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How can I delete a unicode file using MFC application if the PC doesn't support unicode.

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I am trying to delete a unicode name picture using MFC application, but I couldn't delete it.  When I debug, the name shows as '???????.bmp', how can i convert this to some ascii characters.  I am able to delete this file from windows, but not from the application.   I just want to know what makes windows to delete this file and How can we delete this using MFC application without making PC to support unicode( from control panal->language).   Thanks for your help in advance.
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How are you compiling your application ? ANSI ?? if so try to compile it as UNICODE so that you can access UNICODE strings within your application..

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Also have a look at function WideCharToMultiByte() to convert UNICODE to ANSI.

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Hay Dan, I couldn't solve the problem yet
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In my last post I asked him to try WideCharToMultiByte() to convert UNICODE to ANSI.....didnt got reply.

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All right, sorry for being rude. We will be more carefully next time.

Thank you for your advice.
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