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Profile Pictures not displayed in Discussion Board in SharePoint 2007

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 26, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
Picture Placeholders are displayed instead of Profile Images in Discussion boards in MOSS 2007 but when you click on the user, their pictures appeared in MySites, also with Search People. How to fix this?!

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