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When you use the SAS PC Files Server on double-byte character set (DBCS) editions of the SAS® System, you can receive the following error:
ERROR: Unable to transcode data to/from UCS-2 encoding.
WARNING: File deletion failed for _IMEX_.your-sheet-name.DATA.
This problem occurs with any DBCS edition of SAS (including Chinese, Japanese, and Korean) that has an encoding other than UTF-8.
To circumvent the problem, use an edition of SAS that has the UTF-8 encoding, which you can find in a location that is similar to the following:
A fix for this issue for SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files 9.21_M1 is available at:
A fix for this issue for SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files 9.21_M2 is available at: