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Pc locking up,graphical corruption,audio corruption

Q: Pc locking up,graphical corruption,audio corruption

Up untill today my PC has been working a-ok. I first encountered the problem when i was palying a online mmo. After a couple of hours playing i entered a world and some graphical corruption occured where green pixels seem to appear in bands where the lighter colours where. After a short while the pc locked up,with loads of green pixels appearing and the last split second of sound caught in a loop.Nothing worked,mouse keyboard,even the lights for numlock,scroll lock and capslock did not respond to the keys being pressed.it has happened almost every time i tried a game since then.

I rebooted my pc and it was fine untill i was loging into the pc,where more of the same graphical corruption occured,when i logged in after a short while the pc froze on my desktop and hr monitor lost signal.after a few seconds it came back on an a message appeqred in the corner by the toolbar saying Kernel driver 258.96 had failed but had been recovered, his happened a few times. Windows works perfect in safe mode and i updated the graphics card drivers to try and resolve this but it did not work,i am posting this off my iPod so pardon the bad spelling,will upload a picture or video tomorrow wih more info if needed.
Runnng on a packard bell iXtreme with a quad core cpu and Nvidia 8400GS grqphics card. Hope somebody has a solution .thanks.

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Preferred Solution: Pc locking up,graphical corruption,audio corruption

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Pc locking up,graphical corruption,audio corruption

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So I finally converted to windows 10. Damn you Microsoft and your bs tactics. >,< After about a week I had just gotten everything installed and tweaked to my liking. For days all was well, until yesterday when I booted my computer to find all three monitors displaying this.

I immediately thought "BOOM there goes my graphics card!". But then I remembered seeing the uefi bios screen and the windows boot logo clearly so I figured it has got to be a software issue. I think windows loads fine, the display is just corrupted. I can kinda see the mouse moving around and my start menu pops up, hell I even ran sfc on the command line without being able to see it. I'd like to determine what's causing this and fix it so I don't have to re-install or at least so it doesn't happen again after.

My first thought was, okay what changed since yesterday? The first thing that came to mind was that I had run Ccleaner with CcEnhancer's custom rules. [check the attached images] I may have had a few more things checked at the time. Maybe I deleted something I shouldn't have. I didn't know how i'd go about fixing that so I started think of what else it may be. I had installed uxStyle to enable custom themes a couple days ago. I've heard that can be glitchy. I also figured maybe it's a driver issue or and overclocking issue. I tried to boot into safe mode several times but it didn't work. It just showed a white screen for 2 secon... Read more

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I recently bought an XFX Geforce 6800 GT and when i run some games on it with any driver version prior to 61.77 i get strange graphical corruption. It is weird lines sticking out of objects, mostly clear lines, sometimes brown triangles, always attached to some in game object. I have noticed it mostly in Splinter Cell Chaos theory, as it is always present in this game. I saw it once when playing half-life 2 but, have seen it again. Chronicles of riddick works perfectly no matter what drivers i use. There is no dots or anything, and my card is not overheating, it has never gotten above 68 degrees to my knowledge. I have a 460 watt psu and the card is on its own cord, well, except for my floppy drive. Also, with newer drivers, video playback in windows media player is extremely faded and washed out, everything being near white. The card is brand new, so i wouldn't imagine it is broken... Anyway, if i downgrade to 61.77 or lower drivers the problem disappears entirely in Chaos Theory, and i haven't seen it again in HL2. On a final note, when i was installing the initial drivers after putting the card it it prompted me to located moniter drivers to install, which i cancelled because there are no newer moniter drivers for my POS moniter. Anyway, Thank you for the help!
 

A:Graphical Corruption with 6800 GT

I had the exact same problem recently with the exact same card. However, people told me it was my power supply. (460 watts should be fine for you tho) I never did end up changing my power supply. I upgraded to the latest drivers (which strangly enough were not on the nvidia site but on www.fileplanet.com). The problem still persisted for about a week. Finally, I just tried removing the card and placing it back in to make sure it was connected properly. After that, the problem just seemed to go away. So, I would try just taking the card out, then plugging it back in. Make sure that everything is connected properly...that sort of thing. And if it doesn't work the first time, try try again. I would say that if after four or five times of doing that, that the problem is with the slot itself and you might need a new motherboard.
 

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I'm playing Doom3, after doing a little work on the data files (I will provide the link to what I did if it's needed), to get optimum performance with my ATI Radeon 9200 (256mb).
All the drivers for it are updated and I'm using Direct X 9.0c, so it's not a driver problem.

My problem is this:
When I run the game on High Detail at any resolution, I get some strange graphical corruption with the models, but I'm not getting any slowdown. An exact half of them is covered in shadow, and the other half isn't. They're not properly textured either. However, when I run it at the same resolutions in Medium Detail, none of the graphical corruption is there...

Could there be any reason for this, or do I have to suffice with running the game on Medium?

My Specs are:
Intel P4 3.0 Ghz
Intel D864PERL Motherboard
ATI Radeon 9200 Pro 256mb
512mb Ram.
 

A:Doom3 Graphical Corruption?

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I?ve been having this graphic corruption on my Lenovo G570 running windows 7.



Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2410M CPU @ 2.30GHz, 2301 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)
6GB of ram
AMD Radeon HD 6370M
It seems to happen when viewing street view on Google maps but also when viewing photographs in a browser. It has happened with both Firefox and Chrome.
Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks.

A:Graphical corruption in browser window.

