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How do you get the icons out of shell32.dll?
How do you get the icons out of shell32.dll?
like below fixes the issue In Visual Studio, choose "File Open..." then "File...". Then pick the Shell32.dll. A folder tree should be opened, and you will find the icons in the "Icon" folder.To save an Icon, you can right-click on the icon in the fol
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Date : January 25 2021, 03:26 PM , By : Bobblegate
Best way to wrap rsync progress in a gui?
Best way to wrap rsync progress in a gui?
I hope this helps . For this type of tasks, I use my own AutoIt script (freeware, Windows only). The script redirects the standard output into a graphical window, displaying it with the ability to scroll back, etc (very useful in long processes like
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Date : January 25 2021, 07:01 AM , By : Juice
How to display unicode text in OpenGL?
How to display unicode text in OpenGL?
it should still fix some issue You could also group the characters by language. Load each language table as needed, and when you need to switch languages, unload the previous language table and load the new one.
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Date : January 25 2021, 07:01 AM , By : jedameron
Registry vs. INI file for storing user configurable application settings
Registry vs. INI file for storing user configurable application settings
With these it helps Pros of config file: Easy to do. Don't need to know any Windows API calls. You just need to know the file I/O interface of your programming language. Portable. If you port your application to another OS, you don't need to change y
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Date : January 23 2021, 02:43 AM , By : tangsty
How do I edit work items in the Visual Studio 2008 xml editor?
How do I edit work items in the Visual Studio 2008 xml editor?
Hope that helps I don't have TFS but I know in regular VS there is an Open With... option in most items' contextual menu that even let you change the default editor. Very useful when you are tired of the Designer opening instead of the Code file on W
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Date : January 23 2021, 02:43 AM , By : user103892
Better windows command line shells
Better windows command line shells
To fix the issue you can do Take Command does support Copy/Cut/Paste from the keyboard and the mouse. It's pretty handy if you do a lot of work from a command prompt. It also supports: Command and folder history, with popup windows to select prior co
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Date : January 22 2021, 07:23 PM , By : Justin Bowers
Does it still make sense to learn low level WinAPI programming?
Does it still make sense to learn low level WinAPI programming?
wish helps you This question is bordering on religious :) But I'll give my thoughts anyway.I do see value in learing the Win32 API. Most, if not all, GUI libraries (managed or unmanaged) result in calls to the Win32 API. Even the most thorough librar
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Date : January 22 2021, 07:05 PM , By : Rob
Verifying files for testing
Verifying files for testing
To fix this issue The only 100% way to figure out if two files are equal is to do a binary comparison of the two.If you can live with the risk of false positives (ie. two files which aren't 100% identical but your code says they are), then the digest
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Date : January 22 2021, 04:47 PM , By : Franky
How do you create your own moniker (URL Protocol) on Windows systems?
How do you create your own moniker (URL Protocol) on Windows systems?
I hope this helps you . Take a look at Creating and Using URL Monikers , About Asynchronous Pluggable Protocols and Registering an Application to a URL Protocol from MSDN
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Date : January 22 2021, 04:47 PM , By : PPD
Windows Equivalent of 'nice'
Windows Equivalent of 'nice'
With these it helps If you want to set priority when launching a process you could use the built-in START command:
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Date : January 22 2021, 04:45 PM , By : John Phipps
Is there a WMI Redistributable Package?
Is there a WMI Redistributable Package?
it should still fix some issue You didn't mention for what OS, but the WMI Redistributable Components version 1.0 definitely exists.For Windows Server 2003, the WMI SDK and redistributables are part of the Server SDK
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Date : January 22 2021, 04:45 PM , By : Ricardo
How can I create Debian install packages in Windows for a Visual Studio project?
How can I create Debian install packages in Windows for a Visual Studio project?
seems to work fine I am not aware of any plugin that does it natively, especially since Mono users seem to prefer MonoDevelop.However, it should be possible to use Cygwin and a custom MSBuild Task or Batch file in order to achieve that by using the n
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Date : January 22 2021, 02:12 PM , By : Felix Almeida
What's the best setup for Mono development on Windows?
What's the best setup for Mono development on Windows?
I think the issue was by ths following , I'd recommend getting VMWare Player and using the free Mono development platform image that is provided on the website.Download Mono
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Date : January 22 2021, 02:12 PM , By : Per
How do I run Redis on Windows 32 bit?
How do I run Redis on Windows 32 bit?
around this issue Download the .zip file to your hard drive.Unzip the files into any location, such as ‘C:\Program Files\Redis\’.
