SMTPSVC May Strip Message Body When Message Contains BCC

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Symptoms
The Microsoft Commercial Internet System (MCIS) version 2.0 SMTPSVC service on a computer running Windows NT version 4.0 Service Pack 4 may strip the message body when a message contains bcc information.
Cause
The message body is only stripped if the bcc information immediately precedes the message body contents.
Resolution
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or the individual software update. For information on obtaining the latest service pack, please go to:
For information on obtaining the individual software update, contact Microsoft Product Support Services. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information on support costs, please go to the following address on the World Wide Web:
Workaround
To work around this problem, avoid the use of bcc information with messages delivered.
Status
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Microsoft Commercial Internet System version 2.0. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT version 4.0 Service Pack 5.
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Article ID: 216160 - Last Review: 11/03/2013 00:09:00 - Revision: 3.0

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