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Remove foreign characters from data

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 24, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server

I have date in my results where squares appear - how to i replace non-letter characters with empty string...They are squares in windows they are like ALT + 0 + 1
+ 1+1

I have tried trim , rtrim - no luck


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