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Low Res Webpage images


FPCH New Member
Nov 7, 2007
I have an Acer laptop, with Vista and IE7. When a web page loads it shows all the pictures in low resolution. If I hover over them it says press Shft F5 or Ctrl F5 to refresh whole page etc and then images are fine. I use a USB broadband connection dongle but to have to keep refreshing every page is a pain...and I can't find a setting to turn it off and load proper full resolution images.

Does anybody else suffer this and know how to stop it.

I'm new to Vista (having been with XP for years) so still getting used to it.




FPCH Member
Jan 21, 2006
Telford, UK
It sounds like some sort of bizarre Internet Explorer setting that I'm personally not sure of. I'd recommend you simply switch Web browsers and avoid IE like the plague, it is buggy, insecure and doesn't properly support Web standards. Mozilla Firefox is one the best alternatives out there and it can import your Favourites, home page and other settings from Internet Explorer.