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Internet Explorer Does Not Save Graphics Files in the Proper Format

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by sreedchi, Aug 17, 2003.

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  1. sreedchi

    sreedchi Thread Starter

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    In Internet Explorer, I can't "Save Picture As" a .GIF file (or whatver it is). Internet Explorer only gives me a .BMP option.

    I know Microsoft lists this as a known problem.
    http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=260650

    When I select Tools, Options, General tab and select the Delete Files button - my IE freezes up - it is too many files for it to handle.

    If I go into the Temporary Internet Files directory and try to delete all the files, it freezes up my Windows Explorer. I have to delete the files one-by-one - this takes forver.

    Any ideas?


    Thanks.
     
  2. Yourbippy

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    Try Safe Mode or boot into command and go to the directory and delete the files. When you restart press F8 and make the selection.
     
  3. Rick1953

    Rick1953

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    If Windows gives you a hard time deleting your temp internet files Ki-Washer will do it for free.
    http://www.kalavath.co.uk/

    Until you can sort out the save file as problem InFran View will convert those BMP files to GIF for free.
    http://www.irfanview.com/
     
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