How to Extract Text, Images and Photos from Google Books

Google Books contains tons and tons of free, ebooks. That’s why you might be tempted to download and extract text, articles and images from Google in order to have them available offline on your computer. Actually, it is quite easy to download Google Books as there are tons of free applications which solve this issue. However, I hear a lot of people saying that they would like to download a book or a single image, for example. Or copy and paste some text from a specific page. Well, actually there is no option to extract text from a page of your choice because almost all ebooks are copyrighted (that’s why you can not get any text or photos!). In Google Books only a small percentage is available for download as they are public domain ebooks. However, in the Internet there are some nice tools which let you download whole books and convert inner Google Books patterns to links. This means that you will be able to get any image, photo or picture from any page you want, for free!

Google Book Downloader userscript is a nice extension for your browser which places a small download button in the left upper corner of any Google Books webpage. If you click the button the script will create a left pane full of links for the book or magazine you wish to download. For each page of a given book a corresponding link will be created (so that you will be able to download single pages). Of course if on a page there is a photo or picture you will also be able to download it!

To use this script you will need the Firefox browser and the GreaseMonkey addon.


How to Uninstall Gamevance Textlinks

Lately a lot of users are trying to uninstall and remove a new Internet pestware called Gamevance textlinks. Basically, it is nothing else than mischievous game advertisements (ads) adware which, once clicked, will install a textlink plugin or extension on your browser. Next time you try to make an Internet search, Gamevance will bring up an advertisement associated with the keyword you are looking for. Useless to say, this causes a lot of annoyance to users which as a consequence will try to get rid of it. Sadly,there is not Gamevance text links removal tool available on the Internet. Furthermore, as soon as you uninstall or disable it, the pestware will come back thanks to a kind of re-installation automated process which is triggered when you re-open your favorite browser orturn on your Windows OS. At the time writing Gameavance is only affecting Firefox while no annoying issue have been reported with Internet Explorer or Google Chrome. Let’s see how to get rid of it, permanetly.
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How to Turn Off Automatic Hyperlinks in Microsoft Office Word

If you write a lot of documents with Office Word, you know that one of the most annoying things while writing a web address is that Word automatically hyperlinks it so that, if a reader clicks it, he will be able to open the website without copying and pasting the address on the browser. If you don’t like the hyperlinking feature, this small trick will show you how to turn off and disable the automatic hyperlink feature from Office Word.
First of all let me tell you that there is a quick trick to remove the hyperlink from a web address. Simply, highlighting the text then, right after that, press these two keys: CTRL+U. If instead you are looking for something “permanent” follow these easy steps:

Word 2007

1.Click the Office button located on the top-right side of the window.
2.Click the Word Options button.
3.On he left pane, click AutoCorrect Options.
4.Now, click the AutoFormat As You Type tab.
5.Under Replace as You Type, untick Internet and Network Paths with Hyperlinks.
6.Click OK.
If instead you still own the old Word 2003, follow this tutorial:
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