Duplicated Contacts list are displayed when you open a Personal Address Book file in Outlook 2002

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SYMPTOMS
When do a mail merge in Microsoft Word and you use a Microsoft Outlook Personal Address Book (PAB) as the data source, duplicate entries from your Contacts list are displayed rather than items in the PAB.
WORKAROUND
To work around this issue and get your contacts from the PAB, follow these steps:
  1. Start Outlook.
  2. On the Tools menu, click Address Book.
  3. In the Address Book dialog box, click Options on the Tools menu.
  4. Change "Keep personal addresses in" to "Personal Address Book.
  5. Under Keep personal addresses in, click Personal Address Book.
STATUS
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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Article ID: 282630 - Last Review: 10/21/2013 05:10:02 - Revision: 1.2

  • Microsoft Outlook 2002 Standard Edition
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