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keeps saving pictures as BMPs

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by lexmarks567, Feb 10, 2007.

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  1. lexmarks567

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    My computer now is saving pictures as BMPs . Any JPG image I copy it saves it as BMP how do I fix this. saving it as a JPG does not give me that option. Only in paint
     
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    hmm not having this problem in firefox just IE. did what it said for IE but still trys to save it as BMP. the only option would be to move the temporay internet files folder.But Im not sure I want to do that.
     
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    Shut down IE, empty the temp files from the Control Panel > Internet Options, and restart IE. That should solve the problem. If not, try a reboot after deleting the files.
     
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    could it be my java is the problem. got a link where I can update
     
  6. Elvandil

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    Java wouldn't have anything to do with this particular problem.
     
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    I to have this same problem. No matter what I've tried they still save as .bmp. The only thing I haven't done is try moving the file to another location but I'm not sure about doing that. Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products but hasn't issued a fix.:mad: Is there something else I might try? I use hotmail and this has been happening for about 2 months now. Could ActiveX be the cause?
     
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    Thanks DoubleHelix, the things that link listed is what I've already tried. I did notice that clicking on website pictures came up as jpeg but the ones I get in email still show up as bmp when I right click to "save picture as".
     
  10. Carey934

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    Try downloading and running ccleaner on your system and see if that helps.

    www.ccleaner.com
     
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