troubleshooting Question

What is wrong? PERL search and replace

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PerlScripting LanguagesMicrosoft Legacy OS
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I am new in PERL and testing the following command in windows Strawberry

perl.exe -pi.bak -e "BEGIN{@ARGV=<*.fdf>} s/FP944/F951/g"

There is only one file that has extension fdf and I receive this error

The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.

The command above supposedly work in windows, anyway I tested this command also

perl -pi.bak -e "s/FP944/FP951/g" *.fdf

and I get the following error
Unrecognized character \x93; marked by <-- HERE after <-- HERE near column 1 at -e line 1.

What I want accomplish is to replace a string  FP944 with FP955 and do it from that directory and continuing to the subdirectories.

Any help would be great.

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