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Date : January 12 2021, 07:00 PM , By : Thomas Gueze
Trying to batch remove non visible special characters from filenames
Trying to batch remove non visible special characters from filenames
I hope this helps . I have 100+ filenames that are created from a program that have hidden special characters. In windows explorer, the filenames look correct, but copying and pasting the filename into a program such as notepad++ pastes with ?'s on e
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Date : January 11 2021, 03:28 PM , By : lili
Why does bash on windows say "No such file or directory"?
Why does bash on windows say "No such file or directory"?
Hope that helps This was a hard to find/figure out answer as most examples show accessing the "C" drive as /c/Users/myuser but since it treats the linux subsystem as "sort of" a different OS, that drive needs to be mounted. So the correct path is: /m
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Date : January 10 2021, 02:04 PM , By : turret
Executing Custom Actions immediately in WIX
Executing Custom Actions immediately in WIX
seems to work fine Is there any way to execute a custom action in WIX as soon as the first dialog (welcome) appears? , Add something like:
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Date : January 10 2021, 01:57 PM , By : user180941
Programmatically power off the machine by Machine name?
Programmatically power off the machine by Machine name?
I wish did fix the issue. Have a look at (C)Shutdown[Remote] Using Shutdown.exe
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Date : January 10 2021, 01:49 PM , By : Lauren Kirschner
Qt: QPainter + GDI in the same widget?
Qt: QPainter + GDI in the same widget?
this one helps. I got this working in QT 4.7-beta 2 as follows In the constructor call setAttribute(Qt::WA_PaintOnScreen,true); Do NOT reimplement paintEngine() to return NULL;
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Date : January 10 2021, 01:45 PM , By : JoeCh
Best directory to store application data with read\write rights for all users?
Best directory to store application data with read\write rights for all users?
it fixes the issue It's often good to use environment variables so you keep things more generic. Vista has changed some things, with NTFS Junction Points. See http://www.svrops.com/svrops/articles/jpoints.htm
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Date : January 10 2021, 01:45 PM , By : bikefixxer
What happens to permissions when a file goes to the recycle bin?
What happens to permissions when a file goes to the recycle bin?
fixed the issue. Will look into that further As explained in the comments by @Eryk Sun, the problem is related to the way hardlinks are reported by Win32 API.It appears that fsutil uses FindFirstFileName and FindNextFileName functions, both of which
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Date : January 06 2021, 03:27 AM , By : Robert Daniel Pickar
Windows: Include port number in shortcut target string
Windows: Include port number in shortcut target string
fixed the issue. Will look into that further "-port=10261" works. It doesn't like slashes.Here is the full shortcut target string that works: "C:\Program Files\Azure Cosmos DB Emulator\Microsoft.Azure.Cosmos.Emulator.exe" -port=10261
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Date : January 02 2021, 10:54 PM , By : user171555
VT-x is not available (VERR_VMX_NO_VMX) when starting ubuntu in Virtualbox
VT-x is not available (VERR_VMX_NO_VMX) when starting ubuntu in Virtualbox
To fix the issue you can do It is a known issue when running 64-bit VMs in VirtualBox 6.x on Windows 10.The culprit is Windows Defender Application/Device Guard.
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : Jouni
Script to list extensions
Script to list extensions
fixed the issue. Will look into that further The method you linked to is probably overkill for what you want.Do a for /r loop to get all files recursively and set a variable named the same as the extension (the value isn't important, we need only the
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : John Miller
How to use multiple input using pipe in a batch file?
How to use multiple input using pipe in a batch file?
Hope this helps What you are attempting to do will rarely work, as many commands only accept a password as active input from stdin.For instance the telnet command can not be scripted by design.
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : boney M
Adding/Removing hosts file entry using powershell corrupts the file
Adding/Removing hosts file entry using powershell corrupts the file
Hope this helps Because as it states in the comment of the hosts file, "The IP address and the host name should be separated by at least one space.", trying to find a string with exactly one space character in between could return false.I think it wo
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : Nigel
How to print Hexagram in Perl?
How to print Hexagram in Perl?
I wish this helpful for you You tell Perl your terminal is expecting UTF-8, but your terminal appears to expect one of the following:[1] cp437 cp860 cp861 cp863 cp865
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : CyberGreg
Weird behavior with *1
Weird behavior with *1
should help you out Alex K. is correct.The name a b has a space and thus it's treated like a "long" file name. The system will generate an alternative "short" file name for the benefit of older applications that don't cope with "long" file names. The
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : Hibame
How do I run build files through Strawberry Perl command line?
