My email server is Exchange 2000. I use Outlook 2000.
If I enter "Fred" in the [TO:] field and Check names,
Outlook searches the Global address List first, and then my personal address list.
If the Global address list has a Fred Smith, and my personal address list has Fred Jones,
Outlokk stops looking after if finds all of the Freds in the global list and does not continue scanning to my personal list so Fred Jones never comes up.
My work around is to enter "Fred J" before checking names, but I wonder if there is a better way.