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Why do pictures not display in email? Only a box with red X.

I have experienced, with sent and received emails, where the inserted (not
attached) graphic will not display when the email is opened. What is there
instead is a box with a small red X in the upper left corner. It is not a
100% happening though. What causes this and is there a safe way to get around
it?


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I have a problem with a few users at my company that pictures embeded in
emails do not display in the regular view but when they click forward it
shows up fine. Why is this occuring and how do i fix it? i have gone to
microsofts site and tried several methods that they have suggested and still
nothing resolve the problem.

Outlook 2003 on windows xp pro

thanks

I have a problem with a few users at my company that pictures embeded in
emails do not display in the regular view but when they click forward it
shows up fine. Why is this occuring and how do i fix it? i have gone to
microsofts site and tried several methods that they have suggested and still
nothing resolve the problem.

Outlook 2003 on windows xp pro

thanks

Ok I understand tha I am not welcome.
I will uninstall all windows products and return to my previous mac.

""Winfred Weng [MSFT]"" wrote:

> Hi there,
>
> Thank you for posting here!
>
> Please understand that Office 2007 is still in Beta version, and this is
> for testing and planning purposes only. In addition, Beta code is offered
> "As Is", and does not include technical support. For additional information
> about Office 2007, you can refer to the following Microsoft web page:
>
> 2007 Microsoft Office system preview Site
> http://www.microsoft.com/office/preview/beta/getthebeta.mspx ?showIntro=n
>
> Have a good day!
>
> Thanks & regards,
>
> Winfred Weng
> Microsoft Online Partner Support
>
>
> --------------------
> >Thread-Topic: Red cross instead of image displayed in email
> >thread-index: AcaTT8/BCFbzgMcRQ4KEsYjnisW+tQ==
> >X-WBNR-Posting-Host: 68.33.203.98
> >From: =?Utf-8?B?R3V0bw==?=
> >References:
>
> >Subject: RE: Red cross instead of image displayed in email
> >Date: Sun, 18 Jun 2006 20:24:02 -0700
> >Lines: 113
> >Message-ID:
> >MIME-Version: 1.0
> >Content-Type: text/plain;
> > charset="Utf-8"
> >Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
> >X-Newsreader: Microsoft CDO for Windows 2000
> >Content-Class: urn:content-classes:message
> >Importance: normal
> >Priority: normal
> >X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.3790.1830
> >Newsgroups: microsoft.public.outlook.general
> >Path: TK2MSFTNGXA01.phx.gbl
> >Xref: TK2MSFTNGXA01.phx.gbl microsoft.public.outlook.general:421470
> >NNTP-Posting-Host: TK2MSFTNGXA01.phx.gbl 10.40.2.250
> >X-Tomcat-NG: microsoft.public.outlook.general
> >
> >I try it on the Outlook 2007, but it does not work, because it does not
> have
> >the tab you mentioned. Any sugestions for outlook 2007?
> >
> >
> >""Winfred Weng [MSFT]"" wrote:
> >
> >> Hi Ron,
> >>
> >> It is nice to work with you here again!
> >>
> >> I'm really sorry that it takes so long time for us to respond to you in
> >> this thread, due to our internal server synchronization issue. We
> apologize
> >> for any inconvenience that the issue has caused. Please rest assured
> that
> >> we are always here and try our best to help you solve the issue.
> >>
> >> Before we go any further, I would like to confirm whether the
> problematic
> >> messages are of HTML format. If so, does the following text display in
> the
> >> blank area where it should show the embedded picture: "Right-click here
> to
> >> download pictures. To help protect your privacy, Outlook prevented
> >> automatic download of this picture from the Internet"?
> >>
