Images are not Loading in Internet Explorer

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What can be done when images are not being displayed in web pages you visit with Internet Explorer? Here's a couple of tips that can help:

Are you experiencing this problem on a single website or on all websites? Sometimes images won't load due to a broken link or compatibility issue between the webpage and Internet Explorer. There's an easy way to determine if the problem is with a particular website or not, you just have to open a couple of random pages to check if images are loading properly. In such situation you can try the following:


- Disable add-ons and extensions before opening the website.
- Clear temporary files and open the website.
- Disable JavaScript.
- Add the faulty website to compatibility list of IE, by clicking on the Cog icon > Compatibility View and Settings > Add:



If images are not displayed in all the webpages you visit then check whether Internet Explorer is set to display images or not. Click on the Tools menu (cog icon) > Internet options. Go to the Advanced tab and the scroll to the Multimedia section. Make sure the Show images checkbox is ticked and then click on OK:
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Jean-François Pillou - Founder of CCM
Better known as Jeff, Jean-François Pillou is the founder of CommentCaMarche.net. He is also CEO of CCM Benchmark and digital director at the Figaro Group.

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