Remove Carriage Return (^M) Characters with Emacs

I was editing some code which was originally written on a Windows machine and it had carriage return characters at the end of each line:

Screenshot of Emacs editing a file with trailing carriage returns on each line

To remove them:

M-x replace-string RET C-q C-m RET RET

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