> >> If it is this case, this issue is most likely related to the Automatic
> >> Picture Download Setting. Please try the following steps to test the
> issue:
> >>
> >> (1) Start Outlook and click Tools menu -> Options.
> >> (2) On the Security tab, click "Change Automatic Download Settings".
> >> (3) In the "Automatic Picture Download Settings" dialog box, clear the
> >> "Don't download pictures or other content automatically in HTML e-mail"
> box.
> >>
> >> More information is documented in the following Microsoft KB article:
> >>
> >> How to use the Automatic Picture Download Setting feature to determine
> >> http://support.microsoft.com/?id=831608
> >>
> >> If this issue still occurs, I would like to provide you with the
> following
> >> suggestions to further troubleshoot this issue:
> >>
> >> Step 1: Modify the security settings in Outlook
> >> ----------------------------------
> >> 1. On the Tools menu, click Options.
> >> 2. Select the Security tab.
> >> 3. In the Secure Content section of this dialog box, change the Zone
> from
> >> "Restricted sites" to "Internet".
> >> 4. Click OK.
> >>
> >> Step 2: Start Outlook Safe Mode:
> >> -------------------------
> >> Outlook Safe Mode will disable all add-ins, extensions, corrupted
> >> resources, files, registries, or templates.
> >>
> >> 1. Click Start, and then click Run
> >> 2. Type "Outlook.exe /safe" and click OK. (Without quotation marks but
> >> there is a space in front of "/")
> >>
> >> Step 3: Create a new profile:
> >> -------------------------
> >> If this issue persists, I suggest that we create a new Outlook profile.
> A
> >> new profile is a new environment for us to use Outlook. Please follow
> the
> >> steps in the Microsoft KB article below:
> >>
> >> How to create a new e-mail profile in Outlook 2003
> >> http://support.microsoft.com/?id=829918
> >>
> >> Step 4: If this issue persists, please help me collect the following
> >> information for further assistance:
> >> -------------------------
> >> 1. If it only appears with HTML emails, I would confirm whether this
> issue
> >> occurs with all HTML email messages or just some of them.
> >>
> >> 2. Please capture a screenshot to show me the symptom of this issue so
> that
> >> I can have a more concrete idea. My working email address is
> >> v-wweng@microsoft.com.
> >>
> >> 3. I also suggest that we configure the problematic Exchange account on
> >> another known-good computer to test the issue again.
> >>
> >> I hope the information above is helpful.
> >>
> >> Please try the suggestions above and let me know the results at your
> >> earliest convenience.
> >>
> >> Have a good day!
> >>
> >> Thanks & regards,
> >>
> >> Winfred Weng
> >> Microsoft Online Partner Support
> >>
> >> Get Secure! - www.microsoft.com/security
> >>
> >> When responding to posts, please "Reply to Group" via your newsreader so
> >> that others may learn and benefit from your issue.
> >>
> >> =====================================================
> >> Business-Critical Phone Support (BCPS) provides you with technical phone
> >> support at no charge during critical LAN outages or "business down"
> >> situations. This benefit is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to
> all
> >> Microsoft technology partners in the United States and Canada.
> >>
> >> This and other support options are available here:
> >>
> >> BCPS:
> >>
> https://partner.microsoft.com/US/technicalsupport/supportove rview/40010469
> >> Others:
> https://partner.microsoft.com/US/technicalsupport/supportove rview/
> >>
> >> If you are outside the United States, please visit our International
> >> Support page:
> >> http://support.microsoft.com/common/international.aspx
> >> =====================================================
> >>
> >> This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no
> rights.
> >>
> >>
> >
>
>

