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BIOS update went wrong, need help please

Q: BIOS update went wrong, need help please

Hi, i was wondering if anyone had any advice.

Last night i updated my bios (ASUS M2N4-SLI), unfortunately during the update the power went off in the house when i boot now nothing happens, the keyboard and mouse are not even booting. There is power to the motherboard but i can?t get a boot screen or anything, is there any way that i can sort this out?

many thanks

Hachi

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A: BIOS update went wrong, need help please

Unfortunately there is little you can do if the flashing has failed. If the motherboard does not POST, you are most-likely looking at a paperweight. There may be a bit of hope if your mainboard has a chip socket (meaning you can physically pull the BIOS chip) but most are soldered right to the PCB. If you can remove the BIOS chip, you can send it to BIOSMAN where they will replace it and reflash the corrupt chip. I've used them before, it's a very good service.

As far as soldered goes, I'm afraid that's tough luck. Replace the motherboard.

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/bios-update-went-wrong-need-help-please.149733/
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Hello,

a friend gave me his HP DV6500 Notebook to fix it. He said it made an update and then for hours nothing happened. He shut it and started again.

I could see that it tried to recover 2 times. The second time it was successful but it somehow resetted or returned the Vista to a fresh install!!! His data was locked in a previous User account, I backed it up on a usb-stick with a linux live cd.

I can't make a reinstall because now a bluescreen always appears even when I boot from Vista DVD.

ntoskrnl.exe corrupt when try to boot vista in the normal way.
How can I fix that without being able to use the repair option of the DVD?
Sorry, the title of the thread is wrong. I figured out already that the BIOS version is for an Intel. So everything is ok with the BIOS actually.
 

A:Solved: HP DV6500 Notebook wrong BIOS update by HP update function?

Ok, I could fix it after following instructions from this page:

http://www.delmartian.com/nullpoint...0C1F5-0xC1F5-C1F5-BSOD-CLFS.SYS-KB946084.html

The Txf-log had to be removed and afterwards I was able to use the repair function of the Vista DVD again.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-hp-dv6500-notebook-wrong-bios-update-by-hp-update-function.819668/
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A:wrong bios update

if the flasher let you revert to a previous version, yes, try it.(not always the best thing to do, reverting to a previous BIOS version) if not and your system is stable, i would leave it as it is.

http://community.acer.com/t5/Aspire-Desktops/wrong-bios-update/td-p/396542
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A:bios update gone wrong

 You could try a BIOS rollback to previous version.  1-Immediately after powering on start tapping the Esc key.2-When the menu appears, tap F2 for System Diagnostics.3-In the list of items will be BIOS or Firmware Management.Use the arrow key to move down & highlight it.Press Enter key.4-You should now have a Rollback BIOS option.Use arrow key again to highlight and press Enter key.  

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Boot-and-Lockup/bios-update-gone-wrong/td-p/5764764
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Hi

I hope this is posted in the right place.

I think I have messed up my computer big time and need some advice.

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I downloaded the BIOS update from the Medion website booted the computer into DOS and applied the update.

Everything seemed to run smoothly with the update and when it finished my computer rebooted but just kept on turning on for about 2 seconds and then turning off again like it is stuck in a loop.

Now whenever I plug in the computer this loop of turning on and off starts again.

I have tried resetting the CMOS but to no avail.

I am seeking advice on what I can do.

Is this fixable?
Do I need a new motherboard?
Is my computer dead?

Any advice would be much appreciated.
 

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I tried removing the CMOS battery, I also tried to cross the jumpers, all with no luck. This only leads me to believe the BIOS itself is corrupted. I heard there is a way to fix the BIOS by using something called flashing. Could someone show me how to do this?
 

A:Bios update gone wrong

Flashing your BIOS is what you where doing. Depending on your system you may be able to use the Boot CD to restore the BIOS to it's factory default. If your PC is older then you will need to contact the manufacture (or a local non big box repair shop) and get a new BIOS ROM chip.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/bios-update-gone-wrong.907157/
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A:wrong bios update

if the flasher let you revert to a previous version, yes, try it.(not always the best thing to do, reverting to a previous BIOS version) if not and your system is stable, i would leave it as it is.

http://community.acer.com/t5/Aspire-Desktops/wrong-bios-update/td-p/396542/jump-to/first-unread-message
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A:bios update gone disastrously wrong

Sorry to hear about this. I don't usually recommend services, but this site is representative of a service you should/could check out (Google 'replacement bios chip');

http://www.biosman.com/about_biosman.html

Of course, you could contact Gateway for a new chip.



 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/bios-update-gone-disastrously-wrong.75407/
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A:Satellite Pro U400 - BIOS update went wrong

Hi mate

Unfortunately? if something went wrong during the BIOS update, then you will not be able to solve this without an help from an ASP technician?