I would try video memory stress test, the free app is attached.

How often is that happening?

I would check your normal RAM, clean the contacts, and reseat it as well.

Memtest+ might be in order also.

RAM - Test with Memtest86+

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I've been having a problem with my computer for several months now (since April), and I don't know what else I could try to fix it.

Originally, my problem was that the fan on my Nvidia 9500GT broke and I needed a new card. So I purchased an Nvidia 9800 GTX+ (Axle: http://www.axle3d.com/eng/productspec.php?id=105). I mainly play World of Warcraft and the problem occurred while playing. My screen will freeze up for up to 30 seconds, I won’t be able to hear anything, then when my computer comes back, either there is graphical corruption (as shown in the images below) or the driver stops working properly (nv4_disp.dll stops working properly and the resolution and colors are low and I need to reboot).

I sent this card back and got a replacement thinking it was just the card. Same identical problem occurred. I sent it back again and got an Nvidia 9800 GT (MSI: http://us.msi.com/index.php?func=proddesc&maincat_no=130&cat2_no=136&cat3_no=&prod_no=1873). The same problem has been occurring ever since.

Now with 3 cards tried, I contacted Nvidia and asked them what could be wrong. They boldly stated within the first 5 minutes that something must be wrong with the Motherboard (Intel: http://www.intel.com/p/en_US/support/highlights/dsktpboards/dg31pr).

Pursuing this, I contacted Intel and told them that there must be a problem with the board. They asked me to send in the board and that they would replace it. Got the new board, still the same problem.

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A:Graphical Corruption/Computer Lock-up

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Hello,

First, here's some history:

I had a Radeon 9700 Pro which crapped out while under warranty. I RMA'd it to receive, surprise, a Radeon 9800 Pro. The 9700 worked flawlessly until it's death, but this 9800 has been giving me some problems.

Since installing the 9800 Pro, I've had graphical corruption and artifacting in some of the games I play while others work perfectly. The corruption appears differently in all the games, but usually shows up as some kind of random black flash on textures. I was convinced that these were a result of bad drivers/registry entries left from the 9700, but I recently reformatted to find that I still have the problem.

Here is a list of games that I'm having trouble with:

-Battlefield 2 - Black flashes on textures and some crazy things going on with static models like buildings, the weapon, etc.
-GTA San Andreas - CJ and all of the characters randomly emit little polygons and look like they're breaking apart, yet textures, buildings, and everything else are perfect
-Doom III - Black flashes all over textures

From this, I would assume that I was experiencing some overheating issues, however the following games work like a charm:

-Battlefield Vietnam
-GTA 3/GTA Vice City
-Quake 3
-Half-Life 2/Counterstrike Source
-UT2004

I have plenty more games that I could try, but I think you get the picture.

Here's a list of things I've tried-

-Reformatting
-A vast array of drivers from 2.x and on
-Updated nF... Read more

A:Graphical Corruption/Artifacting in MANY Games

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I installed the game earlier and then got a dll error when I tried to start the game so I did a quick search of the net and found a fix (install latest DirectX 9, it runs alongside DirectX 9) The game then started, in the main menu I noticed some white flickering and when I started the actual game there was just major graphical corruption everywhere, it was unplayable. I am using the 174 nvidia drivers, here are my specs:-

Xfx 780i
4 x 1gb Geil Ultra ddr2 ram
Q6600 @ 3.2
2 x BFG 8800GT512mb OC in Sli
2 x 320gb WD AAKS in Raid 0
Creative Xfi Extreme Gamer soundcard

I just can't figure it out. Has anybody else got this game running fine on Vista Ultimate 64?. Thank You

A:Rainbow Six Vegas 2 Major Graphical Corruption

I'm having the same problem, I installed the game and also the new patch, when the game starts the graphics are all messed up! Even looking at the kit layout before the game starts, parts of the background are flickering black!!!

I'm running an 8800GTS 512 card with the recommended drivers, on Vista 64 bit premium and can't work out why it doesn't work! COD4, Crysis, FFOW, BF2, BF2142 all work perfectly on full settings without changing anything.

Any ideas?

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hey, im running winxp home edit. on a gateway laptop, Solo 5300. I have an entire smorgasboard of problems, 1. my wireless card, which is the only one i really care about. It isn't working propely... actually, not at all. I try and connect using my D-Link Airplus DWL-650+ card. It says "not connected" but the button that says "connect" or "disconnect" says disconnect, obviously what it says when im connected to a network. I try and view a webpage and it says it can't be displayed. I reinstalled my card and double-checked it, its good, but then I went to the device manager and there is my driver, Xircom MPCI Modem 56. It has a little yellow exclimation point on it. I tried uninstalling it and reinstalling it, I went to Gateway.com and got 2 different versions, both for WinXP (tried them independently before having both on, so it isn't conflicting) and it says:
"Cannot Install this Hardware
There was a problem installing the device
Xircom MPCI Modem 56
An error occured durnign th installation of the device
The Specified Service does not exist as a installed service."
What should I do?

