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Outlook 2003 - Problems with images in email message

For some reason when I insert an image (.jpg, .gif, etc.) into an email
message using Insert; Picture; browse etc. and finish composing the email and
send, it IMMEDIATELY get's 'bounced' back to me with the following message:

Your message did not reach some or all of the intended recipients.
The following recipient(s) could not be reached:
554 Message refused

I've tried this multiple times, with different email recipients, and
different image formats. Sometimes Outlook will send them, but MOST of the
time it will not, and bounces the message back to me. Any suggestions?

Outlook 2003
WinXP SP2

Please Help!

Thanks,
Jeff


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HELP!  MS Outlook 2003 keeps downloading the SAME email messages to my inbox.  Had to CLOSE Outlook to get it to stop.  Now I cannot have access to those email messages without the duplicate email messages running.

I have an @sbcglobal.net email account online thru SBC Yahoo! (AT&T), so I could still access my email.  HOWEVER, once Outlook was back up and running (had viruses and trojans removed by Best Buy Geek Squad), ALL of the messages from my SBC Yahoo! email (Inbox ONLY - Sent messages did not transfer) transferred to Outlook and are no longer available in my Inbox thru my SBC Yahoo! email account.  Is there a way to have ALL of my email messages available (Incoming and Sent messages) on BOTH my SBC Yahoo! email AND Outlook?  If so, how do I get them back into my SBC Yahoo! email account from Outlook since they are no longer there? 

I am also having a problem with 100% CPU usage from explorer.exe viewed thru Task Manager.  So far, I have not been able to find and answer to this.

I have used Webroot Anti-Virus with SpySweeper, MS Malicious Software Removal Tool, Malwarebytes' AntiMalware (free edition), and Ad-Aware (free edition).  NONE of these programs have found ANYTHING to explain these problems!  All Microsoft Office 2003 and Windows XP updates are up to date.

I have been trying to fix these problems for 6 weeks, including 2 trips to Best Buy Geek Squad, $150.00 each trip.  I am job hunting and need EVERYTHING  to be running as it should be.

HELP!HELP!HELP!

 

I am not able to view any images that are in emails I receive. I do not get
the red X as most get when html/pictures are turned off - i just get a
picture box where the images should be. I also have that same image on the
Outlook Today page...I am stumped as to what to do since i was not having
this problem before...I think it may be due to Internet Explorer 8 - which I
removed from my computer - but I still have this issue with outlook - I
currently do not have IE installed on my Windows XP machine - should I
reinstall it - maybe version 7 - so this will work again?


I hope that you will be able to assist with this query.

We Use Outlook 2003 with the mail format options set as follows:

Use Microsoft Word 2003 to edit emails messages
Use Microsfot Word 2003 to read Richt Text email messages

We are deploying a Document Management System which will require us to switch off the options to use Word 2003 as the email editor but will compose all emails in HTML format.

Does Outlook have the facility to correct your spellings as you type if you are using HTML format without Word as the email editor?

The “Use AutoCorrect when Word isn’t the email editor” is ticked but this does not appear to work. I have tested this on machines with Office SP2 and Office SP3 and the only way the spelling is corrected is before sending (as the option is ticked below) or if I manually select to run a spellcheck.

Any ideas?

Can anyone help me, I have just setup my Outlook 2003 to send and receive
emails via my bt internet email address. The program has not updated the sub
folders which I have created when I normally use my email account online, how
can I do this?? I have an iphone and this automatically syncs or configures
itself with my online email account no problem!
Thanks

I did once have the fix for this which involved reg modification but have
lost it.
And as you can't search the knowlege base like you used to anymore I need
help to find the solution ...

What happens is this:

1) I send a long link in an email such as this:
http://www.domain.com.au/Property/For-Sale/House/NSW/Wentwor th-Falls/?adid=2008209497

In sent items the link is whole and when clicked on opens correctly.

2) Another Outlook 2003 user opens the email, and the link is broken by a
line break, like this:

[line
1] http://www.domain.com.au/Property/For-Sale/House/NSW/Wentwor th-Falls/?adid=2
[line 2]008209497

On both PCs email is composed in HTML and and Word is NOT used as the
editor/reader.

I did once have the fix for this which involved reg modification but have
lost it.
And as you can't search the knowlege base like you used to anymore I need
help to find the solution ...

What happens is this:

1) I send a long link in an email such as this:
http://www.domain.com.au/Property/Fo...did=2008209497

In sent items the link is whole and when clicked on opens correctly.

2) Another Outlook 2003 user opens the email, and the link is broken by a
line break, like this:

[line
1]http://www.domain.com.au/Property/For-Sale/House/NSW/Wentworth-Falls/?adid=2
[line 2]008209497

On both PCs email is composed in HTML and and Word is NOT used as the
editor/reader.

Is there a way to use an Or operator in the "specific words" field of the
"with ___ in the message header" condition? Better still, is there a way to
add multiple instances of the same general condition into a single rule
(effectively reading "with ___ in the message header Or with ___ in the
message header Or ...")?

