bcc comes up as to field on outlook 2003

Posted on 2006-05-11
Last Modified: 2010-04-08
hey guys
i have a client who is sending out a BCC email
and it comes in the To: field everytime
any ideas im stumped
ive already tried putting a dummy email in there and it does nothing

Question by:proactiveit
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    Accepted Solution

    Greetings, proactiveit !

    Make sure your client is clear about putting the address in BCC field.  You said you ran the test on client's computer and nothing happens?

    If email is really put in BCC and received in To field, then something in Outlook is corrupt.  

    1. Reset the Outlook toolbar template. With Outlook close, do a search for and rename outcmd.dat file. Restart Outlook and a fresh outcmd.dat file will be recreated.

    2. Register an important Outlook file. Go to Start > Run and type regsvr32 OLE32.DLL

    3. Disable Outlook Addins.  Go to Tools > Options > Other > Advanced Options > Addin Manager or COMM/Addins and disable the addins.

    4. Start Outlook in Safe Mode.  Go to Start > Run and type

    "c:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\Outlook.exe" /safe

    Your path to Outlook.exe may be a little different.

    5. Create a new Outlook profile.

    6. Repair Outlook. With Outlook open, go to Help > Detect and Repair.

    7. If no joy, reinstall Outlook.  Go to Add/Remove Programs and highlight Microsoft Office. Click on Install/Uninstall.  A menu will pop allowing you to choose repair or reinstall.

    Best wishes!
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    Thanks, war1

    Author Comment

    yes this worked
    but in the end it turned out to be the mail provider lol
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    Expert Comment

    proactiveit, so the email provider changed the BCC addresses to To addresses?  Wow! How strange.

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