A:Audio Driver Corruption

Hi .I would follow the suggestions in the link following...and then try to properly reinstall the correct drivers. Drivers installed sometimes get in the way of other drivers.How to uninstall hidden devices, drivers, and services - Tech-Recipes.com - http://www.tech-recipes.com/windows_instal...on_tips504.html Louis

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Hey guys i need a bit of help. I started having problems the other day I was trying to watch a video and it kepp saying I needed to install Flash Player. This was strange since I always had Flash installed. I tried to uninstall and then reinstall, yet I kept getting same message. I decieded to check my windows version as a friend to me to make sure I was running the correct flash for my version of Windows. Upon checking it shows I am running Windows 9. This is impossible as I bought the computer a month or so ago and it only had windows 7 on it.......Need help, Thanks

A:IE 7 Corruption

This may give us a bit more information for us to look at >> Download Security Check by Screen317 from HERE or HERE, and save it to your Desktop.* Double-click SecurityCheck.exe* Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box.* A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.Note: If a security program requests permission to access the Internet, allow it to do so.Can you also mention the site that you got the message from, as this will help very much -

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hi there.
hope someone there can help me.
i work as tech support for University of Arkansas, and i have run into this problem big time.

on a DHCP server :
win 95/98/2000

a client get the IP assigned, can ping several domains or IPs, cannot telnet or browse the internet.

the computer can browse the network neighbourhood.

i have tried reinstalling the NIC, setting static ip, installing IPX and NetBuie, (sp) .... all the tricks that normally work.

and i still cannot fix it.

the only way that i know to fix it is reload windows.

i hope there is an easier way.

plz, help
 

A:TCP/IP Corruption???

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Hiya

First post ever

Straight to the point.....

I have an Acer travelmate 3300 and all of a sudden on startup, in windows, or even when running the recovery Console or in Safe Mode, the system will blank out e.g. the screen will just go blank and the HDD light will completely disappear (the light that shows HDD activity)

Everything else is on including all the power and the motherboard Fans.

I've taken the drive out and ran a scandisk and repair on it and it says that it fixed some bad sectors (about 32k) but I put it back into the laptop and i still get the problem

i did get blusscreen once and it had the following information.

Page_Not_found_In_Non_paged_Area

It then went on about Win32k.sys and then

BF84716E At BF800000, Datestamp 45F013F6

if anyone has had this problem, or know the answer that would be great

It's been driving me nuts all day
 

A:HDD Corruption? Has anyone had this before

WELCOME TO THE FORUM
Yup Ur Screged ( I Know Its Spelled Wrong) Once A Hard Drive Goes Bad Its Very Very Hard To Fix It (unless It Has Raid Installed On It) I've Had Several Hard Drives Go Bad On Me. Hard Drives Usually Have An Expected Life Time Before Going Kurplunck But Most Likely You Got A Backdoor Trojan That Completely Wiped Out Your System Files. Good Luck With That Buddy But I Think Your Gonna Need A New Hdd
 

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Working on:
Dell B110
DE051 Celeron D
Almost 800MB Ram
WinXPSP3
80GB HDD
DVD/CDRW+- drive

User complained about Computer slowdowns and crashes when left alone.
I turned off startup programs and power options to always on with no screensaver.

They said they were using malwarebytes antimalware, so I did a quickscan to reporduce the results of the crash to get more info.

1hr 30min later the scan was in the Huiristics portion of the scan.

The user then used the bathroom and turned on the heater, turning on the waterpump and hitting the main breaker killing power to the computer.

Now 1 sec into windows booting "normally" it BSOD with:
Disable or uninstall any anti-virus, disc defragmentation or backup
0x000..024

Safemode does the same thing.
I dont have a cable onhand attach their HDD to my laptop and run CHKDSK,
So I try a boot from a windows install disc intending to repair. Either the disc was scratched or the drive would not work on the CDR, but my drive at home plays it fine. Im thinking of going to install from USB or get a cable to CHKDSK from my laptop.

Im starting to think Im over my head, and am taking too long to finish.
Any help is appreciated.

A:possible OS corruption

You are headed in the right direction
0x24 indictes the NTFS file system and chkdsk /r should help.

I dont suppose that you can get to a command prompt?

As long as the bios is set to boot from the cd
I would try a few more times.
I have seen it take 6-7 tries before it will "hook up"

If the computer supports booting from a usb device that would be good.
If not you may need to hook it to your laptop to run chkdsk.

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I am a mac user and I own a site that has downloads available for purchase. They are zip files with psd's in them. I have two windows 7 clients who can download the entire file and unzip it and everything show up except the psd files.

I was wondering if anyone could shed some light as to why this is happening.

Thanks!

A:zip corruption

Welcome Paigeypar to the windows 7 forums.

There is the possibility that the .psd files that you created are not compatible with the intel version of photoshop.
or, your zip program is only zipping up the fork files and not the data files. Not being a mac person, I do remember from my mac days that the mac uses two files to make a pair, one being the resource fork and one being the data fork. Most pc's ignore the resource fork and only use the data fork.

Hope this helps

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I'm having massive corruption issues running windows 7 ult 64. It regularly fails to boot and gives random bsod messages (Memory Managment, dll errors etc.).
I recently RMA'd the HD after it showed errors on the HD diagnostic utility (even after a complete wipe ) I also RMA'd the motherboard but it didn't change anything. At this point I have my eye on the wireless card (Rosewill RNX-G300EX PCI card). My thought is that (either through driver or hw fault) its causing some corruption in downloaded files, namely system updates. I also regularly get errors trying to open zip and executable files.

