Microsoft KB Archive/252685

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OL2000: Roles Are Incorrectly Assigned to the Default Users

Article ID: 252685

Article Last Modified on 10/6/2005


  • Microsoft Outlook 2000 Standard Edition, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
    • Microsoft Windows 95
    • Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q252685


When you set permissions for an Outlook folder, you may assign a role to the default user and not to the user name that you added.


This problem occurs because the default setting is automatically selected when you return to the Properties dialog box.


A supported fix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Apply it only to computers that are experiencing this specific problem. This fix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, Microsoft recommends that you wait for the next Microsoft Outlook Service Release that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the fix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

NOTE: In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The typical support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

The English-language version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:

   Version         File name    
   -------------------------   Outex.dll     


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

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