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Can i use a lenovo flex 4 charger and use on a flex 5?

Q: Can i use a lenovo flex 4 charger and use on a flex 5?

Hi i got a question regarding the compatibility of the charger of lenovo flex 4 to the flex 5. I want to order the flex 4 charger because it is much cheaper than the flex5 one but i dont know if they re compatible. They look exactly the same so can someone please enlighten me??

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Hi Folks, I bought a Lenovo Ideapad Flex 5 14 81C90004US 2 in 1 PC from the Microsoft Store.  Now I would like to purchase an extra charger for it.  One would think that this would be simple, but being that this is an IBM product, nothing is simple.  I talked to Online Sales on Live chat and they have no clue what I need to order and Google searches are coming back with multiple different chargers The current charger that came with the laptop is 65w, 20v.   The model number is: ADLX65NCC3A.  When I search this model, the charger that shows up in Google results or Amazon results has a USB type end that connects to the laptop.  I have a round pin end. The Part number is: SA10M42747.  When I search this part number, the charger that shows up looks nothing like the charger I have.  I have a old style laptop charger where a three pin connector goes into the wall, the other end goes into a block .  The charger that shows up with that part number has the whole block attaching to the wall using a 2 pin connector. Can anyone please direct me in the right direction. Thanks.

A:Charger for Lenovo Ideapad Flex 5 14 81C90004US 2 in 1 PC

Hi Enigma2017,
 
Greetings.
 
You can privately message me the serial number or use your SN here on the parts lookup page to get the Lenovo part number. 
 
When I used the model type81C9. it gave me 25 compatible adapters as shown here.
Lenovo part number 01FR051 have Chicony ADLX65NCC3A 20V3.25A RCOO
 
Part sales order : Call: (800) 263-2769 Canada
 
Update us soon as convenient.
 
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Hi Folks, I bought a Lenovo Ideapad Flex 5 14 81C90004US 2 in 1 PC from the Microsoft Store.  Now I would like to purchase an extra charger for it.  One would think that this would be simple, but being that this is an IBM product, nothing is simple.  I talked to Online Sales on Live chat and they have no clue what I need to order and Google searches are coming back with multiple different chargers The current charger that came with the laptop is 65w, 20v.   The model number is: ADLX65NCC3A.  When I search this model, the charger that shows up in Google results or Amazon results has a USB type end that connects to the laptop.  I have a round pin end. The Part number is: SA10M42747.  When I search this part number, the charger that shows up looks nothing like the charger I have.  I have a old style laptop charger where a three pin connector goes into the wall, the other end goes into a block .  The charger that shows up with that part number has the whole block attaching to the wall using a 2 pin connector. Can anyone please direct me in the right direction. Thanks.

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Hi to All! I have Lenovo Flex 2-15 (model 20504). My charger is broken. I need new one. The original charger coming with the computer is ADLX45NCC3A - 45W 20V 2.25A But now I found on Lenovo website another information: charger for this model is0a36258 - 65W 20V 3.25A What is exactly charger model number for Lenovo Flex 2-15? Thank you.  

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I am currently using a Lenovo Flex 3 1470 and the keyboard for it stopped working and now I can't type any numbers or activate any function keys. I have spilled tea on my laptop and got it wet in the past so I am now looking to get my keyboard replaced.  I have managed to find some Flex 2 14 inch US keyboards on eBay for less than $20 that look exactly the same as the one on my laptop, but I can't be certain unless someone confirms.  Are the 2 keyboards the same? 

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I purchased a Flex 15D-20334 that the previous owner had complained that it would not start or sometimes shut itself down. The prior owner did remove the hard drive in which I replaced and installed Windows 10 Pro. After testing it I found it would run perfectly and experienced no unexpected shut downs. What I did find that the laptop would not start with the charge cable plugged in. Removing the charge cable the laptop starts normally. If I plug in before Windows starts the laptop immediately stops the boot process and shuts down. Could this be a weak power component in the motherboard? I have another Flex-15 I parted out that had a bad motherboard that I ordered an Intel board to resurrect it. Should the Flex 15D prove to have a bad motherboard could this Intel board work in the one with the AMD processor? The best solution is to find the issue with the AMD board (Flex 15D) and get it going. Does anyone know why this laptop not start with the charge cable plugged in?  Second question. If the AMD board is bad could it be replaced with an Intel? Thank you all who offer solutions and suggestions. JMc





