This has happened to me, too, for the past several days. My principal browser is Opera, which generally works fine. I got the same result with Firefox, but I was able to get an image on IE, which I am very reluctant to use, for many reasons.
I was wondering if the garbage was a side effect of a recent Microsoft upgrade. I am running XP professional with Service Pack 2 and all of the current security upgrades.
I also tried downloading the file from the link to open it locally, but that doesn't work either.
Anybody have any ideas?