It may be a must on your machine but I use "/images/imagename.gif" on my Windows machine in both the file system and within PWS and both work great. I do have my website directory substituted as a Drive though which is why it works in the file system.
There was no mention of a Webserver being used on the local machine, jizbot is using. For that matter, we don't even what system is being used. Using " ../ " on any Windows 9x system is a must, if the image is below the top dir and you want the picture to show. Unless of course, the file is in the same dir as the images folder it is referring to.
Using just the slash does not work on Windows 9x! It must be used as " ../images/mygif.gif " and one set of " ../ " used for each level you want to go up, or not used at all (i.e. " images/mygif.gif ").
I was suggesting he install a webserver on his machine. It would be a real pain to use "../../../../../" and have to change it to "/images/" every time you wanted to make a change. By installing a webserver to do local testing on would eliminate that need and make him a better developer or are you going to disagree with me on that as well?
SUBST [drive1: [drive2:]path]
SUBST drive1: /D
drive1: Specifies a virtual drive to which you want to assign a path.
[drive2:]path Specifies a physical drive and path you want to assign to
a virtual drive.
/D Deletes a substituted (virtual) drive.
Type SUBST with no parameters to display a list of current virtual drives.