Internet Explorer 6 unable to view PNG file.

Posted on 2004-11-05
Last Modified: 2008-01-09

My computer is running Win98 SE. I have IE6 installed in my computer but the problem is my IE cannot see the PNG files on website that I visit. I've already update my IE to service pack 1. but it still didn't work..I download few IE6 patches but it give me an error such as: Must install IE6 before install the patch file.

Can somebody help me?

Question by:keekehhung
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    I would recommend using IE7 instead :-)

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    You don't say whether you're having problems with a single web site or with PNG images in general. Internet Explorer has historically had incomplete support for standard PNG images. has a good overview of the problems.

    Web sites can use the DirectX IE hack to show PNG images:

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    Thanks a lot. :-)

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