Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

Outlook Express not automatically prompting to resize .jpg attachments

Posted on 2007-03-22
8
Medium Priority
?
1,304 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-22
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....

0
Comment
Question by:johnb6767
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 4
8 Comments
 
LVL 34

Accepted Solution

by:
sramesh2k earned 2000 total points
ID: 18772822
Why don't the Resize Pictures dialog appear while sending picture to e-mail?:
http://www.winxptutor.com/resizeimage.htm
0
 
LVL 66

Author Comment

by:johnb6767
ID: 18772846
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.....
0
 
LVL 66

Author Comment

by:johnb6767
ID: 18772860
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!!

0
Use Case: Protecting a Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

Microsoft Azure is rapidly becoming the norm in dynamic IT environments. This document describes the challenges that organizations face when protecting data in a hybrid cloud IT environment and presents a use case to demonstrate how Acronis Backup protects all data.

 
LVL 34

Expert Comment

by:sramesh2k
ID: 18772885
>> 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  ;)
0
 
LVL 66

Author Comment

by:johnb6767
ID: 18772895
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!!!
0
 
LVL 34

Expert Comment

by:sramesh2k
ID: 18772907
Okie. Pls let us know the results. Hope it fixes the problem.
0
 
LVL 66

Author Comment

by:johnb6767
ID: 18774261
sramesh2k

Thanks, it was simple enough that all it needed was to re register shimgvw.dll.....
0
 
LVL 34

Expert Comment

by:sramesh2k
ID: 18777443
Thanks for the update, johnb6767!
0

Featured Post

VIDEO: THE CONCERTO CLOUD FOR HEALTHCARE

Modern healthcare requires a modern cloud. View this brief video to understand how the Concerto Cloud for Healthcare can help your organization.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

cPanel is a Unix based web hosting control panel that provides a graphical interface and automation tools designed to simplify the process of hosting a web site. cPanel utilizes a 3 tier structure that provides functionality for administrators, rese…
It is only natural that we all want our PCs to be in good working order, improved system performance, so that is exactly how programs are advertised to entice. They say things like:            •      PC crashes? Get registry cleaner to repair it!    …
Two types of users will appreciate AOMEI Backupper Pro: 1 - Those with PCIe drives (and haven't found cloning software that works on them). 2 - Those who want a fast clone of their boot drive (no re-boots needed) and it can clone your drive wh…
Monitoring a network: how to monitor network services and why? Michael Kulchisky, MCSE, MCSA, MCP, VTSP, VSP, CCSP outlines the philosophy behind service monitoring and why a handshake validation is critical in network monitoring. Software utilized …

715 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question