Email contains Red crosses where picture should be

  The Mills 23:12 07 Jan 2005

I've received an email where the pictures have not been downloaded but a box with a red cross in the corner is shown. The box contains a link to a web page I want to go to but whenever I click on it I get the 'page not found' error screen. Am running Wanadoo broadband on Windows 98SE and with AVG Free anti-virus & Zone Alarms firewall.
Any ideas why the email doesn't download fully and why I can't access the page. The page definitely exists as I tried the link on pc at work and it displayed fine.

  joethebow 23:27 07 Jan 2005

If you are running XP you may have Email protection enabled. At the top of the white email box, just below the grey is there a yellow bar asking you to click on it to view the picturers.

I missed the bar for the first two weeks after installing XP and wondered about all the red X's.

  The Mills 23:30 07 Jan 2005

Sorry still running Windows 98se not XP

  kevinjuan 23:37 07 Jan 2005

You could try downloading Java. I had the same problem and this worked for me. Sorry cant remember where from, try agoogle search.

  kevinjuan 23:58 07 Jan 2005

Try this for Java, it's here

  LinuxPenguin 00:39 08 Jan 2005

This page contains info on removing them. click here

  ICF 06:40 08 Jan 2005

Within Outlook Express click on tools,options then select the security tab and untick "Block images and other external content in HTML e-mail"

  The Mills 23:44 08 Jan 2005

Sorry , tried Java & the regedit link and they don't work and the option in Outlook express is not there on my security tab.

  lotvic 00:06 09 Jan 2005

try copying the link and pasting it into your browser address bar and then clicking on go.

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