A:Win 7 os corruption

Please provide this information:
http://www.techsupportforum.com/f217...ns-452654.html

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A very good friend of mine has a problem picking up her emails from BT Yahoo. When she logs onto the BT Yahoo site and inserts her name and pswd a large file of rubbish tries to download to her PC. If she uses someone elses PC all is fine! Ran Virus check, spyware check and checked BHO's. I've attached the HijackThis log just in case. Anyone help this young lady?Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 13:01:30, on 14/04/2005Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG Free\avgamsvr.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG Free\avgupsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\mgabg.exeC:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Secu... Read more

A:Corruption

Print out these instructions and then close all windows including Internet Explorer.Then I want you to fix some of those entries. Please do the following:Please make sure that you can view all hidden files. Instructions on how to do this can be found here:How to see hidden files in WindowsRun Hijackthis again, click scan, and Put a checkmark next to each of these. Then click the Fix button:R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://www.ggqfqjknamqyctxrimogcghid.com/_...JTMZ0SqlMc.htmlO4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PCDRealtime] C:\WINDOWS\realtime.exeO4 - HKCU\..\Run: [DASH PROC] C:\DOCUME~1\Jackie\APPLIC~1\ERROR TYPE\Inter Ping Intra.exeO16 - DPF: {1C955F3B-5B32-4393-A05D-24B4970CD2A1} - http://streamp.babenet.com/cabs/videox.cabReboot your computer into Safe ModeThen delete these files or directories (Do not be concerned if they do not exist)C:\WINDOWS\realtime.exeC:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\Jackie\APPLICATION DATA\ERROR TYPE\Reboot your computer to go back to normal mode and post a new log.

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I don't think this is a hijacker problem but i read in the forums that you guys really know how to read these to help determine all kinds of problems.. windows xp sp2 is so screwy that i can't run a lot of apps, others run perfectly. windows media player reports corruption or non-compatible file extensions in about half of my mp3 files, all of which have been perfect up until recently. Other failing apps include: personal firewall plus-asks for disk to access functions menu?; virusscan 8.0-part of active shield not installed?; encarta 2004 will go through opening screen and then close. the list goes on. I can't think of any significant changes that I have made to prompt this type of behavior; can you tell anything from this?Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2Scan saved at 12:59:19 AM, on 30/12/2004Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\PROGRA~1\Keyboard\Ikeymain.exeC:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exeC:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MpfTray.exeC:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcvsshld.exeC:�... Read more

A:O/S corruption

hiyou seem to be running an old version of hijackthis, please download the current version from herescan with it and post the new log

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IE won't load pages properly (with error), logging on,
or configuring my ISP connection is not working as well as it should,
OE have problems as well,
but windows explorer is doing well no probs at all.
The modem Is reporting errors and closes, all the while the connection is still on,
(you know the little icon on the sys tray). It seems that the IE cache (temp files) is corrupted, is set to 720mb,
and after a short browsing it start displaying: This page cannot be found thing when I click on a link.
I have to reboot and log on again to have it working for a while, and on and on.
So I decided to reinstall\repair IE and OE but I'm not sure of how it's done,
short of reformatting and installing the whole OS.
And this is my best ghosted image that I have, so reformat and install or repair,
the flip side is time! 9 gegs of stuff. I need competent advice, thx...
 

A:IE corruption what to do- wxp pro

Download and run Hijack this . Scan and copy and paste the log here for someone to look at.
 

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So heres the rap,

i have used the same install of windows XP for around 2-3 years without a format. ive updated all pc components in that time but kept the same install. of course i used all the relative driver cleaners before hand to reduce any clashes. I always kept the system clean and virus/ spyware free. never missed a beat until...

A few days ago i left my computer on all day whilst at work only to come home to a moniter screen which displayed 'no signal detected' so decided to reset it. then windows loading screen came on and near the end of the loading phase BSOD. i decided to boot in every other mode all followed with BSOD. i have never come across this before in my experience. I am very desperate to recover a few files within my documents including uni work and photos amounst other things <1gb in total id say.

to rule out hardware failure i tried booting it with another computer but BSOD still follows. it must be a software issue. or perhaps the hard drive it self?

i also threw the HDD in an external hard drive box and tried to load it as a mass storage device it does show up however i cant access it because it says it needs to be formatted. also windows displays the drive as empty instead of partially full which it should be.

any suggestions would be GREATLY appreciated.
im sure this comes up alot but it does teach a valuable lesson to back up!

thanks,

kim
 

A:HDD corruption

Hello Kimbo
I would suggest that you d/l the tools from the website of the company that made your drive.
Most major drive manufacturers offer such tools.
Some are great... and highly recommended.
Not all are fully compatible with hardware from other makers.
SeaTools may be useful across makers, but I cannot say that it may be used with all.
That is why I suggest going to the maker of your drive.
(When I changed drives, I found that the WD utility was better for my new WD drive, and the Toshiba utility better for the old drive).
Again, YMMV.

Run both S.M.A.R.T. and Long tests, especially the Long.
This will let you know if the drive is bad, and (hopefully) whether anything can be recovered.
 

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so where to start, well first of all i need to know how to repair a corrupted version of windows 7. I have two hard drives atm one with windows 7 working and one with the corrupted version on it. The main issue here is when my friend was fixing my computer he didnt format the hard drive with win 7 on it properly and i now have about 500mb's if im lucky on that hard drive. So id like to know how do i go about fixing the other hard drive with the corrupted windows 7 on it and no i cant reformat the hard drive and reinstall windows on it since he lost the disk briefly after doing so and it may not have been all that legal.

In the end of it all id like to get windows 10, how i figured about doing this was to get my old hard drive working with win 7 on it, boot up using that then install win 10 on it since it would have enough space to get the files which my current one cant.

