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opening photos from the net inXP

when I download a page from the net I have a variable number of red crosses within boxes. If I right click on these then click on"show photograph" the photo is then displayed.
How do I correct this ?
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redbank
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sunray_2003Commented:
Hi redbank,
try this
open IE
go to tools --> internet options --> advanced
scroll down to Multimedia and check "show pictures"

Thanks
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sunray_2003Commented:
Also check the links here http://www.generation.net/~hleboeuf/ieimage.htm

If my first suggestion doesnot help
try deleting temp internet files , history and cookies and then try going to the website

Does it happen in all websites or specific ones ?

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compfixer101Commented:
the red X's in boxes mean they can not be displayed there is a problem or an error,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, so well check out some settings
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redbankAuthor Commented:
Thanks to sunray and others who tried to help
Actually compfixer101 was nearest the mark and should be awarded the points.
I use satellite transmission to download to XP from the net. A technician from my ISP advised me to open internet options and go to LAN settings. If proxy settings was enabled (which it was) then I should disable it.
This has apparently cured the problem.
redbank
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compfixer101Commented:
well then award the points out so it is moved to the sovled questions and doesn't have to be cleaned up by the cleanup people and takes a shorter time to load up the web page
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