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Dell Inspiron 02T7WRA02 Setup Manual

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    INSPIRON ™ SETUP GUIDE Regulatory model: P11G series Regulatory type: P11G001...

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    Reproduction of these materials in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Dell , the DELL logo, YOURS IS HERE , Inspiron , Solution Station , and DellConnect are trademarks of Dell Inc.;...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Dell DataSafe Online Backup ... . 43 Dell Dock ......44 Solving Problems .

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    Hardware Troubleshooter ....55 Dell Diagnostics ..... . . 56 Restoring Your Operating System .

  • Page 7: Setting Up Your Inspiron Laptop

    WARNING: Do not block, push objects into, or allow dust to accumulate in the air vents. Do not place your Dell computer ™ in a low-airflow environment, such as a closed briefcase, while it is powered on.

  • Page 8: Connect The Ac Adapter

    Connect the AC Adapter Connect the AC adapter to the computer and then plug it into an electrical outlet or surge protector. WARNING: The AC adapter works with electrical outlets worldwide. However, power connectors and power strips vary among countries. Using an incompatible cable or improperly connecting the cable to a power strip or electrical outlet may cause fire or permanent damage to your computer.

  • Page 9: Connect The Network Cable (optional)

    Setting Up Your Inspiron Laptop Connect the Network Cable (Optional) To use a wired network connection, connect the network cable.

  • Page 10: Press The Power Button

    Setting Up Your Inspiron Laptop Press the Power Button...

  • Page 11: Set Up The Operating System

    Set Up the Operating System Your Dell computer is preconfigured with the operating system you selected at the time of purchase. Set Up Microsoft Windows To set up Microsoft Windows ® ® steps are mandatory and may take some time to complete. The Windows setup screens will take you through several procedures including accepting license agreements, setting preferences, and setting up an Internet connection.

  • Page 12: Create System Recovery Media

    You will require the following to create the system recovery media: • Dell DataSafe Local Backup • USB key with a minimum memory of 8 GB or DVD‑R/DVD+R/Blu‑ray Disc NOTE: Dell DataSafe Local Backup does not support rewritable discs. ™...

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    Ensure that the AC adapter is connected (see “Connect the AC Adapter” on page Insert the disc or USB key in the computer. Click Start → Programs→ Dell DataSafe Local Backup. Click Create Recovery Media. Follow the instructions on the screen.

  • Page 14: Install The Sim Card (optional)

    Install the SIM Card (Optional) CAUTION: Do not insert a SIM card into the SIM card slot if you have not purchased a computer with a Mobile Broadband card. Doing so may render your computer unusable and you will need a service technician to fix the computer. Check your purchase invoice to see if you have purchased a Mobile Broadband card.

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    battery bay SIM card slot SIM card...

  • Page 16: Enable Or Disable Wireless (optional)

    Setting Up Your Inspiron Laptop Enable or Disable Wireless (Optional)

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    NOTE: The wireless feature is available on your computer only if you ordered a WLAN card at the time of purchase. For more information on the cards supported by your computer, see “Specifications” on page 79. To enable wireless: Ensure that your computer is turned on. Press the wireless key A confirmation of your selection appears on the screen.

  • Page 18: Set Up Wireless Display (optional)

    Set Up Wireless Display (Optional) NOTE: The wireless display feature may not be supported on all computers. For information about the hardware and software requirements for setting up wireless display, see The Intel wireless display feature allows you to share your computer display to a TV without the use of cables.

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    The Intel Wireless Display window appears. Select Connect to Existing Adapter. NOTE: You can download and install the latest driver for “Intel Wireless Display Connection Manager” from NOTE: For more information about wireless display, see the wireless display adapter documentation.

  • Page 20: Connect To The Internet (optional)

    Internet Service Provider (ISP). If an external USB modem or WLAN adapter is not a part of your original order, you can purchase one at Setting Up a Wired Connection • If you are using a dial‑up connection,...

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    Setting Up a Wireless Connection NOTE: To set up your wireless router, see the documentation that shipped with your router. Before you can use your wireless Internet connection, you need to connect to your wireless router. To set up your connection to a wireless router: Windows Vista ®...

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    Setting Up Your Internet Connection ISPs and ISP offerings vary by country. Contact your ISP for offerings available in your country. If you cannot connect to the Internet but have successfully connected in the past, the ISP might have a service outage. Contact your ISP to check the service status, or try connecting again later.

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    Windows 7 Save and close any open files, and exit any open programs. Click → Control Panel. Start network, and then In the search box, type click Network and Sharing Center→ Set up a new connection or network→ Connect to the Internet.

  • Page 24: Using Your Inspiron Laptop

    Using Your Inspiron Laptop This section provides information about the features available on your Inspiron laptop. ™ Right View Features...

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    1 Optical drive — Plays or records CDs, DVDs, and Blu‑ray Discs. For more information, see “Using the Optical Drive” on page 36. 2 Optical drive light — Blinks when you press the optical drive eject button or when you insert a disc and it is being read.

  • Page 26: Left View Features

    Using Your Inspiron Laptop Left View Features...

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    Network connector — Connects your computer to a network or a broadband device if you are using a wired network. HDMI connector — Connects to a TV for both 5.1 audio and video signals. NOTE: When used with a monitor, only the video signal is read. eSATA/USB combo connector —...