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I purchased a Flex 15D-20334 that the previous owner had complained that it would not start or sometimes shut itself down. The prior owner did remove the hard drive in which I replaced and installed Windows 10 Pro. After testing it I found it would run perfectly and experienced no unexpected shut downs. What I did find that the laptop would not start with the charge cable plugged in. Removing the charge cable the laptop starts normally. If I plug in before Windows starts the laptop immediately stops the boot process and shuts down. Could this be a weak power component in the motherboard? I have another Flex-15 I parted out that had a bad motherboard that I ordered an Intel board to resurrect it. Should the Flex 15D prove to have a bad motherboard could this Intel board work in the one with the AMD processor? The best solution is to find the issue with the AMD board (Flex 15D) and get it going. Does anyone know why this laptop not start with the charge cable plugged in?  Second question. If the AMD board is bad could it be replaced with an Intel? Thank you all who offer solutions and suggestions. JMc





Mack

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Hi all, I am the very happy owner of a Yoga Flex 5 1740. Its charger is the cable - brick - cable ADLX65NLC3A (1.8A) I wanted to know if the laptop is compatible with the wallwart - cable charger ADLX65CLGC2A (1.7A).  Checking the hardware manuals is bewildering. The Flex 5 uses a 3-prong plug and the hardware manual for it shows the following parts: Liteon ADLX65CLGC2A 20V3.25A COO SA10M42791Liteon ADLX65CLGG2A 20V3.25A COO SA10M42714 as per https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/flex_5-1470_5-1570_hmm_201703.pdf Surprisingly the manual does not list the ADLX65NLC3A  that came with the laptop part number 5A10J40449. Looking at the chargers list for a Yoga 4 where the other charger came from: Adapter Liteon ADLX65CLGC2A 20V3.25A adapter, BLACK 65W 2-PIN 5A10K78736  <--- this is what I haveAdapter Liteon ADLX65CLGG2A 20V3.25A adapter, BLACK 65W 2-PIN 5A10K78749 https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/ideapad_flex4_1470_1570_1435_1480_1580_hmm_201609.p... so, the ADLX65CLGC2A matches but not the part numbers, therefore I cannot use the 2-prong 5A10K78736 instead of the 5A10J40449. Any suggestions? I doubt I can use a 2 prong to replace a 3 prong... Thanks     

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14 month old Flex 4-1470 Laptop will not operate if the charger/power adapter is plugged in.  Immediately powers off.  Runs fine on battery.Battery almost dead.  Tried to do BIOS update - but that requires AC power!  Have replaced the AC adapter - no change.

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Hi,I have spent a lot of time looking for a laptop which could meet my requirements. A week ago I bought this laptop and I love it, BUT the screen is giving me painful eyes just after like 30 minutes. I tried during the day, in the evening, to simulate different lightning conditions, tried to update BIOS and all drivers, playing with brighness, color setup, ... the same result. My girlfriend initially said that it can be it's only my perception, but then she tried to use it and got eye pain after like 30 minutes. I'm a programmer and she is a graphic designer, so we are used to spend like 10 hours a day in average behind a laptop, but we never get such a pain, as from this one, after like 30 mins. I tried to check if the laptop has PWM flickering. I tried to record the screen with my phone, and compare it to my older work laptop (Lenovo T520), which I never get an eye pain or headache from. The recording revealed a lot of backlight flickering on my old work laptop (like when you display a page with Google results, there were a lot of horizontal lines moving vertically over white google background), but not really on my new one. When I look very detailed at the video from the new laptop, I can maybe see like a tiny flickering on the font displaying google results, but nothing in the background white). So why would this new laptop give us immediately such a headache? Resolution, size of the fonts are eqactly the same as the old laptop sitting next to it.... Anyone can... Read more

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Hi everyone. I can see that people with other similar style Lenovo laptops (Yoga 900) complain about the same issue so was wondering if there is a solution or an optimized version of this software. I did an update of the BIOS and the Power Management driver and still a constant power usage.  Once the laptop is flipped the YMC detects it and turns off the keyboard functionality to prevent accidental presses and that is pretty much all until it flipped back and enabled. And all of this requires a constant high CPU usage? Any help would be highly appreciated. I also tried rolling back to older drivers without luck in decreasing this CPU hog usage. To put such load on a i5 6th gen CPU really implies an inferior service integration....

