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The "Turn off smart image dithering" policy setting does not function as expected in Windows Internet Explorer 7
Article ID: 925260 - View products that this article applies to.
The Turn off smart image dithering policy setting for Windows Internet Explorer 7 does not function as expected. The Turn off smart image dithering policy setting specifies whether you want Internet Explorer 7 to smooth images so that they appear less jagged when they are displayed.
When you enable this policy setting, Internet Explorer 7 smoothes jagged images. When you disable this policy setting, Internet Explorer 7 does not smooth jagged images.
Additionally, in the Internet Options item in Control Panel, the Smart image dithering check box is selected and dimmed when the Turn off smart image dithering policy setting is enabled. The Smart image dithering check box is cleared and dimmed if the Turn off smart image dithering policy setting is disabled. (This policy setting is located under Multimedia on the Advanced tab.)
The Turn off smart image dithering policy setting behaves in the opposite manner of what is specified in the explanation text for the policy setting. Instead, the policy setting behaves as follows:
To work around this issue, follow these steps.
Note Because there are several versions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your computer. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Article ID: 925260 - Last Review: October 27, 2007 - Revision: 2.4