email pictures forwarded to me I get just a red x

  lordav 12:30 27 Jul 2003

When I get some email pictures forwarded to me I get just a red x this is so frustrating please Help.


  Peverelli 15:01 27 Jul 2003

Does this happen every time or just with emails from one particular person?

  bennyc 15:13 27 Jul 2003

What software or provider is this ???

  rickf 15:23 27 Jul 2003

If it happens with say website pics as well then you need to download and install java. What os are you using? If winxp then you'll have to install ie6 service pack 1, then go into internet options and under programmes enable MSV machine.

  goonerbill 15:54 27 Jul 2003

it may be that you dont have the right software to view the files. theres a prog called infanview (iview380) the latest version, try that.

  lordav 16:04 27 Jul 2003

It doesnt happen all the time maimly one person.
doesnt happen on web sites I am running windows XP IE6 with all current downloads

  Valvegrid 16:11 27 Jul 2003

Ask them what file they are sending you, mostly jpegs or gif files are no problem, also ask them to attach the file then when you receive it, save it before opening it, I have seen this happen at work on or intranet system on a number of occasions.


  Valvegrid 16:13 27 Jul 2003

Don't forget to virus scan the saved file, just in case :-)

  lordav 16:34 27 Jul 2003

I have had this happen before a good while agoo and it was something to do with settings at teh senders end but cant remember. Its my cottonwool candy head

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