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Hi,I have spent a lot of time looking for a laptop which could meet my requirements. A week ago I bought this laptop and I love it, BUT the screen is giving me painful eyes just after like 30 minutes. I tried during the day, in the evening, to simulate different lightning conditions, tried to update BIOS and all drivers, playing with brighness, color setup, ... the same result. My girlfriend initially said that it can be it's only my perception, but then she tried to use it and got eye pain after like 30 minutes. I'm a programmer and she is a graphic designer, so we are used to spend like 10 hours a day in average behind a laptop, but we never get such a pain, as from this one, after like 30 mins. I tried to check if the laptop has PWM flickering. I tried to record the screen with my phone, and compare it to my older work laptop (Lenovo T520), which I never get an eye pain or headache from. The recording revealed a lot of backlight flickering on my old work laptop (like when you display a page with Google results, there were a lot of horizontal lines moving vertically over white google background), but not really on my new one. When I look very detailed at the video from the new laptop, I can maybe see like a tiny flickering on the font displaying google results, but nothing in the background white). So why would this new laptop give us immediately such a headache? Resolution, size of the fonts are eqactly the same as the old laptop sitting next to it.... Anyone can... Read more

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Hi All, my laptop was accidently fell down and the right side panel of the screen is broken. To make it precise - the display panel edge right side is broken. Can this be fixed. Also from the day it has fell down when I restart or start the laptop post shut down it takes almost 10 mins to login. Pls someone help me how to fix this.

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As soon as I turn on my laptop the fan starts going full speed. The keyboard and touchpad does not work and the Wi-Fi won't turn on. The touch screen works so I can still use the laptop.
 

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Hi,I have a lenovo flex 2-15(model name 20405) but my motherboard (PN: 5b20g36374) is fried. Is a motherboard PN:5B20G36277 compatible to my system?Thanks

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Problem: Press power button, turns on and no display. Press power button to turn off then press to turn on, doesn't turn on but power button light is flashing. Plug in the charger and turn the Flex 10 off and on again, still not on. Tapping the keyboard, touchpad hoping something happens, no. Give it a couple more seconds then it turns on. Lenovo loading sign comes up then goes to blue screen saying "collecting data because there was an error then will restart for you", restarts. "There was an error with loading Windows. Given two options; option 1: Choose a recovery setting or option 2: restart". Both options have been clicked before and nothing has happened. This time tried choosing option 1 again and the screen starts flickering and Flex 10 turns off. Flex 10 has been opened from the back to check if memory, HDD and all else is correctly in place.  Any solutions? Could the battery be the problem?Is it worth replacing it altogether? Thanks,Scott

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Hi guys first post ever making and i am going to ask you guys if there is anyways i can add more ram to my flex  3 model 80ly i bought a 4 gb hoping to make a total of 6gb ram but cant figure out where it is 

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So I have a Lenovo Flex 5 and a Lenovo Active Pen and the touchscreen works great with it. When I use writeIt by Lenovo, the pen has pressure sensitivity, but when I use any other software, I can't use that feature, and it is a pretty important one. Specifically, I need to use it with GIMP. I'm not sure if there's anything I can configure on that end for pressure sensitivity, but I hope there is some way I can use the pen for pressure sensitivity. Any help would be greatly appreciated

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Help, my new LeNOVO IdeaPad Flex 10 crashed and all recovery attempts failed.I need the original product key to download the original Windows 8.1. from Microsoft.Much thanks for any help!! 













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A:LeNOVO IdeaPad Flex 10

Dear Orang
 
welcome in lenovo community 
 
Kindly send us in a private massage your machine serial number . and the error massage you used to get durring the recovery .
 
let us know
 
Thanks
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Hi everyone! May I check if Lenovo Flex 2-14 (Model: 20404, Core i7 4510U) support 2TB 2.5" Seagate Firecuda HDD? The z-height is just 7mm so it should fit perfectly. Just that I am not sure if the particular size and model are supported or not. Hope to hear from you guys soon, thanks in advance.

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Bought my Flex 4 several months ago and every so often IO get a little pop-up at bottom right of screen saying something like "Lenovo Credential Needed."Just what is this and what do I have to do? I don't want to click on it and then find out I did something I should not have done or have signed-up for something I didn't want, etc.Can someone enlighten me?

