IE Suddenly Can't View Any Pictures on Websites

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IE Suddenly Can't View Any Pictures on Websites
Without the pictures, a familiar website would probably be unrecognisable. (http www image by mbs from Fotolia.com)

There are various reasons why a web browser like Internet Explorer may fail to display pictures. If the picture is missing from the website itself, it is known as a broken image and only the administrator of that site can fix it. But often the solution rests in the end-user's browser configuration. Make sure the browser is set to display pictures and clear your cache if it is full.

Skill level:
Easy

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Go to the "Tools" menu and click "Internet Options."

  2. 2

    Select the "Advanced" tab. Under "Multimedia," check "Show Pictures."

  3. 3

    Click "OK."

  1. 1

    Click "Safety" in Internet Explorer. Point to "Delete Browsing History."

  2. 2

    Check the "Preserve Favorites Data" box to save your favourite sites' information.

  3. 3

    Choose each type of information that you want to delete from Internet Explorer, such as cookies and history.

  4. 4

    Click "Delete" and then click "OK" when the browser finishes the task.

  1. 1

    Click "Tools" on the menu bar and then select "Internet Options" to open a new dialogue box.

  2. 2

    Point the mouse cursor to the "Security" tab. Click "Default Level" to restore the default Internet Explorer security settings.

  3. 3

    Click "OK."

Tips and warnings

  • Internet Explorer does not support all picture file types. If a picture is in an unsupported format, the browser will not be able to display it.

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