I'm using Windows XP and am having trouble viewing pictures saved from the internet. Using either AOL or Internet Explorer, I right click on an image, click 'Save as' and get two options; ART file or Bitmap. Whichever I choose, the file appears on my hard drive as a JPEG, and will not open with:
- Windows Picture and Fax viewer ('no preview available')
- Paint ('this is not a valid bitmap file or its format is not currently supported')
- or Internet Explorer (small cross in top left of page)
I don't think I have any other programs with which to open them. However, I am able to save wallpapers direct to my desktop.
Sorry if I haven't been specific enough, I'm not terribly computer-literate :(
Try this for AOL , click on "Customise" then click on "Preferences" then "Internet Properties(WWW)" then "Web Graphics" and then click the button for"Never compress graphics". This wiil now allow you to save pictures.
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