Outlook 2007 is no longer in Beta and this problem is still a major one. I
have another thread started discussing this same problem:
http://www.microsoft.com/office/community/en-us/default.mspx ?dg=microsoft.public.outlook.general&mid=78317b13-c957-4 d06-acd6-efa90b5c37f3

What is the fix?? Thanks.

Jason

""Winfred Weng [MSFT]"" wrote:

> Hi there,
>
> Thank you for posting here!
>
> Please understand that Office 2007 is still in Beta version, and this is
> for testing and planning purposes only. In addition, Beta code is offered
> "As Is", and does not include technical support. For additional information
> about Office 2007, you can refer to the following Microsoft web page:
>
> 2007 Microsoft Office system preview Site
> http://www.microsoft.com/office/preview/beta/getthebeta.mspx ?showIntro=n
>
> Have a good day!
>
> Thanks & regards,
>
> Winfred Weng
> Microsoft Online Partner Support
>
>
> --------------------
> >Thread-Topic: Red cross instead of image displayed in email
> >thread-index: AcaTT8/BCFbzgMcRQ4KEsYjnisW+tQ==
> >X-WBNR-Posting-Host: 68.33.203.98
> >From: =?Utf-8?B?R3V0bw==?=
> >References:
>
> >Subject: RE: Red cross instead of image displayed in email
> >Date: Sun, 18 Jun 2006 20:24:02 -0700
> >Lines: 113
> >Message-ID:
> >MIME-Version: 1.0
> >Content-Type: text/plain;
> > charset="Utf-8"
> >Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
> >X-Newsreader: Microsoft CDO for Windows 2000
> >Content-Class: urn:content-classes:message
> >Importance: normal
> >Priority: normal
> >X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.3790.1830
> >Newsgroups: microsoft.public.outlook.general
> >Path: TK2MSFTNGXA01.phx.gbl
> >Xref: TK2MSFTNGXA01.phx.gbl microsoft.public.outlook.general:421470
> >NNTP-Posting-Host: TK2MSFTNGXA01.phx.gbl 10.40.2.250
> >X-Tomcat-NG: microsoft.public.outlook.general
> >
> >I try it on the Outlook 2007, but it does not work, because it does not
> have
> >the tab you mentioned. Any sugestions for outlook 2007?
> >
> >
> >""Winfred Weng [MSFT]"" wrote:
> >
> >> Hi Ron,
> >>
> >> It is nice to work with you here again!
> >>
> >> I'm really sorry that it takes so long time for us to respond to you in
> >> this thread, due to our internal server synchronization issue. We
> apologize
> >> for any inconvenience that the issue has caused. Please rest assured
> that
> >> we are always here and try our best to help you solve the issue.
> >>
> >> Before we go any further, I would like to confirm whether the
> problematic
> >> messages are of HTML format. If so, does the following text display in
> the
> >> blank area where it should show the embedded picture: "Right-click here
> to
> >> download pictures. To help protect your privacy, Outlook prevented
> >> automatic download of this picture from the Internet"?
> >>
> >> If it is this case, this issue is most likely related to the Automatic
> >> Picture Download Setting. Please try the following steps to test the
> issue:
> >>
> >> (1) Start Outlook and click Tools menu -> Options.
> >> (2) On the Security tab, click "Change Automatic Download Settings".
> >> (3) In the "Automatic Picture Download Settings" dialog box, clear the
> >> "Don't download pictures or other content automatically in HTML e-mail"
> box.
> >>
> >> More information is documented in the following Microsoft KB article:
> >>
> >> How to use the Automatic Picture Download Setting feature to determine
> >> http://support.microsoft.com/?id=831608
> >>
> >> If this issue still occurs, I would like to provide you with the
> following
> >> suggestions to further troubleshoot this issue:
> >>
> >> Step 1: Modify the security settings in Outlook
> >> ----------------------------------
> >> 1. On the Tools menu, click Options.
> >> 2. Select the Security tab.
> >> 3. In the Secure Content section of this dialog box, change the Zone
> from
> >> "Restricted sites" to "Internet".
> >> 4. Click OK.
> >>
> >> Step 2: Start Outlook Safe Mode:
> >> -------------------------
> >> Outlook Safe Mode will disable all add-ins, extensions, corrupted
> >> resources, files, registries, or templates.
> >>
> >> 1. Click Start, and then click Run
> >> 2. Type "Outlook.exe /safe" and click OK. (Without quotation marks but
> >> there is a space in front of "/")
> >>
> >> Step 3: Create a new profile:
> >> -------------------------
> >> If this issue persists, I suggest that we create a new Outlook profile.
> A
> >> new profile is a new environment for us to use Outlook. Please follow
> the
> >> steps in the Microsoft KB article below:
> >>
> >> How to create a new e-mail profile in Outlook 2003
> >> http://support.microsoft.com/?id=829918
> >>
> >> Step 4: If this issue persists, please help me collect the following
> >> information for further assistance:
> >> -------------------------
> >> 1. If it only appears with HTML emails, I would confirm whether this
> issue
> >> occurs with all HTML email messages or just some of them.
> >>
> >> 2. Please capture a screenshot to show me the symptom of this issue so
> that
> >> I can have a more concrete idea. My working email address is
> >> v-wweng@microsoft.com.
> >>
> >> 3. I also suggest that we configure the problematic Exchange account on
> >> another known-good computer to test the issue again.
> >>
> >> I hope the information above is helpful.
> >>
> >> Please try the suggestions above and let me know the results at your
> >> earliest convenience.
> >>
> >> Have a good day!
> >>
> >> Thanks & regards,
> >>
> >> Winfred Weng
> >> Microsoft Online Partner Support
> >>
> >> Get Secure! - www.microsoft.com/security
> >>
> >> When responding to posts, please "Reply to Group" via your newsreader so
> >> that others may learn and benefit from your issue.
> >>
> >> =====================================================
> >> Business-Critical Phone Support (BCPS) provides you with technical phone
> >> support at no charge during critical LAN outages or "business down"
> >> situations. This benefit is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to
> all
> >> Microsoft technology partners in the United States and Canada.
> >>
> >> This and other support options are available here:
> >>
> >> BCPS:
> >>
> https://partner.microsoft.com/US/technicalsupport/supportove rview/40010469
> >> Others:
> https://partner.microsoft.com/US/technicalsupport/supportove rview/
> >>
> >> If you are outside the United States, please visit our International
> >> Support page:
> >> http://support.microsoft.com/common/international.aspx
> >> =====================================================
> >>
> >> This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no
> rights.
> >>
> >>
> >
>
>

