The "Mail Sent to Distribution List" Search Folder returns incorrect results in Outlook 2007 and in Outlook 2003

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SYMPTOMS
You may notice the following symptoms with your Mail Sent to Distribution List Search Folder:
  • No messages are found.
  • The Search Folder contains messages from recipients who are not part of a personal distribution list in your Contacts folder, even though this list is the search criteria for the Search Folder.
CAUSE
This behavior occurs because Search Folders do not search your Contacts folder for distribution lists. The search matches only those distribution lists that are in a Global Address List.
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
OL2007 OL11 OL2003 GAL DL
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Article ID: 821696 - Last Review: 02/27/2014 18:44:03 - Revision: 3.2

Microsoft Office Outlook 2007, Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 with Business Contact Manager, Microsoft Office Outlook 2003, Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 with Business Contact Manager

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