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Can't Delete OLD PHOTOS From Email History

by mike281 / January 22, 2013 2:11 PM PST

I am using Windows 7+Yahoo Mail. At the very bottom left, next to the area where you create a Yahoo email, there is a 'button' which displays all the photos which have been attached to prior emails.
Clicking on a photo gives a removal option. I have tried this, the photo temporarily deletes, but does not go to the recycle bin as it should.
When I go back to the old email photos, it is back again and not removed. Maybe I'm doing something incorrectly, or this isn't the proper way to remove these hundreds of photos that have been building up for a few years.
I hope someone can help me with this problem! Thanks!

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Yahoo mail doesn't
by glb613 / January 22, 2013 8:09 PM PST

put photos on your computer unless you choose to download them. Have you delete the mail in question?

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Can't Delete Old Photos
by mike281 / January 24, 2013 2:52 PM PST
In reply to: Yahoo mail doesn't

THANX for your help! I forgot all about deleting the EMAIL first, so when I clicked delete on the photos, of course they would not delete! Thank you so much! Mike

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by pgc3 / January 22, 2013 10:50 PM PST

So, besides Email where else in the system have you looked for the photos? Downloads, Documents, Pictures???

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