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14-Nov-2003, 11:35 AM #1
pictures won't show up
when i use internet explorer none of the pictures will show up! well almost every one of thme just turns to an "red x" thing. please help soon, thank you
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14-Nov-2003, 02:06 PM #2
Hi Giraph

Here's everything I have on the dredded Red X

1. Go to - View - encoding - select "western european (windows)" repair ie if not sticking

2. Check that Show Pictures has not been disabled:

On the Tools menu, click Internet Options\Advanced - scroll down to Multimedia and
tick " Show Pictures"
untick "show image placeholders"
Click OK .

3. Restore Default Associations for Graphics File Types :

Go to Folder Options/File Types, and make sure that the following file types are associated by default with Microsoft Internet Explorer (Iexplore.exe):
ART image (.art)
GIF image (.gfa, .gif)
JPEG image (.jfif, .jpe, .jpeg, .jpg)

4. Install the latest version of "Microsoft Virtual Machine"

5. It could be caused by your firewall

6. If some of the images are on adverts and you have "spyblocker" installed - this will not only block some ad's but also show a red X instead of a picture

7. Of course it could be that the pictures are no longer on the website - could you give an example of website and picture which is not working for you ?

8." cleaning " your computer may also clear this problem so....
delete your temporary files.....your temporary internet files.....and clear your ie history

9. Check out this Microsoft link :-

Web Page Displays an Image As a Red X or Not at All (Q283807) :-

10. (Thanks to Rollin' Rog) See this Norton link regarding NIS

Also try disabling the "privacy" feature, we've seen that cause problems as well...

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14-Nov-2003, 03:24 PM #3
okay well here's some examples and the link for the visual machine didnt work but i got it from somewhere else, and the examples are... (with blue crap because they are gif format)
so i tried everything you said except the firewall which im not sure what to do with that, maybe the router firewall is doing something? but all teh other computers in the house on the router can see that.... so i dont know, doesnt work when i put it on dmz either. soo more help needed!
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