I've found this rule condition particularly useful for trapping spam based
on IP addresses. The obvious problem is that I'm accumulating tons of
mini-rules. I'm just looking for a way I can consolidate things a bit.

I receive photos in email messages and not all photos display. This also
happens when I receive links in email messages and when I click on the link
in the email. The pictues on the site do not display.

How do I go about resolving this problem?

FYI, my pc was recently hijacked and I had to reconfigure everything.

All assistance appreciated.

I am using Outlook 2003. When I compose an email I discover that my font
size is 42. However, if I check my font option it's Arial 10. I've
discovered that if I disable using Word 2003 as an editor then the problem
goes away. Is there a way to solve this problem without having to disable
Word as an editor? I'd appreciate any help. Thank you.

Outlook 2010 all of a sudden stopped showing images in emails.  I checked the Trust Center settings under Options and there is NO check mark in "Don't download pictures automatically".

Hi,

Before upgrading from Outlook 2002 to Outlook 2003, clicking on links
in email messages would reuse an open IE window. If I remember
correctly, this is not default behavior and I found some reg update or
tweak to make it so.

Now I've upgraded to 2003 and I'm getting new IE (ver 6, SP2) windows
again.

Any ideas?

Thanks much,
Jerry

Hi!

I have the same problem in both applications (outlook XP/2003 beta).
I have two E-mail accounts.

1. is an exchange account (current set as default)
2. a private email account

when I send internal mails (in the office) outlook use the exchange server...as I set (that is OK!).
but when I will send an external email (for example to bill@microsoft.com )
Outlook use also the exchange server to send the email and I get an error message.

The only possibility to send external mails is for me to set the email account by hand for every
outgoing mail.

The proble doesn't exist with outlook 2000.
Outlook 2000 automatically use the second email account when it see that the mail must
be send to an extrenal account.

How can I set Outlook XP / Outlook 2003 beta to do the same as Outlook 2000?

regards,

gicio

I've not been able to find a solution in Microsoft's Knowledge Base, so
here goes. I'm running:

Windows XP SP2
Office 2003 Standard

I am on the email list for various Microsoft newsletters, and the images
do not always display in Outlook 2003. The "broken image" is displayed
with an "x". It happened again with the latest, "At Home and At Work:
Get your game on".

The mail is authentic and is directed into my Inbox and remains in the
Inbox; is NOT in the junk folder, nor is it pulled from the junk folder.

A few more things:

1. @newsletters.microsoft.com is a Safe Sender in Outlook 2003 Junk Mail
settings

2. http://*.microsoft.com is a Trusted Site in Internet
Options->Security settings. Level is "Medium (default)".

3. I use the preview pane in Outlook for Inbox. But opening the message
to its own full window doesn't help.

4. Banner along the message says "You are now viewing this message in
the Internet Zone". Can I disable that? How? Shouldn't it be a Trusted
Site?

I'm aware of the potential problem of displaying images from unknown
senders. However this is not the case. The email is authentic from
Microsoft.

Oddly enough, if I exit Outlook and launch again, the images will
correctly display-- sometimes, but not always. However when they do
display correctly, they ultimately go back to a "broken image" in time.

I'm guessing there is some custom level security setting that might be
misconfigured. What can I do to get the images to render correctly from
Microsoft?

Thanks for any help.

Jim

Hello:
I run Windows XP and Microsoft Office-Outlook 2007 which I recently upgraded
to. A friend will occasionally send emails with embedded jpg pictures in
the body of the text from a mac. The pictures are never attached files.
Prior to upgrading to Office 2007, I had Office 2003 and had no problems in
viewing these embedded pictures. Now, I am unable to view jpg files that are
embedded along with the text. Outlook must be downloading the images
because the email file size is aproximately 4 MB. The body of the text will
show and . However, it is simply text in the email
and not a link to a picture. The picture part of the email message is simply
a white screen.

I ensured that the sender is in the "safe senders list" and checked that in
Trust Center/Privacy options that "Permit downloads in email messages from
senders and to recipients defined in the safe senders and safe recipients
list used by the junk email filter". I also verified that "also trust email
from my contacts" is checked. She is a contact.

Can someone help me resolve this issue so I can again view the pictures
within the emails?

Thanks very much,
Scott L.

Hello NG,

I hope, this is the right forum!

I'm using Outlook 2003 SP3 automation for sending emails out of an
SQLWindows program written with TD5.1, OS is WinXP prof.
Everything works fine with plain text, but when I'm trying to send RTF
formatted text all the format characters can be seen in the mail, although
Outlook displays the right message format: RTF.
I set the BodyFormat property of the Mail item to olFormatRichText and
placed the text string in the Body property ( using HTMLBody doesn't work
either).
The text is well RTF-formatted, I can open it with different editors without
problems.
Do I have to set additional properties to see a right formatted RTF-text?
Can anyone help me?

