PNG and GIF images not displaying in IE for users that aren't administrators

Posted on 2011-02-24
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
All of a sudden, I have several XP SP3 users on our domain that cannot see PNG (e.g. Google logo) or GIF files in Internet Explorer 7. The problem resolves if I give the users local admin rights but reoccurs when I take the rights away. I have tried the fix from here but it didn't fix it.
Question by:adj1984
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Author Comment

ID: 34970014
After removing admin rights and adding them back again, that fix is no longer working either.

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ID: 34970019
Disregard the above statement.

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shahzamm earned 500 total points
ID: 34971100
give full permissions to group or users on regsitry key HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Mime\Database\Content Type
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Author Comment

ID: 34974776
shahzamm, I will try this as soon as I can get back on that computer. Any idea why this would be randomly changing on computers across their network?

Author Comment

ID: 35017796
Changing the permissions on that key works, any idea why this is randomly happening to all non-local administrators on their network?

Expert Comment

ID: 35215350
Still no idea why it happens..we have solution but not cause....

please assign points.............

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ID: 35223250
Please accept author comments

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by:South Mod
ID: 35292433
Following an 'Objection' by shahzamm (at to the intended closure of this question, it has been reviewed by at least one Moderator and is being closed as recommended by the Expert.
At this point I am going to re-start the auto-close procedure.
Thank you,
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