What settings do I need so I can open pictures in emails by right clicking
little red "X" inside black outlined box?

Graphic chart will not print. Shows up as a box with an X in the top left
corner. Setup as HTML. Same email will print on another workstation but
error specific to one user.

I am remotely accessing work outlook from home, on new compaq laptop. running
vista, microsoft office 2007, and norton 360.I cannot seem to reply to
emails, as small box with red cross appears in corner of reply box,
help!

I can't figure out why links in many of my emails will not work. They are
clearly links as they are underlined and when the mouse hovers over them the
web address appears.

I am also having trouble get Internet Explorer to launch (which may be the
main problem) when clicking on a link. How do I fix this?

Hi,

A friend of mine uses Outlook 2002 SP3 on Windows XP Home. I recently had
to reformat his hard drive and reload all of his software from scratch. I
installed Outlook, restored a backup of his .pst file, setup his profile
along with his email account, and told it to use the .pst file I just
restored. Everything works fine. The only problem he says is that when he
tries to send an email and clicks the "To" button, the Select Names dialog
box does not show email addresses from his Contacts file.

As far as I knew, all you had to do to make this happen was go to properties
for the Contacts folder on the "Outlook Address Book" tab and check "Show
this folder as an email address book". I know I did this. I am going back
to look at it in a couple days, but I was wondering if anyone could tell me
any other reasons that would prevent his contacts from being displayed.

Thanks,
Paul

--
Paul Kraemer

We use Exchange Enterprose 2003 SP 2 on Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2. We are
not receiving emails with images that as late as last week were displaying
in Outlook with no problem. Now the images do not display.

Here is an example of a link

http://www.moranandco.com/inc/thumb.asp?image=/uploads/695-I mg1-ALLD-2556-259.jpg&w=220&h=143

That will bring up the link in IE but not Outlook. If you message content
is also sent to google email it displays correctly.

What can occur to cause such a problem? We have not changed any setting but
have recently patched the server.
Thanks,
-David

All of a sudden when someone send me an email with a pasted screen
print in it or even a signature image in their signature box, it does
not display. It has a red X and says Picture (Device Independent
Bitmap).

I have gone into the options to make sure it downloads all pictures
and that setting was never checked so it should have all along.

The funny thing is that when I reply, it shows the images. Just when
I open to read the email it doesn't display. There is no message up
in the toolbar to download images or anything like that either like I
have seen as I am trying to research this problem.

This is a new thing. The computer was working fine. I am not sure
what I installed to cause this (nothing I am aware of) but for some
reason pictures are not viewable in the incoming emails.

Any help woudl be greatly appreciated.

All of a sudden when someone send me an email with a pasted screen
print in it or even a signature image in their signature box, it does
not display. It has a red X and says Picture (Device Independent
Bitmap).

I have gone into the options to make sure it downloads all pictures
and that setting was never checked so it should have all along.

The funny thing is that when I reply, it shows the images. Just when
I open to read the email it doesn't display. There is no message up
in the toolbar to download images or anything like that either like I
have seen as I am trying to research this problem.

This is a new thing. The computer was working fine. I am not sure
what I installed to cause this (nothing I am aware of) but for some
reason pictures are not viewable in the incoming emails.

Any help woudl be greatly appreciated.

I have created a custom message form, which seemed to publish OK. When I
select this new form, and attempt to activate it via the Contacts Actions
menu button, the picture part of the signature is missing with only a box
and red x in upper left corner showing....text of signature is OK...and the
following Internet Explorer warning is presented: "Your current security
settings prohibit running Active X controls on this page. As a result the
page may not display correctly". I have checked the Active X settings in
both OUTLOOK Email and in Explorer and they are all set to enable Active X
controls. Is this a problem with how the custom form was created (didn't
have the signature in it), with the security settings on OUTLOOK or Explorer,
or some problem with how the signature was created. By the way, I thought
it might be due to displaying the custom form as HTML, but also changed it to
RTF and didn't change the problem. Advise would be appreciated!!

