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I cant downlaod images when on the www

DavyC

FPCH Member
Joined
Jul 15, 2008
Messages
9
PC Experience
Beginner
#1
I cant get images whilst on the net. Even the information/instruction buttons wont display the images. All I get is a white box with a little square in the top corner. My pc did this a while back but it appeared to correct itself. This is becoming frustratiung, anybody know how to rectify this?
 

help4me

FPCH Long Term Member
Joined
Dec 13, 2007
Messages
395
Location
USA
PC Experience
Some Experience
#2
Hi and welcome to Free PC Help :)

What browser are you using? Internet Explorer? FireFox? Or another?

More than likely it's just a feature under the browser's settings that needs to be changed, which I can walk you through that. The steps are just a bit different depending on which browser you are using to access the internet.
 

AdvancedSetup

FPCH Long Term Member
Joined
Jan 9, 2008
Messages
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Location
34° 12' 35" N, 118° 29' 21" W
#3
It sounds like you have a check mark on "Show image download placeholders" in Internet Explorer.

If this is the cause start IE and go to TOOLS, INTERNET OPTIONS, Advanced tab, and scroll down half way and look under MULTIMEDIA for this option and if there is a check mark there remove it.

If that is not the cause then your system may be infected by Malware and may need to be cleaned up.

Please give the IE fix a try and let us know.

Cheers.
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DavyC

FPCH Member
Joined
Jul 15, 2008
Messages
9
PC Experience
Beginner
#5
followed your advice and it appears to have sorted out the problem. Many thenx for your help as I am not a technician and often get myself into scrapes...usually silly things but can be mega to me...so thanx again.
 

maynardvdm

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3,117
Location
South Africa
#6
This thread appears to be solved and is now closed

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