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Huge email pictures

by irishrock / December 29, 2009 12:13 AM PST

I have HP Photosmart 3.5 and when I email a picture it comes thru huge when I hit insert. Seems like at one time I had a pop-up that asked if I wanted to resize for email....haven't seen that for awhile. I have Win xp & outlook express. thanks

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I Use Irfanview
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / December 29, 2009 1:00 AM PST
In reply to: Huge email pictures

Irfanview is a picture viewer program that also lets you resize the picture easily.. Download and install the program from the link below..

Once that's done, open the program, click on "File" in the upper left, choose "Open", then navigate to the appropriately saved picture file on your hard drive, then double click on the picture to open it in Irfanview. Once the picture is open, then click on "Image" in the upper left, choose "Resize/Resample" and then select the size of your choice.. To make it simple, click on the "Half" button and the file size will be reduces substantially. Then save the new file to your folder of choice. Any other size changes can also be made..

Hope this helps.


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Re: Huge email pictures "Easy Fix"
by Tufenuf / December 29, 2009 4:54 AM PST
In reply to: Huge email pictures

rishrock, If you right click on a image file and choose "Send to mail recipient" and you don't get the "Make all my pictures smaller" do the following.

Click Start>Run the copy & paste or type in:

regsvr32 shimgvw.dll

Click OK

Note that there is a space between the 2 and the s

You can also go to the link below, scroll down to line 269 (left column) and click on the underscored "Enable" in (Disable or Enable Resize Graphic - Send To) to download a reg file fix.
Save the REG File to your hard disk. Double click it and answer yes to the import prompt.


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thanks, Tufenuf
by irishrock / December 29, 2009 5:15 AM PST

I did the right click thing & it worked, I think I need to write that down cause I'll forget again...LOL
I downloaded the ...but I couldn't figure it out.
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