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opening E-Mail pictures

by 182385 / February 13, 2006 2:15 AM PST

I have windows XP OS and my provider is earthlink my E-mail is Earthlonk total Access.The problem I have that when i get mail with pictures in them I can't view them there is a square box in the upper left corner of the window with a red x in it. a bigger outline around that like there would be a picture but nothing appears. Can any on help with this problem I am a novice but do no a little about setting and so forth. Ted Wright

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Try right-clicking
by Amos16 / February 13, 2006 2:37 AM PST

on the red square, and if you get a line saying "show pictures" doubleclick on it. this should do it - Amos.

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opening E-Mail
by 182385 / February 13, 2006 11:55 AM PST
In reply to: Try right-clicking

Amos I have tried that and it does nnot work. Ted

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by Amos16 / February 13, 2006 8:16 PM PST
In reply to: opening E-Mail

Then you probably have a firewall setting that does not allow attachments with pix. In that case I would suggest lowering the barrier a little so that they can get through. Amos.

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Another possibility
by Amos16 / February 13, 2006 10:42 PM PST
In reply to: opening E-Mail

is that your basic settings do not allow it. Have a look at Internet options/Advanced/Multimedia. Next to "show pictures" it should have an affirmative click. If it does not, that is if the square is white, click on it. Good luck - Amos.

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images won't open in email
by giorgitd / March 8, 2006 1:21 AM PST
In reply to: Another possibility

Amos16; checked my "advanced internet options" and
all boxes checked correctly in multimedia. Still,
not working! Amos16, there are some other applications to try for this problem in Computer Help.

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images in e-mails won't open
by giorgitd / March 8, 2006 1:14 AM PST
In reply to: Try right-clicking

Amos16: it doesn't work.

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This can be complex
by phantazy / February 14, 2006 2:32 AM PST
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opening images in e-mails
by giorgitd / March 8, 2006 1:36 AM PST

Ted, I am new to this method of researching, but I am so glad to have found a way to communicate. I too, have been having the same problem with my images: Gif,
Jpeg, Clip Art. I have been searching everywhere for
answers. Last week, I found several other applications on the Computer Help Forum, I haven't tried yet. Right-clicking "show picture" does not work. And, speaking for myself, "advanced internet options" multimedia, all my boxes are correct and still I am having trouble receiving and sending. Funny thing, I can email myself an image from one account to another and sometimes it works!

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Re: opening images in e-mails
by Tufenuf / March 8, 2006 2:40 AM PST

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