troubleshooting Question

Type Conversion Failure on Import from CSV

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When importing a CSV file into Access, I received a type conversion error on a number field with 10digits. Access assigned Long Integer to the field but the data did not import. I read here
https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/ie/en-US/ee617aa1-4369-4fb5-82c3-30f481098ce4/access-import-text-file-fails-with-type-conversion-failure?forum=officeitproprevious
that going to the Advanced tab and changing the Code Page from OEM United States to Western European (Windows) would solve the problem and it did. Does anyone understand why?
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