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"jason" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I know this is a dumb question but when I;m on the net and
> a page loads I can't see where a banner or a picture
> should be all I get is a box with a red x in it
Most of the contents of this page are from Don Varnau and Mike Burgess
There are many possible causes and solutions.
Try the quick, easy fix first. Clear the IE cache from IE> Tools> Internet
Options> General> Delete files and Delete offline content. Reset the TIF
folder size to about 50MB (Settings button) and clear it occasionally.
Several of these are known to cause problems:
1) Zone Alarm Pro [Private Header Info - enabled?]
Reset "Ad Blocking" and "Cookie Control" to "medium"
"Mobile Code Control" = Off
2) Symantec (ISS\NIS)[Enable Browser Privacy - enabled]
Active Content - "Allow All Script To Execute"
Problem: some sites cannot detect the 128 bit encryption
Solution: Completely remove and reinstall NIS.
Web Pages Display a Red "X" Instead of a Graphic http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=316545 [Norton Products]
3) Any "ad blocking" software that blocks "http_referrer"
or contains entries that are blocking access to the desired site.
4) HOSTS file that contains entries that are blocking access to the desired
5) Cookie blocking software that are blocking "required" Cookies.
6) Pop-up blockers that are stripping header\url info.
7) WebWasher Standard Filter/URL Filter
8) Make sure the following registry entry is not corrupt:
"User Agent"="Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Win32)"
Note: "Win32" = Windows 98\ME
Other versions = (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.0;)
To check your "User Agent":
Paste the below into the Address Bar and view the output: