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How to extract Images from Word Documents (.docx and .doc files)

Have you ever tried for extracting the images from any word document, either from a .docx or a .doc file?

Well, that’s very easy and here is the procedure to do that,

Extracting images from a .docx file :

The .docx format files are XML-based files and uses XML in the background to organize and store the data

The .docx file format was introduced by Microsoft with its product Office 2007. Basically this format is just like the .zip format file, and hence you can extract its contents just like a .zip file, and get the images out – from that extracted content.

In short, just rename .docx file extension to .zip after making the copy of original file. If you are not able to see the extension after that word file, then you will have to make the file extensions visible.

Then extract this zip file to a folder.

Open that folder, and you’ll see that all the images from the .docx file are placed in Word > Media folder.

Coming onto the image extraction for .doc file :

Well, there are 3 methods for extracting the images from .doc documents. All of them are quite easy, however you should use the 1st method if you have got the requirement for extracting just 1 or 2 images from that document.

But if you have multiple images to be extracted, then the 2nd and 3rd methods would be much easier.

Procedure 1 : Launch MS Word by Opening that .doc file(s). Now click onto the resize button (the resize button is placed in middle of Word Window’s top right corner), and drag and drop the image to an folder or somewhere else in the PC, to copy the image in that folder/place. Select Yes if you get some Active Dialog Desktop box(s), and the image will get saved there.

Procedure 2 : After opening the Word document, visit File > Save As, and choose HTML Document as Save As type section.

Extract Images From Word Documents (.doc and .docx files)

Now save that document to HTML format, if you get some warning like all the formatting will be lost and so on, ignore that & save the file as HTML.

Then go to the folder where you have saved the files as html. You will get all images which were there in that Word document.

Procedure 3 : If you have Microsoft Office 2007 or greater installed on your computer, then save the .doc as .docx and use the procedure for extracting images from .docx file as mentioned above.


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Creating Disc Image ISO File From a Folder or CD/DVD

Most of the times, there is a need to create the disc image file or an ISO file from the contents of CD/DVD or of a folder. Here is an easy procedure to convert a folder to a disc image file or an ISO file.

Just download a free software / tool named Folder2ISO. There will be no need to install it, it’s portable. To run the software, just double-clicking on that. Select the folder which you want to convert to an ISO format file. Then hit the Select Output option / button and fill out the name of the resulting ISO file. Now, click on Generate ISO button.

How to Create ISO or Disc Image File From a Folder

You will get an ISO file from the folder within a few seconds or depending upon your computer’s hardware configuration and folder/CD/DVD space.

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Check if Your Processor Supports Virtualization

Your processor must support the Virtualization, if you want to install and run any OS by using VMware or some other virtualization software.

Checking Virtualization on Intel Processors : If you are having a computer with Intel processor equipped in it, then you can install the Intel Processor Identification / Compatibility Checking Program to check whether your Intel processor supports virtualization or not. Now run that and accept the EULA. You will come to know about your processor inner details thereafter.

You can particularly look for the virtualization support in the results page of the Intel Virtualization Technology support.

How To Check if Your Processor Supports Virtualization Technology

Checking Virtualization on AMD Processor : Well, If you do have a computer system with AMD processor equipped in it, then you can choose to install the AMD VT Identification / Compatibility Checking Program to check whether your system supports the virtualization or not.

Rest Processors: If you do have the computer system with some other processor equipped in it, then install the Microsoft Hardware Virtualization Detection Program. Microsoft Hardware Virtualization Detection Program is a nice virtualization detection utility which also works with AMD and Intel processors. you will have to run the utility and the results come in front of you.

If hardware virtualization is supported by your processor and enabled in BIOS, then this below message would be displayed,

How To Check if Your Processor Supports Virtualization Technology

If you processor supports the virtualization system, but its disabled from the BIOS (Basic Input Output System), then following example will be displayed.

How To Check if Your Processor Supports Virtualization Technology

But, if your processor doesn’t support virtualization system, then it will display the following,

How To Check if Your Processor Supports Virtualization Technology

If still any problems persists, you can use the comment form provided below.

Enjoy! 🙂

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How to Close All Running Applications on Single Click In Windows PC

If you are a professional user and most of the times you feel that many applications are running, which are just wasting the memory and slowing up the computer as well.

If you go ahead and close each of them one by one, it will involve around 15 – 20 clicks or more.
You might be thinking “How to Close All Running Programs At Once whether in Windows XP, Vista or 7”.

But now, windows users can close all the running applications with a single click just by using a very small pc application. Close All is a small application software, which can close all running applications at one click.
Close All on Windows 7 TaskbarClose All is portable and hence doesn’t need any installation to eat your hard-disk memory unnecessarily. Just download the zipped folder provided below and extract it on your pc. Open its .exe file on your computer to close all running applications thereafter. While closing all application, if any exceptions are desired from your side, it could be enabled in the same.

Close All on Windows 7 TaskbarYou can run Close All on Windows 7, Vista and XP. Windows 7 users can also pin the exe file on the taskbar to easily access that, while Windows XP and Vista users could make it by creating desktop shortcut. Once you will close all running application, you will not face any error messages like “No response” or something from your PC. Memory resources will be released and your computer’s response time will be less for newly opened application.

Download Close All (Size is equivalent to 36 KB)

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All Windows Phone 7 Apps via Bing Visual Gallery

Now you can check All of the Windows Phone 7 Apps (Applications) in the Microsoft Bing Visual Gallery itself.

Microsoft has recently launched the Bing Visual Gallery for the Windows Phone 7 applications, where you can get almost all the Windows Phone 7 applications.

Check All Windows Phone 7 Apps in Bing Visual Gallery

There are enormous Categories provided in the Bing Visual Gallery like video, music, business, lifestyle, games, health and fitness ans so on. Apps could also be sorted down by using the popular pre-defined filters like top-rated, top-free, top-paid and so on.

The visual gallery displays a complete information about each app. along with the reviews and screenshots, after you click on a particular.

Click here to see the Windows Phone 7 Applications in Visual Bing Gallery

Please note that to see the Visual Bing Gallery, you will need Silverlight installed on your computer (From Microsoft). If you are using a Linux Operating System, then read here – How to install and allow silverlight animations to be opened on your browser in Linux.

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Listen To Hindi Bollywood Songs Online on Google Music

Usually to listen any Hindi Song from some movie, people either download it from some free music sharing website or try to find it on YouTube.

But now Google music has changed the way to to listen the bollywood songs.

Google Music
Google Music

After partnerships with and, Google has launched a portal for the Indian Music, where poeple can listen to their favorite songs, almost from all the bollywood movies, a few hollywood movies (e.g. titanic), and individually composed music albums.

It is very easy to find any specific song in Google Song Listening Service. You can apply the filters like movie title, song name, actors’ name, singer’s name, and so on. You can listen to any song online at this page no matter how old or new it is.

Tip: You can use “new songs” query, to see the list of songs, sorted by the release dates.

The only disadvantage of it is, at present the music streaming is done by Flash, which makes it useless for the digital devices like PDA, Smartphones / mobile phones (Where flash is disabled).

However the phones having support of flash could use this service.

As it’s only acting as a search engine for the music, so no playlist support is provided yet. Moreover it is still in the Google Labs, and some more features may be added soon for the public releases.

Till then, enjoy online listening to Hindi Bollywood Music on your Phone or Computer/Laptop.