Outlook 2003 shared contact lists not working

I have set up a shared contact list and went about sharing it so this would be our corporate contact list for everyone to use and be updated.  When accessing it through public folders after having shared it only about half of the contacts are showing.  Now it doesn't even update when new contacts are added and I when I share new contact lists none of the other users can view them.  I have checked all permissions and sharing is correct along with user rights and everything is set as it should be, I am stumped at this point not sure what to do next.  Thanks for any help.
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Dave StringfellowIT managerCommented:
in ESM try to replace all permissions on child objects in the folder, it maybe some contacts are holding the wrong pemissions.

This can also happen when you get a corrupt public folder or contact, the way to fix them is extract all the contacts out of the folder, completly remove it, and import back. If this still dosnt work, then you are in for a lot of fun... you need to work out what contact is causing the fault, so import your contacts in to your mailbox, and copy blocks of 5-10 at a time untill the folder breaks again.

Good luck, hope this helps

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wewbrewAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your help it turns out that the public folder must have been corrupted somehow.  Should have thought of that, but that solution was to easy.
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