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Change a time stamp

My field in SQL comes up in theis format: 2011-10-17-

I need it in this format:10/17/2011 12:00:20:307000

I have tired this but nothing changes.
-- Code to get frm OPENQUERY into a CTE --

SELECT *, CONVERT(varchar(30),ptdatets,131) as chg FROM CTE

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SQL Server displays the format of the datetime based on server and client settings.  It is actually stored as an 8 byte numeric value in the database.  

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