Problems viewing certain sites

  47555 21:11 01 Jul 2003

I am having real trouble viewing certain web sites. On many occasions photographs just appear as a red cross in the corner and on some sites the links do nothing at all. Some sites won't let me in at all, telling me that my browser settings need adjusting, but I don't understand what the hell this means. Can someone please help. I am using windows xp.

  Jomi 21:25 01 Jul 2003

Internet explorer.

Open internet explorer, go to tools, internet options and click on the security tab.
You can reduce the level of security there.

If that doesn't work try (temporarily) disabling your firewall, if that works you'll have to decide if seeing the pics is worth the risk of leaving your firewall off.
My firewall does have this effect, so if there's something I'd really like to see I disable it only long enough to view that pic.

  Stuartli 21:34 01 Jul 2003

Or go into Tools>Options>Advanced tab, scroll down and check Show All Pictures.

Microsoft's full explanation of Security Zone settings can be found at:

click here

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