How do I run build files through Strawberry Perl command line?
wish of those help The bourne shell command you posted is equivalent to the following Windows command shell commands:
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : Angel Paunchev
keep 100 newest file in a directory - windows script porting
keep 100 newest file in a directory - windows script porting
around this issue I realize this is not as cryptic and magical as using a for loop, but it works. When you are satisfied that the correct files will be deleted, remove the -WhatIf from the Remove-Item cmdlet.
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : Guyou
Git clone doesn't show progress
Git clone doesn't show progress
To fix this issue Clone progress is output to stderr. The --progress flag forces it to occur even if stderr is not a tty device (as in, the C library isatty() function returns false/0).Unfortunately, --progress inside git clone works by invoking othe
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : Barry
Rust program requires the libusb DLL to be present even though it was statically linked
Rust program requires the libusb DLL to be present even though it was statically linked
fixed the issue. Will look into that further @Shepmaster was right, the libusb:x64-windows triplet for vcpkg only contains definitions that try to call the real functions from the DLL. I tried to load this library from a simple C program and I got th
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : jch
How to fix "VirtualBox Interface has active connections" error in Windows?
How to fix "VirtualBox Interface has active connections" error in Windows?
I hope this helps you . I came here because the title of this topic does not mention Docker. I had the same problem when using the application BlueStacks in Windows 10, without Docker. Windows did not shut down (or took a long time to do so) because
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : Doug
How to delete all files and directories with an exception
How to delete all files and directories with an exception
Does that help I would suggest this as a possibile alternative to using FOR loop and/or a mixture of DEL and RD:
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : Felix Almeida
How to use file contents as command-line arguments Windows
How to use file contents as command-line arguments Windows
hope this fix your issue In a Bash terminal I can write
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : Picoman Games
What causes WriteFile to return error 38 (ERROR_HANDLE_EOF)?
What causes WriteFile to return error 38 (ERROR_HANDLE_EOF)?
may help you . WriteFile is thin shell over NtWriteFile. if NtWriteFile return error NTSTATUS - it will be converted to its equivalent win32 error code (via RtlNtStatusToDosError) and WriteFile return false. win32 error code you can got via GetLastEr
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : user124112
How to maintain environment variables of a bat file before executing another program in a bat file?
How to maintain environment variables of a bat file before executing another program in a bat file?
wish help you to fix your issue If you use the CALL command to run the batch file as specified in the accepted answer on the question you linked to, then the environment variables will pass up to the parent batch file.There are three times where this
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : Alecsandru Soare
Deploy go web project on windows server 2008
Deploy go web project on windows server 2008
I wish did fix the issue. My project: go - 1.12.5; gin-gonic; vue-cli - 3.8.2. , Two ways to approach it.
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : k19k
Where are the environment variables for cmd.exe stored?
Where are the environment variables for cmd.exe stored?
Does that help The cmd.exe shell creates some pseudo-variables dynamically. These are not statically defined. I do not know about HTTP_PROXY.
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : Ashaea
Delphi6 Application throwing "Runtime Error 217"
Delphi6 Application throwing "Runtime Error 217"
I hope this helps you . Runtime error 217 is thrown when an unhandled exception is raised before the exception handling framework is installed at startup, or after it is removed at shutdown.As to why there is an unhandled exception you will need to d
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : John R
How to upgrade pgAdmin 4 on windows?
How to upgrade pgAdmin 4 on windows?
I wish this help you Not sure the best approach here. If you update directly pgadmin from: https://www.postgresql.org/ftp/pgadmin/pgadmin4/v4.10/windows/ the installation goes into "C:\Program Files (x86)\pgAdmin 4\v4\runtime\pgAdmin4.exe"Wheras the
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : MikeW
Write to and read from free disk space using Windows API
Write to and read from free disk space using Windows API
With these it helps There is no easy solution in this way. First of all, you should create own partition of the drive. It prevents from an accidental access to your data from OS or any process. Then call CreateFileA() with name of the partition. You
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : George H.
Check if local user is enabled or disabled
Check if local user is enabled or disabled
should help you out I need a seemingly simple if code that would check if a local user is enabled or disabled. , Assuming you have the name of the user in $user
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : Blight
I want run another perl script from one perl script , but i need to execute it separately
I want run another perl script from one perl script , but i need to execute it separately
hop of those help? I need perl script to trigger another script which should run in seperate command prompt. , Try
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : Dmitry
Is it allowed to have windows environment variable name to have dot?
