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Another Way to Save Internet Images

Thursday, January 20th, 2011 by | Filed Under: Using The Internet

As many of you already know, saving images from the Internet to your computer has always been a matter of right-clicking and choosing Save Image As…, which is pretty easy by itself.

Yet, there is an even quicker way, and it works in Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome!

We’ll use Firefox for this demonstration. Browse over to your favorite image search (I’m using Google Images) and type in something to look for. Once your results pop up, click on an image that strikes your fancy.

Now, make sure that your browser window is small enough so that you can still see your desktop, then click and drag the image to your desktop.

That’s all there is to it! No right-clicking or “saving-as” – just drag and drop to your desktop and you’re done!

How neat!


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9 Responses to “Another Way to Save Internet Images”

  1. Karen says:

    Didn’t work for me. It puts a shortcut on my desktop. Not an image.

  2. Allan Poe says:

    There is an even easier way. Get the image on screen, clk copy and paste wherever you want.

  3. weebit says:

    Oh great! clutter your desktop with images.

  4. Ted Vaver says:

    Neat trick…just because you can!

  5. Mark says:

    This works with Firefox and Google Chrome but when I try it with my Internet Explorer all I get is a short cut to the picture. Can you tell me why?

  6. Russ Smith says:

    I recall reading that many viruses are now attached to pictures. If you click on an image to download you also can download a virus…true?

  7. Bob says:

    You know what ? I feel that one can learn more from you and your news letter than a 500 dollar seminar. Thanks and looking forward to the next time ! Bob

  8. Ron Hoffman says:

    This does not work with Internet Explorer Version 8.

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