recorder
Problem Steps Recorder

To study its use, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Start Menu, and type psr.exe. Press Enter.
  2. psr
  3. An application will appear in front of you.
  4. Problem Steps Recorder Menu
  5. Click the arrows that show Help, and press the Settings option.
  6. Settings
  7. Here, you can make changes such as setting a Output Location, and the number Screen capture to be stored. When finished, click OK.
  8. Settings Menu
    Settings Menu
  9. To start a record, click the Start Record.
  10. You can add comments by clicking the Add Comment button, and fill in the comment fields.
  11. Press the Stop Record button when finished.
  12. Fill in the name of file, and place the file is in your desired location, file will be shaped as .Zip. Click Save.
  13. Extract the zip folder, and open file MHTML in it using a browser to see every move recorded by the psr.


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