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Outlook Express not automatically prompting to resize .jpg attachments

Posted on 2007-03-22
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Hey guys....

This should be fairly easy, but I am up to my eyeballs in work related systems to fix, and dont feel like researching this one. So, I will rely on you fine folks.....

When a client rights clicks a .jpg, and uses the Send To>Mail Recipient, (Outlook Express 6) it is normally supposed to as "Make all my pictures smaller", or "Keep the original sizes". 1 system works fine, but the other skips this portion, and just attaches it.....I need to fix it so that it resizes the images prior to attaching....

I am sure its a simple .dll or control that's responsible for it, may even require a reload of OE.

Fire away!!!

XP Home
Fully patched....

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Why don't the Resize Pictures dialog appear while sending picture to e-mail?:
http://www.winxptutor.com/resizeimage.htm
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Thats not working either....And this user is set in his ways, and has a procedure for every computer related task, and he didnt want to learn it yet.....

It was already installed as well.....
see my last Q...

XP Powertoy "Image Resizer" not working.....
http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Windows/XP/Q_22466154.html

Probably need to just uninstall the Picture and fax viewer control to fix both if I had to guess.....
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Disregard last post....Misread your title on the link.......

My apologies....

Think that is affecting the Image resizer powertoy as well?

Make this post in that other link I posted so I can award if it solves both probs please.....Thanks!!

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>> Think that is affecting the Image resizer powertoy as well?

Yes, you're correct!

>> Make this post in that other link I posted so I can award if it solves both probs please

You may ask the Mods to terminate that thread, so that you can save some question points  ;)
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sramesh2k

Just FYI, it isnt even prompting for the dialog.....I unregistered the .dll on a test box to duplicate, and it still prompted, but took no action. Will let you know how it goes once I attempt on the problem box......

If you can think of anything else, please advise. Thanks!!!
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Okie. Pls let us know the results. Hope it fixes the problem.
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sramesh2k

Thanks, it was simple enough that all it needed was to re register shimgvw.dll.....
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Thanks for the update, johnb6767!
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