Thank you

regards
Uwe

I use Outlook 2003 to read my Comcast email messages and my Hotmail email
messages. For Comcast, no problem. The messages appear rapidly and I can
click or arrow down from message to message with no delay. Not so with
Hotmail. It takes a long time (10 to 15 seconds or so) for an email to
stabilize before I can work with it, and a similar time to click on or down
arrow to subsequent messages. If I go too fast, it doesn't consider the
message to have been read. Is there anything I can do to speed things up? If
this is as good as it gets, it's going to be goodbye Hotmail. Even AOL, much
as I hate to say it, is faster.

Bud

Hello NG,

I hope, this is the right forum!

I'm using Outlook 2003 SP3 automation for sending emails out of an
SQLWindows program written with TD5.1, OS is WinXP prof.
Everything works fine with plain text, but when I'm trying to send RTF
formatted text all the format characters can be seen in the mail, although
Outlook displays the right message format: RTF.
I set the BodyFormat property of the Mail item to olFormatRichText and
placed the text string in the Body property ( using HTMLBody doesn't work
either).
The text is well RTF-formatted, I can open it with different editors without
problems.
Do I have to set additional properties to see a right formatted RTF-text?
Can anyone help me?

Thank you

regards
Uwe

In Outlook 2003, I have a problem with editing an email message. It happens
most often when I am trying to edit a message before I forward it.

Let's say I am trying to forward a message about an appointment, adding to
the message the comment, "I hope you can attend the meeting, too." When I
try to start typing "I hope", instead of getting "I hope" my name appears in
brackets in a different font. If I delete it and keep retyping, I can
eventually just get the "I hope..." to appear, that I want. But it takes
repeated efforts.

I will appreciate advice as to how I can correct this.

Hi,
I don't know if anyone can help but...I have been receiving Spam emails for
the past few months that I cannot block with rules in Outlook. The emails do
not have any consistent sender or text in the email and they also contain an
image in the email that talks about a share I should buy.
I can send the message source of one of the offending messages if that helps

I have a problem with outlook 2003 in one of the computers in the network, a
couple of days ago i had a problem with internet exlorer 6.0 and i uninstall
the aplication and instal Mozilla firefox in the pc, then i restored the
internet explorer but when i try to open outlook is giving me a message that
i need the internet explorer to open the application, i tried restoring the
system to an earlier time but it didn't work, looks like outlook it's not
seen that the internet explorer is installed in the computer. the firewall is
disabled and the security level is set up to Low but no changes. i also tried
to find a path via the registry editor but i didn't fin anything.

Do you know any way to make oulook recogniza the connection with the
internet exploer
--
Best regards,

Michael

I work for a company that provides Help Desk support to a university. I work
on the university's campus. There is a user that has Outlook 2003 set up
with an IMAP account. I have verified that her server settings are correct.
The account is set up so that it does NOT remember her password.
Consequently, she has to enter it twice when launching and opening the
application.

The user is suddenly having problems with sending email. It first happened
this morning. I removed her account and added it again. The user was then
able to send without any problems. She called back a few hours later and
stated the same thing was happening. She was getting error 0x8004210b. I
disabled Symantec Antivirus from scanning email, closed Outlook, reopened it,
and the user can now send again. I re-enabled Symantec and the user was
still able to send. I'd appreciate any insight as to what may be causing
this. Thank you.

but if she tries to Reply or Forward the message, the text appears.
We have Exchange 2000 and her Outlook 2003 has SP2.
The only thing I can find in common on the messages is that they are HTML
format.
What's really weird is that if she tries to read her email through Outlook
Web Access, she has the same problem.
Any suggestions?
Thanks.

I have been having problems when using Word as my email editor in Outlook
2003. I have use detect and repair on both Outlook and Word but the basic
problems still pops up. When you try to send a new message or reply to a
message you get a message saying something like "starting word 2003 as your
email editor and it just freezes. Yes I know I don't have to use Word but I
prefer it for editing.

Any thoughts?

Dennis.

Hi, I have a strange problem which is that my MS Office Outlook 2003 keeps
trying to send emails but I don't have any to send!!!
At the bottom it says Sending 1 of 1,2 or 3 messages!! But there is nothing
to send!! The out box is empty!! The out boxes on Yahoo, Gmail etc are
empty....In fact every folder is empty!!!
I have several email accounts using Outlook but everything seems to be sent
OK and received. Sometimes I get a error code 553...address not verified!! Or
that the server took longer to answer than it should have taken. And these
errors messages are a pain.
I have scanned with my Anti-virus and Anti Spy programs (Spybot, Adaware,
The Anti spy in Zone Alarm and AVG Anti Spy) and some online scanners
(Bitdefender, Windows Onecare, Kaspersky, Pandasoftware) but apart from a few
cookies (which have been deleted) Nothing shows up!!
I am using a Windows Xp Pro Sp2


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