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  • Many thanks Seamster,I admit that I am using an unsupported 14 year old email client however I have a lot invested in customisations that won’t migrate to later versions. Your feedback led me on a trail that eventually resolved my problem without upgrading Outlook 2003. Though I do not consciously use Internet Explorer on this PC it turns out that by upgrading IE from version 8 to version 11, proper rendering of Instructables emails returns.The Intructables emails are almost the only ones that give rise to the “red-cross effect”. I have occasionally received spam mail that did this too. It would be interesting to know what you are doing differently to produce this effect. However my particular problem seems to be solved by the IE upgrade and I can now return happ...

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    Many thanks Seamster,I admit that I am using an unsupported 14 year old email client however I have a lot invested in customisations that won’t migrate to later versions. Your feedback led me on a trail that eventually resolved my problem without upgrading Outlook 2003. Though I do not consciously use Internet Explorer on this PC it turns out that by upgrading IE from version 8 to version 11, proper rendering of Instructables emails returns.The Intructables emails are almost the only ones that give rise to the “red-cross effect”. I have occasionally received spam mail that did this too. It would be interesting to know what you are doing differently to produce this effect. However my particular problem seems to be solved by the IE upgrade and I can now return happily to browsing the latest Instructables.Best Regards,Timbergetter

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