If you don't know what web beacons are, here is a quick summary: they're specially coded images that are embedded into emails to validate an e-mail address.
If you don't like this feature and you want to turn it off, follow the instructions below:
- Open Outlook Express
- From the Tools menu, select Options.
- Click the Security tab.
- Uncheck the "Block images and other external content in HTML e-mail." checkbox.
- Press the OK button.