Word 2007 - Linked images displaying as 'red x' on client's system

Subject: Word 2007 - Linked images displaying as 'red x' on client's system
From: John Bartol <johnbartol -at- shaw -dot- ca>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 06 Oct 2008 12:10:51 -0700

I have a document with several hundred linked images.
Document is in Word97-2003 format (.doc).
I'm using Word 2007 as is my client.

When I copy my source document and images folder into a temporary
location on my system, and then open the document, I see all the images.
When my client does the same thing, he gets the 'red x' for all of the

I had him do an 'update fields' on the entire document, only thing it
did was reduce the amount of space allocated to the red x. (image is
normally 3 inches high in a table cell, not it is half that size).

I've been trying to google for an explanation (yes, I used google as a
verb :-), but have not struck gold yet... and they need to work with the
document asap.

Any suggestions?

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