Hopefully the BIOS ROM module is not damage?
In worst case the mobo is damage but maybe it?s not damaged?

However?. You have to get in contact with an local ASP and should ask for further handling!

Good luck!

https://forum.toshiba.eu/showthread.php?50061-Satellite-Pro-U400-BIOS-update-went-wrong
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A:Wrong BIOS update and now the system doesn't boot! Plz help..

A great big OUCH!

You could try reflashing it with the correct one if it will get that far. But it probably wont even boot to floppy now... The only way I can think of is to remove the BIOS chip and reflaash it in a programmer

Thats exactly why I never flash a BIOS unless its absolutly needed.
 

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Is there anyway to make my Thinkpad work again? Or do i have to change the mother board. ;(

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A:bios error 1283, wrong bios installed... i think.

It would either need to boot far enough to load the new BIOS via floppy/USB, or the BIOS chip would need to be removed and flashed.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/bios-error-1283-wrong-bios-installed-i-think.1036872/
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My last BIOS update has failed and now my laptop Satellite PrU400 PSU45E is out of order.
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Is anybody can help me?

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A:Satellite Pro U400 BIOS update failed - What is BIOS Boot-block access

Hi

I wondering what Crisis Recovery Disk do you have ?:|
In my experience the special disk is needed which is available only for ASP technician.
Therefore it?s necessary to contact the ASP in your country in order to reflash the BIOS.

In my opinion you shouldn?t not try any ?Crisis Recovery disks? which you fond in the net? this can lead to mobo damage?

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A:Tecra 9100 - BIOS block 1 damaged and how to update BIOS?

Hello

All you can find is stuff on Toshiba support page. I don't know where you live but try to contact nearest Toshiba authorized service provider.
They have access to Toshiba database and they can obtain all this for you. Make a call and ask for help. I am pretty sure they will help you to solve this BIOS issue.

https://forum.toshiba.eu/showthread.php?46581-Tecra-9100-BIOS-block-1-damaged-and-how-to-update-BIOS
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My laptop model is NP550PC7, with 6 gig of ram, and an i7 quad core CPU, and the OS is Window 7 Home Premium 64bit.

I've tried looking in the BIOS but I can't seem to find anything related to the GPU or display options. Any help or avice is much appreciated.

A:Problems with Nvidia gpu post BIOS system BIOS update.

Hi,

Have you updated your GPU with the latest drivers?

http://www.geforce.co.uk/drivers

Please navigate to:

Start> Control panel> Swith to icon view> device manager.
Look under "Display Adapters"

Is the Nvidia GPU listed there? If so are there any yellow symbols etc?

Cheers

Dave

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/290427-problems-nvidia-gpu-post-bios-system-bios-update.html
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A:Fan works like a helicopter-BIOS update is blocked BIOS vers...

@YuraL? To better help you we would need the exact model number or product number of your laptop/desktop??? http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c00033108 REO

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Fan-works-like-a-helicopter-BIOS-update-is-blocked-BIOS/td-p/5829795
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ta
 

A:updated to wrong bios :/

All the Gigabyte boards I've known come with DualBios which does a backup of your BIOS before flashing it. Now, maybe it wasn't such a good idea to keep trying to flash it non stop. Once the first flash failed, you should tried to revert to the old BIOS.

What you should try to do now is go to the Gigabyte website, look for your board & get an OFFICIAL BIOS & try to update using that one.

& never, ever, ever try to fiddle with that again.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/updated-to-wrong-bios.10346/
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A:Wrong BIOS installed.

If you messed up the Bios it needs to be flashed to the right revision

are you even able to get a post screen ? if not then Im not sure if clearing cmos would help

I would call Toshiba tech support they might be able to give you a bios to install


Question though why would you update the bios ? especially on a Lappy most of the time when you buy a Lappy pretty much leave as is unless the update is super important

Most of the time updated Bios updates compadible cpu's or updated memory controler not work wrecking your unit over

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/270517-wrong-bios-installed.html
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A:Please help me, Bios flash went wrong

I think I've fixed it, turns out I didnt reconfigure my RAID SATA controller properly in setup, oops.

