CSVDE : weird fields like X'44c3b66c6c65'

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Subject: CSVDE : weird fields like X'44c3b66c6c65'
Posted by:  uair01 (uair…@discussions.microsoft.com)
Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2008

When I dump a CSVDE file I often get fileds that look like this:


In user data it is related to names using non-ascii characters so I suspect
it might be some encoded Unicode. Is there a way to decode it?

In group data they are a lot longer and sometimes related to non-ascii
characters but sometimes I don't see why they should be there. Is it some
kind of pointer or placeholder?