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I am using Windows Vista.

I was just visiting a website and found some "missing" images boxes on webpages. And, I could see this for many of the websites I visited. Then I realised that only a certain type of image files are not being displayed, which is PNG. I restarted my computer and noticed that 2 of the sidebar gadgets were missing background images.

The websites with "missing" images are working fine in Firefox though. So its a problem related to IE and some of the Windows files.

Any ideas how do I get PNGs working in my IE and Sidebar etc.


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I don't have a real answer, but I've found two promising sites during my search, a KB Entry and this.

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regarding your first link .. only png images/pictures are not being displayed others are ok. I just looked at the other link as well, but I was not sure if I should make changes to registry via a file supplied by an "unknown" source. thanks for your answer anyway. – Wbdvlpr Oct 27 '09 at 14:04
Reg files are just text files, you can open them and check what they do. – John T Nov 12 '09 at 13:20

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