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Convert charset from Mysql table to utf8

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Hi!

Have a table in MYSQL that contains of characters that NOT is UTF8.

How do i in vb.net convert this data to UTF8 ??
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Imports System.Text
 
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    Public Function StringAsUtf8Bytes(ByVal strData As String) As Byte()
 
        Dim bytes() As Byte
 
        ' get unicode string as bytes
        bytes = Encoding.UTF8.GetBytes(strData)

        ' return byte data
        Return bytes
 
    End Function
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Hi!
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This give me only valuses like 195,155...

Must convert this to string
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Hi!

I wil try to explane what i want
Have this string from a field in mysql:
"MÃ¥ltrostveien 4"  --> Must be converted to UTF8 like : "Måltrostveien 4"

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