This seems very much like you are outputting unicode (more precise: utf-8 encoded characters) correctly, but don't declare it in your Content-Type, so the browser assumes it's iso-8859-1 and displays it like that. Something like. Header("Content-type: text/html; charset=utf-8"); Should help.

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0x9B. › ›.,0x9E. ž. ž. %C5 %be. U+00DE.

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Обыкновенная любовь Russian Edition. Ulrich. Загрузка...

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Всем привет! У меня убунту. Скачал архив, разархивировал, а там вот что - dl2.joxi.net/drive/0011/4013/724909/151126/0e944a7... Что это за кодировка и как ее можно перекодировать в русский текст. Спасибо.

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’, Â, � etc... How to fix strange encoding characters in WP or other SQL database.

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Å/å usually means [o] sound.,Originally Answered: What does these symbols á á â ã ä å ă ą mean? They are letters in another language. You are probably seeing them on your smartphone.

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REPLACEMENTS =. {"€" => "€", "‚" => "‚", "„" => "„", "…" => "…", "ˆ" => "ˆ","Û" => "Û", "Ãœ" => "Ü", "Þ" => "Þ", "ß" => "ß", "á" => "á"

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Сервис поиска символов Юникода (Unicode). Находите, копируйте и вставляйте любимые символы: Эмоджи, сердечки, валюты, → стрелки, звёздочки, и многое другое...

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