If anyone else knows a better way of eventually getting windows 10 as my os without all this trouble that would amazing, i just want a hd with space on it

uhh i dont know what other information to give, i'm fairly certain its the windows files that are corrupted since i can still run my old games from it and not the hard drive.

tl;dr win 7 corrupted, got new hd with win 7, didnt format correctly, ****, want win 10 but not enough hd space, help get meh win 10 somehow by fixing corrupted hd or black magic

ill be out for the next two hours kinda bad time to post this but oh well

A:help with win 7 corruption / win 10

Format the drive, and PURCHASE a legal copy of Win7.
We cannot give assistance if the validity is in doubt.

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Friends,
All my applications have been converted to adobe reader documents.
Whenever i try to open google chrome adobe reader gets opened.
Same thing happens with all other apps except windows explorer.
Icons of all applications have got changed to adobe reader's icon

A:Corruption

Restore your file type associations to the default setting ...

Default File Type Associations - Restore

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I am new to this forum and have a new computer and a new W7 pro 64bit
When I initially turn on computer the screen displays an illustrated information title of the gigabyte mother board,, then goes to a black screen with white lettering that flashes on briefly and appears to list the components of the system.
Why I believe there could be some corruption is that a flight sim game Rise of Flight is refusing to load. When i go to the start it tells me -"connection to master server was temporaily lost. check internet connections" All other sites are working.This change in Windows display occurred about the same time access to the game was denied which is why I I feel some problem has arisen within W7

A:possible corruption of W7?

Do you initially see something like this:



Then (or now) something like this:



?

The 1st is Gigabytes Splash screen. The 2nd is the BIOS screen. Usually, if you disable the splash screen, you will see the BIOS loading screen (which I prefer).

For me it was either/or, are you saying you now see one, and then the other? I won't be able to test it, but it's possible the BIOS is taking longer to load now and so the splash screen ends before the BIOS screen (which loads "behind " it) is finished. Does the boot take longer now? Perhaps the BIOS is hanging while your PC searched for a device? You could have a device (HDD, Optical drive) issue.

If not, this may just be a coincidence and you just need to troubleshoot your game issue. I don't think the OS itself is "corrupted". Have a look here and see if you don't find some help:

Rise Of Flight Blog

You may find your answer or an update to correct this. Looks like you must have a connection to server to play.

A Guy

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I ran sfc /scannow and have have corruption Only completed 44%

I ran sfcfix - fixed a few but still have corruption - sfc /scannow comlete at 100 %

Output of sfcfix.txt is as follows:



SFCFix version 2.3.0.0 by niemiro.
Start time: 2014-08-16 15:59:47.006
Not using a script file.


AutoAnalysis::
CORRUPT: C:\Windows\winsxs\x86_microsoft-windows-shell-sounds_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_none_16e8d25616dd2c98\Windows Critical Stop.wav
CORRUPT: C:\Windows\winsxs\x86_microsoft-windows-wmpnss-service_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.17514_none_058e35be2cd5ba79\wmpnss_color48.png

SUMMARY: Some corruptions could not be fixed automatically. Seek advice from helper or sysnative.com.
CBS & SFC total detected corruption count: 21
CBS & SFC total unimportant corruption count: 0
CBS & SFC total fixed corruption count: 0
SURT total detected corruption count: 0
SURT total unimportant corruption count: 0
SURT total fixed corruption count: 0
AutoAnalysis:: directive completed successfully.


Successfully processed all directives.
SFCFix version 2.3.0.0 by niemiro has completed.
Currently storing 4 datablocks.
Finish time: 2014-08-16 16:01:09.515
Script hash:
----------------------EOF-----------------------

Please help

A:sfc corruption - please help

Hello wildfire2004 and Welcome to the Forum

See here a tutorial: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

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My WMP11 has some how become corrupt or something. I havent even gotten a chance to use it since i reinstalled windows.

basically whats going on is the color has been some how changed to red and i cant reset it back to the original black using the color chooser. one of the sliders is not showing up and when i click reset it doesnt do anything. I have reinstalled WPM at least four times but it just keeps doing this. What is going on?


Windows XP Pro. SP3
AMD Sempron 3000+
1 Gig. RAM
80 Gig. HD
 

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I all of a sudden started getting messages about my DRM being corrupt when trying to use Rhapsody music subscription software. The software directed me to a microsoft web siite to upgrade windows components (see below). I then tried upgrading the Windows components from Microsoft web site, but the upgrade button is grayed out - don't know if this means no update available or means invalid windows. Working with their support, I was finally told my windows valid license key is corrupt (as in illegal copy - Not!). They washed their hands of me and said I had to contact Dell because they installed the OS. I do not really think it is a license key issue, but I am still trying to resolve the DRM problem.
Windows Media DRM Corrupt

Rhapsody message:
Phapsody has detected a problem with some of windows media DRM components on your computer. You will not be able to transfer or play any Rhapsody tracks until the problem is solved. Click OK to attempt to fix this problem.

Click Yes will close Rhapsody and any other application that uses windows media DRM. Your current windows media licences will be removed. You will be redirected to a web page to help you restore windows media DRM compnents.

www.drmlicense.one.microsoft.com/indivsite/en/indivit.asp
This web page displays:
Windows Media Technologies
Security component upgrade.
Upgrade security components of your digital media player so you can play protected files on your computer.

upgrade button is grayed out.

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A:DRM corruption?

I'm having the same problem with no light at the end of the tunnel. )=
I'll let you know as soon as I get it fixed.
 

