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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-09-04, 03:11 PM Thread Starter
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Need PC help: Saving online content as jpeg

Hi Guys,

I'm a complete DINGBAT when it comes to this. I've been stuck with this problem for ages. Everytime I try to save a picture off the Internet, the default file extension option that I have is .BMP....and nothing else. What happened to .GIF and .JPG???? I'm using Windows XP and Internet Explorer. Please help me out coz I really hate to work wtih BMP files.

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Re: Need PC help: Saving online content as jpeg

I have heard this can happen (all pics save as untitled.bmp) if your Temporary Internet Files folder hasn't been emptied in a while.

In Internet Explorer, go to Tools->Options. In the middle in the Temporary Internet Files section click on Delete Files. Select the Delete All Offline Content box and click OK. Depending on how much you had in there it could take a while.

Once that's done, go to the website again and try to save the pics again.

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Re: Need PC help: Saving online content as jpeg

Has happened to me twice now. Clean out the internet temp files and all should be OK.
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Re: Need PC help: Saving online content as jpeg

Thats a new one to me, cant say i have ever heard of that affecting it before, tho i have always been able to have the option to save as .JPG etc .. will have to keep an eye out for it

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