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I have a signature set up in my client e-mail (Windows Live Mail) which is an image, because it uses a lot of styles.

When I send email it to another person, their e-mail client asks them whether they want to load my signature image.

Is there a way to have the recipient's email client load my image automatically?

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No, they're settings won't allow pictures to load unless they set them to. Try a text-only signature. –  Raystafarian Feb 16 '12 at 17:58
    
Set an alt value of the image if you must perpetrate this insanity of having an image-based signature. –  Zoredache Feb 16 '12 at 18:54
    
@Zoredache I already do that, but the question is about the image. –  Valter Henrique Feb 16 '12 at 18:58

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No there isn't. It's entirely up to the person receiving the email to decide whether or not to show/download any images included in an email.

It's a good thing both for privacy* and conserving bandwidth.

*If image loading could be forced an unscrupulous person could embed an unique one-pixel-image in each email and thus know if and when the email was read (and if the email address was valid)

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