disable "Leave a Reply" on images?

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    Hello all,

    I don’t usually resort to this sort of thing, but its a poser! … Users love em’ or loath em’ we got em’.

    Now I allow “comments” on ‘Posts’ … But have my ‘Pages’ locked up and don’t allow comments there at all.
    One of my users found something out and I can’t turn it off.

    Go to one of your pages where there is a Media picture installed! Click on the Media picture.

    The picture is now displayed like a regular Page is but without your words of wisdom.

    Under the picture is the option to “Leave a Reply”

    Now I’ve just entered my own site as a visitor … With no privileges at all and left some ‘Spam’ comment on the picture files. I have ‘CAPTCHA’ Installed and it did ask me a question. I passed the test and the Spam message was placed on my WordPress web page — How do I turn this OFF!

    I’ve read all about the hidden drop down ‘comments’ on my dashboard and they’re all unchecked. As I say ‘comments’ are unchecked on my ‘Pages’ so one can leave a reply there, but on Media Images? — I’m stumped.

    btw I’m using Weaver 2010 and ‘simple.php’ isn’t so simple to edit.
    ‘comment.php’ seems buried inside a set of conditions? – I don’t really want to play with that option.

    Any one got any ‘other’ pointers.

    Thanks for reading Jessy.



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    Yes thank you. I realised I’d made a mistake as soon as I posted it.

    Thanks for your quick reply … Jessy.

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