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Find, Replace Quotation Marks In Vba

I'm trying to find and replace all the quotation marks (basically just deleting them) on a worksheet through VBA. I've tried a number of things and am stumped. The code I'm using is:

Cells.Replace What:="", Replacement:="", LookAt:=xlPart, MatchCase:=False 'Replaces the quotes.

I've tried

Cells.Replace What:=" & chr(34) & ", Replacement:="", LookAt:=xlPart, MatchCase:=False 'Replaces the quotes.


Cells.Replace What:=""", Replacement:="", LookAt:=xlPart, MatchCase:=False 'Replaces the quotes.

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