This can be deleted then, thx.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/please-help-me-bios-flash-went-wrong.31940/
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A:Bios flash gone wrong

I have removed the hard disk and dvd-rom to factor out any boot problems, still to no avail.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/bios-flash-gone-wrong.100251/
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H/W diagnostics info:
Windows XP Personal Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3
Manufacturer: Acer
System Model Aspire L100
Board model: FC51PVG
Motherboard ID 12/28/2006-nF-C51PVG-6A61HFK7C-00

BIOS vendor: Phoenix Technologies, LTD
BIOS version: 6.00 PG, Release date: 12/28/2006
Chipset: nVidia C51G

windows XP homeED SMBIOS Version 2.4

everest shows Award BIOS Message This BIOS is exclusively for Acer only <R02-A3>

when i look at the bios utility before it boots using the (delete) key shows;
system bios ID r02-a3

this system is a desktop not a powerbook or laptop.
acers website suggests It will either be
ASL100-R01-B1.bin for systems that have R01-?? BIOS ID
or
ASL100-R03-A4.bin for systems that have R03-?? BIOS ID.

yes many times i've acessed my bios its been showing weird tempatures and unable to view simple bios/cmos summary screens?

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A:wrong bios installed?

It's very unlikely that the machine would work at all with an incorrect BIOS. Everest tries to access BIOS features from a Windows environment and has varying success with it. I wouldn't worry about anything that it tells you, or necessarily believe it.

If your machine has no problems, you are in dangerous territory trying to make changes to BIOS.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/wrong-bios-installed.765754/
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A:Flashed wrong bios

I forgot to say i can turn on my pc perfectly and do everything but im lacking the extras the Pro version has
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/flashed-wrong-bios.41585/
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http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/Desktop-has-done-a-HP-bios-update-creating-a-bios-recovery/td-p/5847609
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A:Downgrade a BIOS update or Optimising BIOS settings

Hey @Rahul_mk,  I would like to welcome you to the HP Support Community. If my reply resolves your issue or answer your question(s),  please let others know this reply was helpful by clicking the Accept as Solution button. I understand that you did a BIOS upgrade but it did not take well to your HP Pavilion Notebook - 15-ab522tx. You mentioned that your Notebook is now slow and games and movies are stuttering.  Many HP Notebooks have an HP BIOS Restore tool that may recover the BIOS from an earlier version and restore basic functionality. Please follow the documentation to do a BIOS reset.  Have you tried to perform a hard reset?Which BIOS version did  you upgrade to? You said that Windows 10 is up to date.Have you tried using the HP Support Assistant for updates also?  You can try following the below steps to reload the factory installed BIOS Setup Settings:In the BIOS Setup utility, select the Exit tab.Select Load Setup Defaults.Select Save Changes and Exit (pressing F5 and the Enter key will also load the Setup Defaults).Press Esc and then Enter to exit Setup.If you require further assistance, I would be more than happy to continue to help you. Please re-post with any information you think may help me find a resolution for you. Please also let me know if the BIOS reset works. If you would like to show you appreciation for my efforts today, please take a second to click the Thumbs Up button below. I am glad that you joined in!  Have a great day! 

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Downgrade-a-BIOS-update-or-Optimising-BIOS-settings/td-p/5692324
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A:HP BIOS Update Stuck at "Verifying New Bios Image 100%"

You have no choice but to force a reboot and keep your fingers crossed.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/374403/hp-bios-update-stuck-at-verifying-new-bios-image-100/
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A:BIOS display on the wrong screen

It's how the computer display adapters are listed out. And yes it's correct having 4 outputs.

The computer is spitting out the display adapter of the hdmi as #1, and will always display that output first if connected. Even though it's not on, so as long as you have the hdmi plugged in, the computer sense its an active connection.

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http://www.vistax64.com/graphic-cards/298643-bios-display-wrong-screen.html
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A:BIOS Updated But.... (Sorry If In Wrong Place)

I can't say without seeing the release notes on the bios update, Generally they will only fix one problem at a time. Often it's compatibility for hardware that you may not even have. Meaning you will be unaffected by the update at all.

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A:BIOS setup wrong on Boot up

Sounds like a dead battery to me. Have you tried replacing it?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/bios-setup-wrong-on-boot-up.102454/
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A:Flashed Bios now cpu is at wrong speed, Please help

Well I'm not familar with the XP BIOS settings, but you should have two things, an FSB clock setting, usually 200MHz and a CPU multiplier setting, usually X9 to X11. So that 200X10=2000MHz.
But it seems to me that you might have installed the wrong BIOS, very odd that default settings for your mobo would have changed to that degree.
Did you try setting BIOS to fail safe defaults?
 

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A:Bios displays wrong HD size

Did you put the correct 80-prong ATA-100/133 cable on?
As far as I know, a BIOS only recognizes the combined size of the first 4 partitions of any HD, so if your 5th partition is about 15GB that explains dhe difference.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/bios-displays-wrong-hd-size.8400/
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A:Updated the wrong revision/Bios

You should be able to flash (it's not an update, the old BIOS gets completely erased first, and the new one is written in its place) the BIOS just fine after a CMOS clear.
I got to say, I'm pretty amazed the Rev 2.0's BIOS even worked, as long as you're running stable, you'll be fine after re-flashing the BIOS, as long as anything doesn't catastropihcally fail completely disregardless of your little oopsie.

