Article ID: 972099
A "Meet Now – Invite by Email" HTML e-mail message that is generated by Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2 has unreadable text in the message body.
This issue occurs when you use a language version of Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2 that cannot be encoded by using lower-byte ASCII (for example, Russian, Chinese, or Japanese).
This problem occurs if the following conditions are true:
To resolve this issue, install the Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2 update that is described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
The HTML text for a meeting invitation e-mail message is combined from different sources that have different encoding. For example, consider the following message segments:
After you install the Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2 update that is described in Microsoft Knowledge Base article 969695, all text parts are encoded in UTF-8. You have to set the default outgoing encoding in Outlook to UTF-8 to display language text correctly when you use a language that has a character set that is outside the lower-byte ASCII range.