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.Net Framework 2.0 Datetime conversion from character string

Posted on 2007-10-09
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Last Modified: 2013-11-07
Hi Experts & Guru's,

I've have a problem with .Net Framework 2.0 and SQL Express 2005.

When installing an application on a non english PC ...i get a .Net Framework error.

Conversion failed when converting datetime from character string

Please could you Guru's assist me...Thanks

Question by:ncomper

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ID: 20043155
I have uploaded a copy fo the error file

We are rolling out a global application and I am told that this is an issue where it does not like the Date / Time format.  I have also been told that this is a common problem and could possible be solved by a Globalisation fix in .net to help the colation of the DB.

Can anyone help realy Desperate :)
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Bob Learned earned 1500 total points
ID: 20043194
The "best" way to deal with dates is to use the unambiguous Year-Month-Day (YMD) format when specifying dates, and you won't have any problems parsing a string into a date.


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