A:Lenovo - Flex 4 1470 2-in-1 14"

Hi there, Alicez           -
 
Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today.
 
You can try setting the credentials for this device in the Windows Credential Manager: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/what-is-credential-manager You can locate the Credentials Manager by clicking the Windows start button and typing in "Credentials".
 
Update us how it goes.
 
 
 
Regards,
 
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Anyone has a tutorial on how to open up an ideapad flex 4 so I can change hard drive?

A:Lenovo ideapad flex 4

Hello ShotokenThanks for using the Lenovo forums.If you check the hardware manual, that should be able to walk you through how to open it up and what order.
 
You can also find it on the support page: https://support.lenovo.com/de/en
 
 
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I've seen a few times where I have not used my Lenovo for a several minutes it will go into "sleep mode" and I have to hit the power button to open it again. But it is asking me to sign in. I have to turn it off by holding the power button and then turn it back on. And then it will start showing my normal desktop. How can I stop that "sign in" from showing? I never created a password and didn't think I need to do that.
Can anyone help?

In Sign In Options it has "Password.... Your account doesn't have a password. You must add a password before you can use the other sign-in options."
Whatever that means???? I never created a password and don't understand why it is asking me to "Sign In" when I turn in on from the Sleep mode.

(Win10/64 bit)
 

A:Lenovo Flex 4 1470

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I have numerous devices that work just fine on other laptops running Windows 10 (64bit) or Windows 7 (64 Bit) however my Lenovo Flex 5-1570 (Type 81CA) does not recognize any of the USB 2.0 devices they come up in device manager as: This device is not configured correctly. (Code 1)Access is denied.To find a driver for this device, click Update Driver. I am logged in as the administrator so this should not be denied. When I attemp to "Update Driver" I get the following message: Windows encountered a problem installing the drivers for your device Windows found drivers for your device but encountered an error while attempting to installthem.Disk driveAccess is denied.If you know the manufacturer of your device, you can visit their website and check the supportsection for drivers. Any Assistance in correcting this issue would be appreciated.  

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Hello everyone!I just bought a flex 5 i7 8th generation laptop from microsoft canada's website. So, far I have only done some normal use and it has been running quite hot. I can't even put it on my lap for more than 5-10 mins. Can anyone suggest what might be an issue or is there anyone else also having the sams issue? I do hear the fan everyone once in a while but mostly the fan is quite but the bottom of the laptop is getting really hot.

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I am looking to get a decent stylus so I can take better notes using my Flex 4, but I have found that none of the active stylus on Amazon say that they work specifically for the Flex 4. I contacted support through web chat earlier and they informed me that if it says Lenovo Yoga 900, it should work. If it's marked for the Yoga 900s, would it still work? Does anyone happen to have a suggestion for a stylus that will be primarily used for taking notes and writing in general?

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Not sure whats going on with the website, I entered in my serial number to make sure I was getting the specific drivers.  But nearly all the pieces of hardware have two different drivers. I havent had to download any yet so far since I havent done too much.  But, when it came down to video card drivers it listed Nvidia drivers and when I tried to install it it said that the compatible hardware was not found. Shouldnt there be only one driver? I mean.. maybe multiple versions, but they are listed completely different so I would believe they are different drivers completely. 

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Past week i received my Flex 5 14", first impressions was awesome - fast, good LCD, compact. But after few hours of use, all of my impressions was broken by fan noise - mine Acer Aspire Nitro, under 60-80% percent load CPU,  wasn't loud  a half of Lenovo is under 20% of CPU use. Fan isn't works correct at all, and, how can i see - issue is mass, many people wrote this or other forums with same issue. 
 
Only fix, i've found is undervolting CPU to 85% by Windows power management. Is that solution? Don't think.
 
When this issue will be fixed? Want to see official comments from Lenovo.
 
 
Mod's Edit: Posting edited to conform to the Community Guidelines.

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So whenever I plug in headphones or earphones, my laptop never recognizes it as "headphones", it simply recognizes as the standard speaker audio. Is there any way to fix this so I don't have to constantly change my volume every time I plug in a pair of headphones/earphones?  My laptop is a lenovo flex 14, it works great and the audio is fine; I just want to know how to do I get my laptop to recognize when I plug in headphones/earphones so the volume can be automatically adjusted. 

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There is a lot of fan noise. My laptop is just 10days old.Should I have to replace the laptop?

