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XFOR: Packing List Code Page 10000 or 437 May Cause Character Mismatch

Article ID: 174725

Article Last Modified on 10/28/2006


  • Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 Standard Edition

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When you are migrating users from another mail system to Exchange, some characters may be mismatched after the import process has completed.


The Migration Wizard uses the code page information in the packing list file to determine how to convert characters that exist in the migrated data. When the packing list has code page 10000 or 437 specified, some characters may be mismatched. The following characters were incorrectly mapped to the letter specified after the "to":

   Not equal to ?
   Infinity to 8
   Less than or equal to
   Greater than or equal to
   Delta to ?
   Sigma to ?
   Pi to ?
   Function symbol to ?
   Approximately equal to ~
   Delta symbol to ?
   Diamond to ?
   fi to ?
   fl to ?
   i with no dot to I
   Brave to ?
   cp 10000 to chars 250 252 253 ?
   Reverse not to not
   Alpha to a
   Gamma to G
   Tau to t
   Phi to F
   Theta to T
   Omega to O
   Epsilon to e
   Union to n
   Exactly equal to
   Square root to v
   Superscript n to n
   cp 437 to chars 244 245 ?

Please note that some characters could not be displayed due to the text editor limitations.

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