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how to get distinct row when use together with ROW_NUMBER()?

I try to get a list of distinct name from the query below:

Select distinct [rodnee_WISDAssetsInvRemedy].[CI_NAME], ROW_NUMBER() OVER ( Order By [rodnee_WISDAssetsInvRemedy].[CI_NAME] Asc  ) as 'RowNum'
FROM rodnee_WISDAssetsInvRemedy

but it only gave me duplicated names.
104LMWC                      1
104LMWC                      2
ADMHXP01      3
ADMHXP01      4
AIBSFIBCPAPP1      5
AIBSFIBCPAPP1      6
AIBSFIPRODAPP1      7
AIBSFIPRODAPP1      8
AIBSFIUATAPP1      9
AIBSFIUATAPP1      10

Very appreciated for your help!!!
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jssong2000
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jssong2000
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KGNicklCommented:
I believe its returning unique combinations of both name and row number.
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joshbulaCommented:
SELECT (Select distinct [rodnee_WISDAssetsInvRemedy].[CI_NAME],
FROM rodnee_WISDAssetsInvRemedy ) As CI_NAME, Row_Number(), OVER ( Order By [rodnee_WISDAssetsInvRemedy].[CI_NAME] Asc  ) as 'RowNum',
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Ephraim WangoyaCommented:
why not simply

Select [rodnee_WISDAssetsInvRemedy].[CI_NAME], ROW_NUMBER() OVER ( Order By [rodnee_WISDAssetsInvRemedy].[CI_NAME] Asc  ) as 'RowNum'
FROM rodnee_WISDAssetsInvRemedy
group by [rodnee_WISDAssetsInvRemedy].[CI_NAME]
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jssong2000Author Commented:
Thank you very much!!!
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