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I have a lenovo flex 2 14 and it doesnt turn on.. I think the motherboard is dead and i'm trying to get a new one. I bought the computer in Austra and I can't find the part, I even asked a lenovo part retailer and he couldn't find it.. Anyone knows how could I get lenovo to find it? The computer is under warranty but right now i'm in USA and i cant send it in so i would like to buy the motherboard and have it shipped to the USA so I could replace it myself.Any ideas?Thank! PS: the computer S/N is WB15534056and the motherboard part number is 5B20G36323

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I replaced the battery pack of my lenovo flex 2 14 20404 following standard procedure(i THINK). Now, the laptop wont come on but the board recognizes the battery and the indicator(white) comes on when a charger is connected with the battery in place. please help. Is it possible that there's a failsafe put in by lenovo such that only service centers can replace batteries? 

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Hello. Thank you for taking the time to read this.I got a Lenovo Flex 2 15 a while ago. Over these three months I've tried to find information wether this laptop supports a stylus to draw with to begin with, and which models would those be.After searching in forums, sent pms to Lenovo support via Facebook and being utterly ignored, contacting support of styluses makers (Adonit for example) I always get the same copy pasted get X stylus for Ipad and X for *other lenovo models, like Yoga700, etc* which do not seem to list my model among them. Perhaps it is because of the year or because Lenovo Flex 2 is not being made anymore, which I noticed after getting it, sadly. So I ask once again... perhaps this time someone will know! Does the Lenovo Flex 2 15 support Wacom or any other brand styluses to draw on the screen with? If so, which is the model I should go for? Thank you again for any answer that you could provide.













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A:Stylus for Lenovo Flex 2 15

It doesn't support Wacom digitizers, but you can get a capacitive stylus and that'll work.
Here's a good one: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01AUVS3HU/?tag=thewire06-20&linkCode=xm2&ascsubtag=WC20560

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The display on my Lenovo flex 4 isn't working. It boots up fine. When I add a second screen though HDMI, the display appears on the second screen but not the flex screen. I've checked the screen share settings and it's on the duplicate screen setting. Also the brightness is turned up. The really strange thing (to me) is that the touch screen even works perfectly fine. When I touch it I see the response on the second screen.I've tried restarting, holding down the power button for 20 secs, and updating some drivers.I can make do with the second screen for now but any help would be greatly appreciated!! Don't have money for a repair at the time.

A:Lenovo Flex 4 - No display

After reading some things and further inspection, the screen actually does work. There is just no backlight!! Holding up a flashlight at a very particular angle allowed me to see my screen.  Is there anyway to fix the backlight?

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I have a lenovo Flex 2 laptop that has been fantastic so far. However, the other day when I shut it down and restarted it, the computer seems to be stuck in a cycle and was unable to boot. I would push the power butto,n the keyboard lights would turn on for a brief moment, the fan would spin and then it would stop. It would try to boot for about 5 seconds and recycle over and over and over. Eventually, the computer would boot. I bought a new battery thinking that was the issue. I replaced the battery, and the problem persists. Well, last night the computer got stuck in the boot cycle but will not turn on anymore. The battery seems to be able to hold a charge when it was on. However, I noticed that if I unplug the battery and plug in the AC adapter, the indicator light that shows that the AC adapter is plugged in will not turn on without the battery connected. This may not have a bad AC adapter? Is my mother board the major issue? What is the next step for me in this stage? Thanks for all the help and advance!
 

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Hi my old disk is slowly dying so I decided to buy new ssd. I have heard that samsung 850 evo is working in this laptop but they are double the price of Kingston A400, UV400 or ADATA SU650 . Other option could be Samsung 860 but its also a little more expensive than previously mentioned ssds. Have you guys tried any of them? Thanks for reply.

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I was looking for a light laptop to grade papers using a stylus. I thought that the Lenovo Flex 6 11" fit the bill, and as per the website instructions, I bought it and the Lenovo Active Pen. After lots of time on the phone with customer support, it turns out that the active pen is only compatible with the Lenovo Flex 6 14" and not the 11". I'm crushed. I don't want a bigger laptop. I need to know, is it compatible with the Bamboo ink stylus, is there some other stylus out  there on the market?  I was hoping to mark up papers on Adobe Acrobat Reader with a stylus. Help!!

A:Stylus for Lenovo Flex 6 11"

 

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