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Regular Expression Error/problem

PugwashXP
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I have been using the following regular expression to validate email address for some years with no problems:
^([0-9a-zA-Z]([-.\w]*[0-9'a-zA-Z])*@(([0-9a-zA-Z])+([-\w]*[0-9a-zA-Z])*\.)+[a-zA-Z]{2,9})$
However, with email 'address' like the following
peterxx.puggish.1234washingsocks.com.pqr.uk
where the @ is missing the regex system hangs. I've found this with .NET and with Expresso 3.0

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