Exactly how to allow gif files to be viewed
As soon as I click on a link and in the tabs I see "gif", I know that I will NOT be able to view the page. It has been this way since I can remember. This is on a Windows 7 desktop. I have a Windows 8 desktop and it opens just fine.
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- User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:38.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/38.0
Open up Tools > Applications and see if .GIF appears under Content Type.
There is nothing in contents listed. Nor any other file types.
Can you attach a screenshot?
- Use a compressed image type like PNG or JPG to save the screenshot
- Make sure that you do not exceed the maximum size of 1 MB
Is this about an 1x1 GIF image?
What security software (firewall, anti-virus) do you have?
Some firewalls like Kaspersky can block content and send a 1x1 GIF image instead. Kaspersky: Protection > Firewall > Filtration system: disable the "Banner Ad Blocker"