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2144639 - OLEDB: Failed to retrieve Chinese characters, replacing them with substitute values - SAP SDK


  • After the ASEOLEDB Provider was upgraded from version 15.0 to 15.7, retrieving Chinese characters produced incorrect characters.
  • The Character Set of the related SAP ASE (Adaptive Server Enterprise) database was in "big5hk" (168).



  • SDK for SAP ASE 15.7/16.0
  • SAP ASE 15.7/16.0 configured for big5hk
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010/2012/2013
  • Windows 7/8/2008/2012 x64 (and 32-bit as well)


SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 15.7 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise 16.0 ; SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise SDK 16.0 ; Sybase SDK 15.7 ; Sybase Software Developer Kit 15.7


KBA , BC-SYB-SDK , SDK , BC-SYB-ASE , Sybase ASE Database Platform (non Business Suite) , Problem

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