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Convert a Encoding of a file in c sharp

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I have found couple of examples online for converting the encoding of file in c sharp, but the file I have is UCS-2 LE w//o BOM , can somebody please tell me how to convert this to another encoding say ascii
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According to Wikipedia, UCS-2LE is equivelant to the first 60k code points of UTF-16, so:
static void UTF16ToASCII(string file)
{
	string contents = File.ReadAllText(file, Encoding.Unicode); // Read the file
	File.WriteAllText(file, contents, Encoding.ASCII); // Re-write it as ASCII
}

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it does not work
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