troubleshooting Question

Convert varchar to Date as MM/DD/YYYY in SQL

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FinghtingMiaoFlag for United States of America asked on
Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server 2005VB Script
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I have a table contain user input [EXP Date] as varchar:
I am trying to convert them to date:
Convert(datetime, [EXP Date],101), but I got the error message:
Conversion failed when converting datetime from character string.

This issue have bothered me a long time and i tired walk around it, but this time I have to figure out something before I can move on to do some dates caculation.

Does any one have idea of this?

Thank  you very much.

Fighting Miao
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