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Has anyone been having trouble with Vista Home Basic corrupting DVD discs after they have been wrote to? I have a disc that I saved some pictures to that Vista all of a sudden claimed it was a blank disc and wanted to know what I wanted to do with the disc. I took it to work in a panic thinking it had erased all my photos but my computer at work , XP Professional, showed them all. Any known gliches?

A:DVD Corruption

I get this 2 out of 5 times I burn anything. If I burn something at another time with the "live-file" system, it's a 4 out of 5 chance of "losing" all it's data.

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dell access direct on my computer says it is corrupt, how do unintall and reinstall? I cannot find a trace of this anywhere
 

A:corruption

Have a look here http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090126194736AAKqjRp
 

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Here is an interesting problem for you all;
When I attach my DOK to the USB ports on my computer I get an error nessage that there is an increase in electrical flow followed by a message that the newly attached is not working properly. Tried detaching the DOK and retrying, tried it from all USB ports, tried removing alll the USB drivers from the device manager and have tried reboot - none of them work.

Any suggestions?
 

A:USB corruption

Try the device on another computer to see if it's the computer configuration or the device.
 

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fresh install of OS(Windows Vista) installed on 80 GB HD, and one of my 400 GB hard drives has crashed
what happened is that while i was downloading a file though firefox, firefox froze and could not be shut down(by task manager and by right clicking - close, and various other ways of trying to shut down the program) , so i reset the computer thought the start menu, now after a full re-install of the OS (vista ultimate) i have no access to the hard drive that has very super ulta important information, i've had a bad experience with data recovery programs that i still lost everything anyways, so i'm wondering if there is a way to rebuild the MFT with a free program so then i can access the hard drive in a whole, just like it was before the MFT got corrupt

the only things that were installed in the new OS were firefox, avast, and the raid drivers(that the crashed 400GB drive is NOT connected to)
 

A:MFT corruption, what to do now?

Will this help?
http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/Advanced_NTFS_Boot_and_MFT_Repair
 

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I'm just looking for a second "fresh pair of eyes" to comment or suggest a fix for a dilemma I'm having with my WIN XP PRO system. I'm working with a mS MVP on another board, but it's going stale and I'd thought I toss this over here and see if anybody has a suggestion. Approximately 3 weeks ago, when i started Internet Explorer this error message came up: In the above example, substitute sys restore, help center, sys info, management console etc To cut to the chase, as I tried to solve this error, it turns out several of the windows components return this error also even in safe mode, thus ruling out using system restore. sys restore is dead, sys info is dead, mmc, helpctr etc.. However, the computer works with my Corel Draw! program, the internet works with mozilla or Firefox. Things I've done is uninstalled add ons in Internet Explorer, dumped adobe, corel draw, ran hijackthis and run virus scans.. Here's a funny thing: Windows hot fix and security updates come on down the line and install no problem. But when you try to run sys restore you get that "* has encountered a prob and needs to close..." And of course Dr Watson has the same prob If there is an expert who wants to see the total history, here's the link:http://aumha.net/viewtopic.php?t=23623 Nothing against Walter, just thought I'd ask if there is a fresh pair of eyes who might have a different opinion thanks all!!

A:Win Xp Corruption?

Wow! They've done a whole pile more than I could! Since the mshtml error seems to be common with all events - I'd suggest reinstalling SP2 to "repair" IE6. Also be sure to get all the Windows Updates.If that doesn't succeed, then I'd go with a repair install of XP (it'll save your data and programs): http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htmFWIW - here's a link to TrendMicro's online scanner that supports Firefox: http://uk.trendmicro-europe.com/consumer/h...call_launch.php

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Hi,

Re: Dell XPS, 2 gb ram, 160 gb hd, Intel Pentium 4A 3200 mz chip, running XP Pro SP2. I am having a series of problem that may or may not be related and would appreciate any help on these you can give.

First, The computer will not respond to keyboard commands in the boot source menu. But, the keyboard works fine once windows is running. I tried a USB board and the standard keyboard port; got the same result with both.

Second, the update download notification shield, microsoft puts in on the task bar while downloading, never gets beyond 9%. Auto update is turned on and my fire wall, sygate, has never gotten in the way before.

Third, the internet connection service that can be turned on or off in the Services window, is not there, neither is there a network icon in the Network Connections window. But, my satellite connection to hughes.net is running fine and my Belkin router is sending strong signals to my router.

Fourth, System Restore will not restore to a prior configuration whether it is one saved 20 minutes before or ten days earlier.

Joe
 

A:Corruption Somewhere

for starters ..backup everything you can't live without to CDs or DVDs...then scan with your anti virus and any spyware tools you have..post list of what you are using and what they find...have you installed any hardware or software recently.. what were you doing when you first noticed something was wrong...
 

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I have a corrupted OE using version 6 IE, on an XP Home version machine. Both PC World and Microsoft said that I have to reinstall or download IE version 6 since OE is bundled with it. When I do that, I am told that I already have version 6, and it won't download, therefore correcting whatever is wrong with OE. My XP came preinstalled on my machine, so I have no specific XP disk to fix the problem. All I have is the standard restoration disk which restores the whole HD to the stone age. How do I fix the corruption in OE?