Is it allowed to have windows environment variable name to have dot?
I think the issue was by ths following , You can set the desired variable by enclosing it in brackets like this:
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : Umang
Cloudformation CFN-Init Windows Powershell Issue
Cloudformation CFN-Init Windows Powershell Issue
With these it helps Assuming you are passing the required variables (DomainAdminUser, DomainDNSName and DomainAdminPassword) as parameters within your template, then you just need to utilise the intrinsic substitution function so that CloudFormation
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : Myatus
how to get unidentified network adaptor name with batch
how to get unidentified network adaptor name with batch
around this issue The necessary information can be obtained using the Win32_NetworkAdapter class.For example:
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : todor
Is it possible to use symbolic links in Virtualbox shared folder without administrator priviledges?
Is it possible to use symbolic links in Virtualbox shared folder without administrator priviledges?
hop of those help? Short answer is yes. It is possible to use symbolic links in Virtualbox shared folders without administrator priviledges and it doesn't even require the Developer Mode.Here are the step-by-step instructions how to do it, thanks ery
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : Ryuken
Cannot remove files from powershell, but can from the GUI
Cannot remove files from powershell, but can from the GUI
it should still fix some issue Did you run Powershell as Administrator rights? If so, you can try to add "-force" to your command.
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : Ron
How does findstr "^" equate to an empty directory?
How does findstr "^" equate to an empty directory?
Any of those help This script will get a list of directories (and their subdirectories), loop through each directory to check for subdirectories, then list only the directory names that did not contain a subdirectory. The original script in the link
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : Santhanam
Why does windows command prompt forfiles return some file names with ~$ at the start?
Why does windows command prompt forfiles return some file names with ~$ at the start?
With these it helps Microsoft Office files containing ~$ in the filename are called "owner" files. These files are part of Office's file locking mechanism and contain the account name of the user that has the file open. These files are generally hidd
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : afds
How can you find and replace character in a text file in Windows command-line line by line but from a specific character
How can you find and replace character in a text file in Windows command-line line by line but from a specific character
I wish this help you I have a text file with a semicolon separator (CSV), it has 65 columns but the last is a "comments" column that can have semicolons in his body.
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : lili
How to open another folder in VSCode in the same instance?
How to open another folder in VSCode in the same instance?
like below fixes the issue Support for multi-root workspaces is there.vscode-insiders which support multiple projects at same time.Please refer to our documentation for a full explanation of all the features that come with it. Extension authors shoul
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : shehan
how can I convert flash game to windows
how can I convert flash game to windows
This might help you I have a question about publishing a Flash game to Windows (.exe) like how a Flash game can be published for Android (.apk) using Adobe Animate CC. , Is this possible or not?
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : Vorinowsky
Retrieve a specific field from the result of Get-ItemProperty in Powershell
Retrieve a specific field from the result of Get-ItemProperty in Powershell
like below fixes the issue Get-ItemProperty offers you an PSCustomObject as response.This means you can directly get the value of the property like this:
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : user176445
How to delete subfolders and Files but not parent Folder in windows using Script?
How to delete subfolders and Files but not parent Folder in windows using Script?
around this issue As PowerShell supports wildcards/patterns on multiple levels of a path,it's as simple as:
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : Hunter
Windows OpenFile Flags
Windows OpenFile Flags
Hope this helps The XY problem is asking about your attempted solution rather than your actual problem: The XY Problem.
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : marocchino
Windows Batch Scripting Issue - Quoting Variables containing spaces
Windows Batch Scripting Issue - Quoting Variables containing spaces
it should still fix some issue %CD% is not the right way to do it, as it indicates the directory where the user was located when invoking the script, not the directory where the script resides.Use %~dp0 instead to extract the drive and path informati
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : Lunis Neko
Vectorizing Code with Intel Visual FORTRAN for X64
Vectorizing Code with Intel Visual FORTRAN for X64
This might help you I haven't used the Windows versions of the Intel Fortran compilers, only the Mac and Linux. In Intel nomenclature, "vectorization" uses the small-scale parallel instructions / multimedia extensions SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4 tha
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : tjh0001
Writing a script with the cmd prompt
Writing a script with the cmd prompt
should help you out I'm trying to make a script that will place a list (in a .csv file) of processes that are running that take up more than 10 mb of RAM and shows the time + date the script was run. My teacher did this during his lecture but I can't
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Date : January 02 2021, 06:48 AM , By : redha

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