Clearing the CMOS: some boards (not yours) have a button/other thingy that you can simply use for the operation, but with old/low-end boards, you can just unplug your computer from wall, empty the capacitors by pressing the power button for ~5 secs (fans will nudge and lights will blink, most probably), then remove the CMOS cell battery from the motherboard, and wait a while. A minute or two should do, but if you have some other chores you can take care of in the meanwhile, it doesn't hurt to wait half an hour or more. The CMOS should drain almost instantly, but... *shrug* If you don't instantly need the system, why not "play safe" (and a bit silly I guess, but it's just how I see it fit somehow. If it can't hurt you, why not. Sorry, /ramble off)
Rather than clearing the CMOS, it should also be sufficient to load the failsafe or default settings from within BIOS.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/updated-the-wrong-revision-bios.848966/
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Obviously, the BIOS is not OK in the machine in question.
 

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There is not a significant detectable difference between DDR333 and DDR400.
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A:Wrong Password, then bios doesn't work

We cannot help with password problems as per the rules. It does seem that you may have some other problem as well. I would try the following;
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I download stuff all the time, and sometimes I disable my antivirusClick to expand...

I would REALLY stop doing the above. You are just asking for a problem. If you must download stuff, use a linux machine. Linux is much less susceptible to a virus.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/wrong-password-then-bios-doesnt-work.1162104/
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A:wrong memory showing in Control panel and also in BIOS

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Sunitamishra


hi all,

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Type configsys in search. go to the advanced tab. Check for "max memory" it should be unchecked.

Let us know if that doesnt fix it
ken

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A:<ASK> memory:wrong value reported by BIOS. 4001 MB instead of 4096 MB

What does the BIOS report as the max RAM?

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A:Wrong BIOS setting laptop wont turn on

Enter you BIOS, select Exit, and choose Load Default Settings.

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Post manufacturer & model of computer. Is this a desktop or a laptop?

If it's a desktop, post manfacturer and model of Power Supply.
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A:Flashed wrong BIOS (E6410A16) on a Latitude E4310

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http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19993160
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http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/software-os/f/4997/t/19988802
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A:got the windows 10 free upgrade and used the dell diagnostics tool to upgrade driver and bios everything worked fine until the update of the bios!!!!

I called dell they told me in not so many words my motherboard was Fried and they would not replace it.

Dell just saying it's a "possibility" the motherboard might need to be replace. No one can tell you that motherboard is definite "Fried" without first looking at the system.
What is the system model number and version of windows before upgrading to windows 10? Example: Dell Inspiron 3543, windows 10
You're able to boot into BIOS(F2 key) and diagnostic (F12 key) ?
1. Power off computer
2. Power on computer, quickly start tapping F2 key ( BIOS) or F12 key( BIOS) continuously

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A:Just used @BIOS to update my BIOS, it failed at 50%

Argh is there ANYTHING I can do? I'm going to have to leave my computer on permanently otherwise.

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A:BIOS corruption after BIOS update

Hello, please use the link below to download the link for latest drivers  http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/readIndex?sp4ts.oid=5071202&swLangOid=8&swEnvOid=4060 Please be advised there may be chances you will loose complete data while bios recovery  please download the bios file on empty USB Stick and create USB recovery by running that file from the USB drive then follow the instructions as below: with the USB recovery media inserted on the unit  Turn off the computer.Plug the notebook into a power source using the power adapter.Press and hold the Windows key and the B key at the same time while the computer is off.Still pressing the Windows and B keys, press and hold down the Powerbutton on the notebook for 1 second, and then release the Powerbutton and the keys.  




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well, they ask for BIOS UPDATE, gather your bios version n brand name, go for appropriate site nd have update..?
but the question that arise in my mind..(being tech student and encounter this bootstrap loader numerous times) is
BIOS IS A "ROM" CHIP, and so we must only be able to read from it..
then how is it possible to write on it and update the BIOS and more over, in my college books i find.. if u want to update your bios then u have to change your entire chip or sometime even motherboard

hopefully i will find sufficient answer.. thanx for anyhelp
 

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A:10.7 Update gone wrong!

You can make another user account and give it administrator privileges.
That is what you would be using now. It's not the built in admin. account.

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A:u3 update gone wrong! Please help!!!!!!

Please do not double-post.

http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/705682-u3-update-gone-wrong-please.html
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/u3-update-gone-wrong-please-help.705681/
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A:Possible update gone wrong?

try a restore to before the updates where applied
start>programs>accessories>system tools>system restore > choose a date before the update was applied
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/possible-update-gone-wrong.1058856/
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