A:OE corruption

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Originally Posted by Hawk51


I have a corrupted OE using version 6 IE, on an XP Home version machine. Both PC World and Microsoft said that I have to reinstall or download IE version 6 since OE is bundled with it. When I do that, I am told that I already have version 6, and it won't download, therefore correcting whatever is wrong with OE. My XP came preinstalled on my machine, so I have no specific XP disk to fix the problem. All I have is the standard restoration disk which restores the whole HD to the stone age. How do I fix the corruption in OE?




Try this website out it's the best I could find maybe someone else has a better method http://www.theeldergeek.com/repair_r...e_and_oe_6.htm

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my windows has died!

I can't get past the screen when the big windows logo comes up and the scrolling progress bar stops with to bars, then a blue screen with white writing tells me that the computer has shut itself down to prevent damage.

I spoke to dell tech support, it's not a hardware problem. I may need to reinstall windows, so i need a way to get the data (Everythinh in My Documents, (Apart from my music and videos,) and there are some files on the desktop i need) from the dell hard drive

can you help,

i wouldn't like to have to take the hard drive out as this will void my warranty
 

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i seem to have this really disturbing problem with certain files and folders. When i have collection of stuff grouped together, with multiple levels of folders, all of a sudden, when i come back after a few weeks or so to view the content, whole folders appear corrupted. and from what i have seen, this problem spreads and corrupts other folders as well.

What happens is :
1. the folder containing the documents -the tooltip says its empty, but when you go in, there is a file and the file size is listed beneath it

2. the files cannot be opened, especially a problem with pdfs

3. when you right click on the files, all the normal options do not appear, but a shortened version with much fewer options (none of which work ) appear.

4. those folders cannot be manipulated - cannot be moved, cut, copied, deleted nothing - not even with Unlocker.

Please help me to find out what hte problem is - because i have already lost quite alot of valuable content because of this
 

A:PDF corruption problem!!

Sounds like a possible Malware infection

Go to this board, read the first "Sticky" at the top very carefully, then post your log on the Hijack board for expert help.

http://forums.techguy.org/54-malware...jackthis-logs/
 

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okay where to begin i am new here and want to say thank heavens you are here, my name is shereenah and i am most glad to be here and want to say thanks to all that made this site possible. my next paragraph will go on to tell about the problem i am experiencing with my computermozilla firefox browser, i have also google chrome browser, in comparison purposes. not limited to specific pages just randomly, i will open a page and it will look scrambled, i hit my refresh and it does no good, this is the third time i have installed&/uninstalled mozilla browser, i like mozilla or rather used to like mozilla, i cant seem to find a cure for the problem. would you please advice me,also another( ?) is the newer version perhaps a little incompatible with windows xp pro sp2?

A:page corruption

Hi and Welcome -Is this a 64bit system (xp pro sp2) ??Can you please tell me what the results are when you use Internet Explorer ??Thank You -

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Recently after a power outage, I noticed that my Quick Launch bar was missing. After restoring it, every item was out of order.

I was trying to figure out why that was, and one possibility jumped out at me, registry error.

I could be wrong, but I'd like to fix my registry now, before the heavy computing season starts (school)..

I've spent the last 2 hours looking up how to fix the registry in Windows XP pro. I searched through google and microsoft's support site, but the only instruction I've found was (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307545), and I'm not sure that applies to my case. There were tons of ads on using registry fixers, cleaners, etc..

I've searched these forums extensively and I don't plan to use a registry cleaner/fixer program (since those do more bad than good in the long run?), but is there a way to rebuild the entire registry so as to fix any corruption that may be latent?

I'm running Windows XP Pro SP 3 and I can burn a slipstream install cd w/ SP3, but was hoping to not have to reinstall all my games (their patches included).
 

A:Registry Corruption and Fix

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It is very rare I ask for help with repairing any aspect of a computer but this has got me totally beat!

I was recently given a laptop to repair which was suffering a BSOD during login (XPSP3), I managed to fix this with a simple fixboot. However I believe some sort of malware/virus then attacked the MBR and partition tables as the hardrive thought it was FAT32 (actually NTFS).

Fixmbr made things even worse, the partition was unreadable and the windows instillation was no longer recognisable and the partitions files were all jibberish.

I used sprinrite (not failed me yet even on the most corrupt hardrives) to test the drives integrity think perhaps maybe its hardware failure however the drive was completely clean and very healthy.

I tried a bunch of FDISK and HD repair utilities which were useless as they wouldn?t touch the drive because of the seriously corrupt files.

I then tried [email protected] disc which is renowned for its ability to restore corrupt/deleted partition/s. It was indeed capable of reading the partition. I learned that the current corrupt partition was a new partition (not the original windows partition) that was full of garbage, the software was able to find the old file system and delete the other garbage one. I could browse and see all the files in there glory, I thought I was finally going to be able to get back into windows. I then used the restore option to get the partition back; despite it saying the operation was successful the partition ... Read more

A:Serious corruption, help needed

I am ffalling down the list with not even a single view or reply, so I helped the pople who got ahead of me so its only fare that I...

*BUMP*

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Hi everybody,

My partner has been happily using her computer for the last four years without problems.
However, recently the system seems to have suddenly got corrupted.
When the login box appears, the password box suddenly fills itself up with characters preventing login. When we delete the characters, they simply re-appear.

With some difficultly we can sometimes logon but get simliar problems with other dialogue boxes - for example: Clicking start makes the "run" box appear, which again fills itself up with characters.
We have not put any new programmes on the computer for several months and we have the AVG free virus protection programme installed.

