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When you use double-byte character set (DBCS) encoding in Microsoft Windows Mail, the text may be unreadable when you switch to Source view.
This problem occurs because of a problem with the RichEdit 4.1 control.
To work around this problem, change the encoding scheme to UTF-8 before you switch to Source view. To do this, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about the RichEdit 4.1 control, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site:
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