View Full Version : Internet/Windows explorer not displaying images
01-28-2001, 05:18 AM
When I browse websites stored on my hard drive (websites I have designed - all the images are there) internet explorer does not shoe the images, although netscape does. Also, the preview in internet explorer (view as webpage) does not work for images.
My problems began when I changed a file association for imagefiles. Changing it back did no good.
A while back I lost the ability to view .png files, never did figure that one out...crashed the OS bigtime before I could...., but try going Internet Options (control panel or tools menu in IE) and then to the advanced tab, scroll down and see if "show pictures" is checked.
01-30-2001, 11:45 PM
You need to make a couple simple registry edits.
Start regedit.exe and navigate to:
In the right-hamd pane, the value of "Content type" should be "image/gif"
If it reads "image/bmp" or something else, change it to "image/gif".
(Double-click on "Content type" to change it).
There are two more keys that need similar editing:
For both, "Content type" should be "image/jpeg". If they show anything else then edit them.
As a footnote... the installation of some graphics applications is sometimes responsible for improperly changing these keys.
mjc: ypu probably need to edit HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.png and set "Content type" to "image/png" (I'll bet it reads "image/bmp").
[This message has been edited by sleddog (edited 01-30-2001).]
Nope it was fixed by a format and reistall because I inadvertently deleted all the dll files on my system.....(another story)
01-31-2001, 05:02 AM
Excellent, thankyou, the problem is solved. http://www.PCGuide.com/ubb/smile.gif
It was only .gif .jpg and .jpeg that were showing bmp in the registry.
01-31-2001, 05:04 AM
OK, 1 for 2 ain't bad I guess http://www.PCGuide.com/ubb/smile.gif
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