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OutOfMemory when resizing image

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 21, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

I've been pulling my hair out on this one. I have a image gallery module in asp.net. I'm using Telerik RadUpload to upload a sinlge image. I then save the image on the server and create a thumbnail and save it as well. There is no loop involved and is one at a time. It always seems to work when I run it locally on Windows 7 (IIS7) but on the server IIS6 I keep getting OutOfMemory errors. The images I'm trying are barely 1MB so not huge files. I've gone through google and bing over past several days and can't seem to find a solution. In my resize methods I'm using the "using" statement on the image reference, etc. I can pretty much always make it fail with the 3rd line below:

ruPhoto.UploadedFiles[0].SaveAs(Server.MapPath("~/DesktopModules/Gallery2/Photos/" + newPhotoName));
System.Drawing.Image photo = System.Drawing.Bitmap.FromFile(Server.MapPath("~/DesktopModules/Gallery2/Photos/" + newPhotoName));
//System.Drawing.Image img = new System.Drawing.Bitmap(photo); <--- will cause outofmemory error

if I just use the photo variable then the OutOfMemory will occur later in the resize code.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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