Problem

By default, Microsoft Outlook 2003 does not download any
images in HTML e-mails. This is a good security precaution, but it can be an
annoyance if you receive regular HTML e-mails, such as newsletters from trusted
sources, because you have to manually right-click on the graphic slots and then
download the images in order to read many of these e-mails.

Solution

You can change the Outlook 2003 settings so that images are
automatically downloaded when you view or open the message. Here’s how you do
it:

  1. Click
    Tools | Options
  2. Click
    the Security tab
  3. Click
    the Change Automatic Download Settings button
  4. Uncheck
    the box Don’t Download Pictures Or Other Content Automatically In HTML
    E-mail.

Figure A

Outlook options under the Security tab

If you’d like to retain some caution, then you can keep the
default setting for the box Warn Me Before Downloading Content When Editing, Forwarding,
Or Replying To E-mail. If not, then you can uncheck that box as well.

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