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Pictures don't display in Outlook Express Mail

by hafnerk / September 30, 2004 6:32 AM PDT

If I access my e-mail through the web browser, I can see .jpg or any other files that are attached to my mail. When that same mail is opened in Outlook Express all I get is the placeholder with the little X in the upper left corner.

I tried looking in TechNet but found nothing usefull so I figured I would try here.

Anyone have any idea's?

Thanks!

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Re: Pictures don't display in Outlook Express Mail
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 30, 2004 6:52 AM PDT

I'd try IEFIX first. Hint: google.com

Next, a MSVP wrote:

Web Page Displays an Image As a Red X or Not at All (Q283807):
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=283807
Q246186 - OLEXP: Image May Not Appear in Message Received with
Outlook Express:
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=246186
OLEXP: Image May Not Appear in Message Sent with Outlook Express
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=171908
OLEXP: Images in E-Mail Messages Are Missing After You Apply Stationery http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=256974
Some types of images don't display
http://insideoe.tomsterdam.com/problems/bugs.htm#nopreview
Additionally it has been reported that the use of AdSubtract, and/or GetRight can also cause this. Some users have found they must set encoding in Internet Explorer to Western European (Windows) vs. ISO so that's something else to check.

Bob

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Re: Pictures don't display in Outlook Express Mail
by hafnerk / September 30, 2004 10:57 PM PDT

Thank you very much for the suggestions!

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Re: Pictures don't display in Outlook Express Mail
by Geneius / October 7, 2004 8:04 PM PDT

I am rather late to this forum but will add my comment anyway.
In Outlook Express, click on tools, options and then security tab. Under download images, see if box is checked to block images in html messages.

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Re: Pictures don't display in Outlook Express Mail
by hsulli / October 8, 2004 9:40 AM PDT

While in OE, click Tools > Options > Connection. Under "Internet Connection Settings" click "Change" and then click the tab "Advanced". Scroll down to "Multimedia" and check off the box "show pictures"...also make sure that "show image download placeholders" is NOT checked. My OE is version 6 & tabs might appear slightly different on your version, but it's the "Advanced" tab that you want to look for. Cheers!

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Re: Pictures don't display in Outlook Express Mail
by juanita / October 10, 2004 12:38 PM PDT

To: hsulli

In response to your tip re 'pictures don't display on OE email' , I, too have that problem on occasion.

Went to check your suggestion, and found that my system is set up correctly.

Any more ideas?
juanita@cpros.com

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Picture don't display in Outlook Express Mail
by ahenry97 / August 15, 2005 1:48 AM PDT

In Outlook Express,
Select Options on the Tools Menu
On the Security Tab, under Download Images,
Uncheck, "Block images and other external content in HTML e-mail"

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I also have the problem...
by SamDovels / February 7, 2006 5:02 AM PST

The setting above in the security tab is not applicable ONLY if you have SP2 in Windows XP. (according to Microsoft).

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(NT) (NT) Seems it's time for SP2?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 7, 2006 5:38 AM PST
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