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Red X instead of a Graphic

By tbreisch ·
Frequently I see a Red X instead of a graphic...both in internet sites as well as distorted graphice inn the Eudora email I use.
I have tried many corrections, but the problems persist.
Oh, this failure is in both IE6 and FireFox browsers. Ted

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by BFilmFan In reply to Red X instead of a Graphi ...

Could be a number of things from insufficient system resources to too high security settings to low bandwidth.

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by tbreisch In reply to

I use Road Runner..have XP Pro with 512 megs ram...and have a 40 gig and 80 gig HD's

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by FreeTechie In reply to Red X instead of a Graphi ...

A google search will do you plenty good with the very little information that you have presented...

http://www.d-a-l.com/help/archive/index.php/t-9244.html

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by Quaint_Data In reply to Red X instead of a Graphi ...

hi ya there is several things you could try, you have not stated what you have tried so here goes a couple.
delete your history temp IE files cookies. Restore IE to defaults.
The reason for the red 'x' is that Outlook Express can't find the image on the recipient's computer. To fix this, make sure Outlook Express sends all images together with the message.
To fix broken images in emails written in Outlook Express:
? Select Tools | Options... from the menu in Outlook Express.
? Go to the Send tab.
? Click the HTML Settings... button under Mail Sending Format.
? Make sure Send pictures with messages is checked.
? Click OK.
? Click OK again.
Note: installing Hotbar may turn off the Send pictures with messages feature and thus break some stationery ? but now you know how to re-enable it.
Perform a repair of Internet Explorer.

How to Reinstall or Repair Internet Explorer and Outlook Express in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;318378
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CLick start > run >type in sfc /scannow {enter} and have your windows CD handy.
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For Eudora look here for tips>> http://its.med.yale.edu/email/Email_Top10.html

http://www.uic.edu/depts/accc/software/eudora/using.html

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by Toivo Talikka In reply to Red X instead of a Graphi ...

Have you checked the options which enable or disable downloading of pictures? In IE6 go to Internet Options - Advanced - Multimedia - Show Pictures, and in Firefox check under Tools - Options - Web Features - Load Images.

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