How to display Red X instead of a picture on some Web pages in Internet Explorer in Windows XP?

Solution summary

If you are annoyed with the Red X display instead of a picture on some of the web pages viewed with Internet Explorer® in a Windows®XP-equipped computer, then follow the 6-step resolution to successfully resolve the issue and view the picture.

Each step is accompanied by an indicative screenshot for ease of mirroring the action.

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Step 1

Launch Regedit Window

Click ”Start”, click ”Run”, type ”regedit” , and click ”OK”. The ”Registry” window appears.

Step 2

Locate Extension Registry Key
Locate the ”HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerPluginsExtension” registry key.

Step 4

Locate MIME Registry Subkey

Locate the ”HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerPluginsMIME” registry key.

Step 6

Restart Computer
Click ”OK” to close the ”Registry” window and restart your computer to implement the changes.

You have explored the ‘Registry’ window of your Windows® XP-equipped computer and have deleted subkeys under ‘Extension’ and ‘MIME’ subkeys.

Now, you can browse and view all pictures with your Internet Explorer®.

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