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I have an image posted at http://www.kansas.net/~wayne/machine.gif

It is a 16x16 pixel image that I need converted into an icon and then posted somewhere where I can download it.

two basic colors are black and red.  background needs to be transparent.

50 free points!!! (basically)

Can anyone help?

I've downloaded some free trials of icon editors and I'm not pleased with them.

Thanks
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by:Mikal613
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try microangelo 5.5
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by:p_sie
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I agree mith Mikal613, with Microangelo you can import a gif-file
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can't use microangelo.  Installed it last year - grace period is over.
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by:dds110
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tried that one too.  no matter how hard I tried, I couldn't get the back color to be transparent.
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right click and asve target
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by:p_sie
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Try using Microangelo on another computer
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by:dbrckovi
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http://www.geocities.com/dbrckovi/machine.zip

!!! Don't unzip it. Just rename extension to ICO.

Geocities doesn't allow me to upload ICO files.

If you get an error, go to www.geocities.com/dbrckovi and select it from the list.
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by:dbrckovi
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I didn't see Mikal613's comment.
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by:dds110
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mikal613 and dbrckovi

my server nazis have those sites blocked.  Can't get to 'em.
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p_sie,

Not an option...
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by:dds110
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mikal613,

found your site page http://alleniverson3.20megsfree.com/Openpage.html

I can see it, just can't download it.  Perhaps you could rename it with a zip or text extension....just maybe.
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by:Mikal613
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what sites can you access?
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you cant right click it and save target?
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http://alleniverson3.20megsfree.com/Openpage.html

I click the link and get this funky error

Remote Host: [207.250.27.35]

You do not have permission to access http://alleniverson3.20megsfree.com/machine.ico 
Data files must be stored on the same site they are linked from.

Thank you for using default.partner

Can't get to any geocities web site either.
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by:Mikal613
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if you see the icon then there in your temoporary internet files

DO a search for the file you may find it.
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by:dds110
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when I right click and choose save target as,

I get this error

http://www.kansas.net/~wayne/untitled.gif
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by:dds110
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I don't see the file.  I see the link
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by:ameba
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Paste next lines to Notepad, save as machine.uue and double click on machine.uue.
_=_
_=_ Part 001 of 001 of file machine.zip
_=_

begin 666 machine.zip
M4$L#!!0``@`(`%,,?C"U?E0A8@```#X!```+````34%#2$E.12Y)0T^UC[$1
M@#`,`Y4[&KI4U)1LD=6R1K;Q2!P4E,)*<J2"#MD?^>3&`8)7C!'2%H!%[BA9
MG8"I[@QORK61<S.5#V;FKH2U0393*=+S:"[ET_\1:5/V/^^IX_/)P9$Z;/N+
M`YU_`U!+`0(4`!0``@`(`%,,?C"U?E0A8@```#X!```+````````````(`"V
F@0````!-04-(24Y%+DE#3U!+!08``````0`!`#D```"+````````
`
end
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by:dbrckovi
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So many problems for 256 pixels.  :-)

Have you tried typing    www.geocities.com/dbrckovi    and selecting it from the list?
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Mikal613,

Got it.  Thanks
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ameba,

OK, that was cool.  50 more points to you if you can tell me how to do that.
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Never mind ameba, I figured it out!
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