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Microsoft KB Archive/255329

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XWEB: Contacts That Are Created with Outlook 2000 Have Angle Brackets Surrounding the E-mail String

Article ID: 255329

Article Last Modified on 2/27/2007


  • Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q255329


When you view a contact e-mail address in Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Outlook Web Access (OWA), the address is displayed twice with the second address in angle brackets (<>).

When you view the details of the contact with OWA, the E-mail field appears as the following

"" <>

when it should appear as:


This behavior only occurs if the contact is created with Microsoft Outlook 2000. If the contact is created with OWA, the e-mail address is displayed correctly.


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server.

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