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Weird Problem

By ptim
Jan 7, 2008
  1. I don't know if this is the place for this, but, I'm having problems with web sites. I can view the text on a web site just fine, the problems is, all of the pictures are blurry, even if I click on one to enlarge it. It still is blurry, almost as if water droplets were in front of it.

    If the photos are not on a web site I can view them just fine.
     
  2. Blind Dragon

    Blind Dragon TS Evangelist Posts: 4,048

    Don't know that I have a solution for you but you may want to provide more details ->

    how are you connected to the internet - cable, dsl, dialup connection?
    are you using a router?
    Who is your ISP - AOL, verizon, comcast?
    What computer do you have - make and model?
    What operating system - windows 98, XP, Vista?
    what browser are you using - internet explorer, firefox?


    If i had to guess, i would say you are using internet explorer on a DELL computer -> I would suggest downloading and using firefox
     
  3. ptim

    ptim TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 111

    Dial up Connection
    No router
    ISP = MSN

    Dell computer,
    Win xp
    IE

    I'm going to download Firefox and see if that helps, thanks a lot.
     
  4. Blind Dragon

    Blind Dragon TS Evangelist Posts: 4,048

    Just curious if this fixed the problem?
     
  5. ptim

    ptim TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 111

    Home computer, I'll have to wait until I get out of work, is it possible for MSN's dial up service to have a setting that only allows a image to partially load.
     
  6. Blind Dragon

    Blind Dragon TS Evangelist Posts: 4,048

    It is possible for it to have a setting that speed up their service by compressing images even MORE than they already are through the use of software -> called msn accelerator

    and the level should be set to none

    i think you can do that by right clicking it from your system tray
     
  7. ptim

    ptim TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 111

    Thanks, I found this.

    http://help.msn.com/(ZmlsdGVyPURIX0...&query=CLIENT_CONC_WA_AboutWebAccelerator.htm
     
  8. Blind Dragon

    Blind Dragon TS Evangelist Posts: 4,048

    that would be my guess
     
  9. joytime360

    joytime360 Banned Posts: 76

    For me that's really a weird problem.
     
  10. Blind Dragon

    Blind Dragon TS Evangelist Posts: 4,048

    Not really, not many people are on dial-up these days, and images even video have become common place on the web, so they had to come up with something or you would have to wait a week to load up all the images on some pages, they have software that compresses the images so that they are easier to open, when you compress and image it loses quality -> by setting the accelerator to '0' it doesn't compress the images
     
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