I get 2 newswires a day from FOX and they will not display in html like they
did in outlook 2003 and my webmail. They appear at the bottom with no date
even. I have to save msg as html file and view in browser. I have sent bugs
to Microsoft several times with no response or fix. If someone on the MVP
team wants copies of them to fix the problem let me know. I am sure I am not
the only one this is happening to. thank u....

Alec

Hi there. I have Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 and I am unable to view
pictures in the main message of emails.
I have unchecked the "Don't download pictures or other content automatically
in HTML e-mail" box (Tools-Options-Security-Change Automatic Download
Settings) but they always come in as attachments and where the pictures
should be there is a blank box with a red cross in it.

I accidentally found that messages with attachments sent from my
hotmail account via Microsoft Outlook 2007 in my desktop was not
displayed in the "Sent" folder of my web-based hotmail account.

I'm wondering if there is some method that I could send messages with
attachments via Outlook 2007, and make them also saved in the "Sent"
folder of my web-based email account.

Thanks in advance for any guidance.

Message header does not display on a reply or forward (in the body of the
email) when any email is currently opened.

Message header being…

From: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Sent: Thursday, October 30, 2008 3:06 PM
To: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Cc: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Subject: Outlook reply-message header problem

However if no emails are currently open and you select reply or forward from
the navigation pane it will show the message header

If the user selects rich text format in the email the header appears.

I am having a problem where any pictures in email are being replaced with
URL's, it started when I was using Office XP and
tried upgrading to Outlook 2003 but still not fixed. I went in to
ToolsOptionssecuritychange automatic download settings and unchecked the
boxes. I also set my Zone settings to internet but still no pictures, every
picture is replaced with a URL. I also went into the Outlook Secure Temp
folder and emptied it, below is an example of what I mean. Any email that
has a lot of web content shows up with tons of URL's to all the pictures.
It is very frustrating, we use Exchange server and I am the only one on the
entire network with this problem. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

http://images.moneyandmarkets.com/re...01/header8.gif

Is there a way to not display flagged email items in the outlook list. I want
to see tasks that are due, but not see emails that I have flagged.

Thanks in advance,

bmac

I am having a problem where any pictures in email are being replaced with
URL's, it started when I was using Office XP and
tried upgrading to Outlook 2003 but still not fixed. I went in to
Tools>Options>security>change automatic download settings and unchecked the
boxes. I also set my Zone settings to internet but still no pictures, every
picture is replaced with a URL. I also went into the Outlook Secure Temp
folder and emptied it, below is an example of what I mean. Any email that
has a lot of web content shows up with tons of URL's to all the pictures.
It is very frustrating, we use Exchange server and I am the only one on the
entire network with this problem. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

http://images.moneyandmarkets.com/reports/COE/8801/header8.g if

Is there a way to not display flagged email items in the outlook list. I want
to see tasks that are due, but not see emails that I have flagged.

Thanks in advance,

bmac


new install - installed windows 7 business and office 2010.  imported my .pst and set up my email. sends great but will not show in the sent items. also email will be received and I know this because the notification will display in low right hand corner of the screen yet the email does not display in the inbox at all. they are no where to be found I have searched and for the incoming email by send and title and have been unsuccessful please advise as to if there is a setting or is this a known problem and how to solve this. client is very disappointed, help.

    Hi,

I run two exchange servers, both have Windows 2003 & Exchange 2003 with matching service packs and patch revisions.

I have a single user in my org that can create mail folders under her inbox with Outlook 2003 (running in cached exchange mode), and the folders will not display in her OWA.  If she creates a folder under her inbox in OWA, it will show up in her Outlook.

She is not using any .pst files.

Anyone have any thoughts, I'm not even sure where to start looking.

I have a user that a strange problem when he receives email from one particular domain. When any of the users from the problem domain reply to his emails, their reply text is not displayed in the message body. When he forwards the problem email back to himself the text is then displayed. He is using Outlook 2002 on Windows XP Pro. I am trying to narrow down if this is a problem with the other domain's email server or an Outlook problem. Has anyone heard of this problem before? Thanks.


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