The O/S is Windows XP home edition with latest updates.
The computer is an HP a708.uk

Any help would be greatly appreciated

Peter

A:Computer Corruption

Have you done any scans for spware and Adware or trojans

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Having weird things happening in 3d mark2001 like the guys in the shoot out in the lobby, will have big long spikes sticking out of there heads and limbs weird stuff kind of concerned about it Ive got a new ti4280 (Albatron) took back the old one because it was having problems like the mouse would split off into three cursors and other strange things. That went away but now ive got this issue, happens in wolverines revenge alittle too . Tryed the newest drivers and settings in the bios are set to safe. so whats next maybe Ive got a weird virus or somthing? would a format work? thanks for any suggestions.
 

A:Graphic corruption

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Hey everyone.

so, i have an Opteron 144, so obviously i am overclocking it

system is-

Opteron 144
DFI Lanparty nForce 4 UT
Gskill DDR 550
nVidia 6800GS

so, every time i get to 2.79GHz on the CPU speed, it starts booting, and it goes to the windows screen and it gives me a blue screen that says the atapi.sys file is corrupted. I tried disabling the CD controller but it did the same thing

any ideas?
 

A:ATAPI.SYS corruption

Reduce the overclock. Duh.
 

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When I'm playing my MMO, not very often I a line shoot out of my character and disappear within a second. The line looks like this http://img299.imageshack.us/img299/4352/untitled3rv3.jpg except my problem isn't that bad. It's just 1 tiny line. What should I do?

Well my GPU temp is 53 C.
Specs: AMD X2 3800
3GB ram
BFG 9800 GTX OC
Windows XP SP3
 

A:Graphics Corruption?

#1 Overheating

#2 Old Drivers

#3 Unsupported Video Card

What's yout system specs? srtest.com
 

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XP home edition on a Dell laptop has a Desktop which looks and acts very strange.
The left 1/3 of the screen is taken over by something which looks like the file explorer.
The top section is "File and Folder Tasks"
The 2nd section from the top is "Other Places"
The third and last section is "Details"

I have placed a screen copy for you to see at
http://www.skyaid.org/desktop_error.htm
It image is also attached

My guess is that there is a problem in the Registry, but I do not have a clue of where to look.
At worst case I can re-install all software - but I would prefer not wasting 10+ hours doing that if there is a simpler solution
 

A:XP Desktop corruption

Have you tried to restore the classic desktop layout by right clicking it to bring up Display Properties, then in the General tab>Customise Dektop and click restore default?
 

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greetings and best wishes for the new year. My close friend's computer (aol fr. broadband with roadrunner) is currently so screwed up it can't connect to the Internet. I can not gain access to the mmc or to the registry. In safe mode only regedit will run and rt. clicking on MyComputer and picking manage is blocked even in safe mode as administrator. I am interested in helping my friend regain control over her system, getting access to the Internet and hopefully getting a close look at it with VNC after I get her back online. HKLM & HKCU Software\Policies\Microsoft\MMC is where I plan to begin my study. Does anyone know a good resource for editying the ClassIDs here to free up the system once back in Protected Mode and loged in as a user with Administrator rights. Oh yes
WinXP Home SP1, a Dell.

regards,

Simon aka "WrongWay" Bullock

A:policy corruption

barking up the wrong tree?
Anyone seen IBS dialer? There is "IBS" in Add Remove Programs at 90MB, Was this system owned after a spam email double click? Still no Adminsitrator access.

Is there a fix, we are on the threshold of a GDisk with reinstall.

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hi, i have a problem with my pc...

Basically, data gets corrupted for no apparent reason.
examples :
1 - i install world of warcraft (either from dvd or from downloaded installer) - upon installation it becomes so corrupt that it cannot be patched, or upon patching it becomes too corrupt to apply the next patch.

2 - i download something via a torrent. It finishes and shows 100%, but if i force a recheck it will be missing chunks of the file and the percentage complete will drop to around 99%.

3 - i download a rar from a direct download, but the file is corrupted (crc error). i can download the same file again and next time it may or may not work. The problem seems very intermittant.

4 - i move data from my computer to a friends, but he cannot use any of it because the data is corrupt.

Strange thing is that since this problem first started i have pretty much replaced my entire system. Memory, hard drive, motherboard and cpu have all been upgraded in hope of solving this (as they seemed to be the obvious causes) but the problem persists. I have ran a prime95 blend test for 12 hours with no errors. I've reinstalled windows, updated drivers, checked for viruses and spyware, and used cpu-z to ensure my clock speeds are correct.

Now i am totally at a loss as to what could cause this problem. I dont even have any ideas anymore.

System details :

Abit Sg-80dc mainboard (sis chipset)
nvidia geforce 7300Gt
2gb memory
Intel pentium duo 2.8
Maxtor 250gb sata drive

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A:data corruption

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hey, i really need help with my laptop, its a Dell inspiron 1545, it got a virus and its complete mucked it up, i cant save anything because i made a second running system so i could still use it but its rubbish, the resolution has hit rock bottom but it says its on the highest setting and i cant connect to the internet because all of the main programs got deleted and i tried the CD's i got with it but they dont work.Also it doesnt have recovery manager so i cant restore it to factory settings, please help thank you
 

A:System Corruption

Buy the recovery discs from Dell or get a standalone copy of Windows (I suggest the same version it's already running).
 

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what is poly gon corruption patch in vice city??
what does it fix?
thx
 

A:what is polygon corruption

like Mctimson said it sounds like it would have something to do wit ur problem just try it anyway and see if it fixes ur problem
 

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