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Old March 9, 2013, 04:10 PM   #1
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Can't upload images

Hi, I'd like to upload a picture from my computer. I did everything I was supposed to, but each time it read that the upload failed. Do you have any suggestions?
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Old March 9, 2013, 04:21 PM   #2
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Is the file within the specified size limits which show in the upload box?
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Old March 9, 2013, 04:40 PM   #3
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... and an appropriate type for uploading? (bmp, jpg/jpeg, gif, etc.)
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Old March 9, 2013, 05:12 PM   #4
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Aimee, have you read the sticky at the top of this forum?

It's pretty comprehensive.
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Old March 9, 2013, 06:21 PM   #5
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It says jpg., 2.92 mb.

I know about zilcho about computers. How does that compare with KB?
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Old March 9, 2013, 07:00 PM   #6
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2.92Mb is (basically) 2920 K... in other words, WAY over the size limit.

Microsoft's Photo Gallery program can help you resize them.

After installing it, if you don't already have it, you'll probably have to import your pictures to it's library.

After that, just right click on a picture and choose "Resize", set the largest dimension to "640" and you will generally end up with a picture that fits the forum perfectly but also fits the size limits.

Otherwise, you can set up a free photobucket account, upload your images to there and link to them in your posts, by copying their URL, clicking the button in your reply and pasting the URL into the popup box.

The downside there is that photobucket doesn't resize them, so they may be too large to fit well on a forum post.
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Old March 9, 2013, 07:02 PM   #7
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Thanks, Brian, I got it!
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Old March 9, 2013, 07:04 PM   #8
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You're welcome.
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