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Microsoft KB Archive/100498

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PC Win: Duplicate PAB Entries--Part 2

Article ID: 100498

Article Last Modified on 10/30/2006


  • Microsoft Mail Client 3.0
  • Microsoft Mail Client 3.0
  • Microsoft Mail Client 3.2

This article was previously published under Q100498


Versions 3.0, 3.0b, and 3.2 of Microsoft Mail for Windows add and display the same user listing to the Personal Address Book more than one time.


This problem occurs if you select the Add Recipients To Personal Address Book option, then send mail to the same person twice. The first time you send mail, the person's name is selected from the Global Address List; the second time you send mail, the name is selected from the Postoffice Address List.


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in versions 3.0 and 3.2 of Microsoft Mail for Windows. This problem was corrected in version 3.2a (which includes MSSFS.DLL version

For information on obtaining this update, query on the following word in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:


There is also a newer version of MSSFS.DLL, which is available from the Microsoft Software Library (MSL).

You can find MSSFS.EXE, a self-extracting file, on the following services:

  • Microsoft's World Wide Web Site on the Internet

On the home page, click the Support icon.
Click Knowledge Base, and select the product.
Enter kbfile MSSFS.EXE, and click GO!
Open the article, and click the button to download the file.

  • Internet (anonymous FTP)

Change to the Softlib/Mslfiles folder.

  • The Microsoft Network

On the Edit menu, click Go To, and then click Other Location.
Type mssupport.
Double-click the MS Software Library icon.
Find the appropriate product area.
Locate and Download MSSFS.EXE.

For additional information about downloading, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

119591 How to Obtain Microsoft Support Files from Online Services

Additional query words: 3.00 3.00b 3.20

Keywords: KB100498