  • Page 28: Front View Features

    Front View Features 1 2 3 Power indicator light — Indicates the power states. For more information on the power indicator light status, see “Status Lights and Indicators” on page 28. Hard drive activity light — Turns on when the computer reads or writes data. A blinking light indicates hard drive activity.

  • Page 29: Back View Features

    Back View Features AC adapter connector — Connects to the AC adapter to power the computer and charge the battery. USB 2.0 connector — Connects to USB devices, such as a mouse, keyboard, printer, external drive, or MP3 player. VGA connector — Connects to a monitor or projector. 4 Security cable slot —...

  • Page 30: Status Lights And Indicators

    Status Lights and Indicators Battery Status Light Indicator light status AC adapter solid white solid amber Battery NOTE: The battery is charging when the computer is powered using the AC adapter. Computer state(s) Battery charge level on/standby/off/ <=98% hibernate on/standby/off/ >98% hibernate on/standby...

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    Power Button Light/Power Indicator Light Indicator light status solid white breathing white NOTE: For information on power problems, see “Power Problems” on page 47. Computer state(s) standby off/hibernate...

  • Page 32: Computer Base And Keyboard Features

    Computer Base and Keyboard Features...

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    The touch pad supports the Scroll, Flick, Zoom, and Rotate gestures. To change the touch pad settings, double‑click the Dell Touch pad icon in the notification area of the desktop. For more information, see “Touch Pad Gestures” on page 32.

  • Page 34: Touch Pad Gestures

    Touch Pad Gestures Scroll Allows you to scroll through content. The scroll feature includes: Auto Scroll Vertical — Allows you to scroll up or down on the active window. Move two fingers up or down at a fast pace to activate vertical auto scrolling.

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    Zoom Allows you to increase or decrease the magnification of the screen content. The zoom feature includes: Pinch — Allows you to zoom in or zoom out by moving two fingers apart or bringing them closer together on the touch pad. To zoom in: Move two fingers apart to enlarge the view of the active...

  • Page 36: Multimedia Control Keys

    Multimedia Control Keys The multimedia control keys are located on the function key row on the keyboard. To use the multimedia controls, press the required key. You can configure the multimedia control keys on the keyboard using the System Setup (BIOS) Utility or the Windows Mobility Center. System Setup (BIOS) Utility To access the Function Key Behavior: Press <F2>...

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    Mute the sound Decrease the volume level Increase the volume level Play the previous track or chapter Play or pause Play the next track or chapter...

  • Page 38: Using The Optical Drive

    Using the Optical Drive CAUTION: Do not press down on the optical drive tray when you open or close it. Keep the optical drive tray closed when you are not using the drive. CAUTION: Do not move the computer while playing or recording a disc. This optical drive plays or records CDs, DVDs, and Blu‑ray Discs.

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    Using Your Inspiron Laptop 1 disc 2 spindle 3 optical drive tray 4 eject button...

  • Page 40: Display Features

    Using Your Inspiron Laptop Display Features...

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    2 Camera — Built‑in camera for video capture, conferencing, and chat. 3 Display — Your display can vary based on selections you made when purchasing your computer. For more information about displays, see the Dell Technology Guide on your hard drive or at

  • Page 42: Removing And Replacing The Battery

    WARNING: Using an incompatible battery may increase the risk of fire or explosion. This computer should only use a battery purchased from Dell. Do not use batteries from other computers. WARNING: Before removing the battery, shut down the computer, and remove external cables (including the AC adapter).

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    battery lock latch battery battery release latch...

  • Page 44: Software Features

    Software Features NOTE: For more information about the features described in this section, see the Dell Technology Guide on your hard drive or at FastAccess Facial Recognition Your computer may have the FastAccess facial recognition feature. This feature helps keep...

  • Page 45: Dell Datasafe Online Backup

    TVs, projectors, and home theater equipment. Dell DataSafe Online Backup NOTE: Dell DataSafe Online may not be available in all regions. NOTE: A broadband connection is recommended for fast upload/download speeds.

  • Page 46: Dell Dock

    Dell Dock The Dell Dock is a group of icons that provides easy access to frequently‑used applications, files, and folders. You can personalize the Dock by: • Adding or removing icons • Grouping related icons into categories Add a Category Right‑click the Dock, click...

  • Page 47: Solving Problems

    If you cannot solve your problem using the following guidelines, see “Using Support Tools” on page 52 or “Contacting Dell” on page 75. WARNING: Only trained service personnel should remove the computer cover. See the Service Manual at for advanced...

  • Page 48: Network Problems

    Network Problems Wireless Connections If the wireless network connection is lost — The wireless router is offline or wireless has been disabled on the computer. • Ensure that wireless is enabled on your computer (see “Enable or Disable Wireless” on page 14). •...

  • Page 49: Power Problems

    AC adapter has a light, ensure that the light on the AC adapter is on. • If the problem persists, contact Dell (see “Contacting Dell” on page 75). If the power button/indicator light is solid white and the computer is not responding —...

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    If the display is not responding, press the power button until the computer turns off and then turn it back on. • If the problem persists, contact Dell (see “Contacting Dell” on page 75). If you encounter interference that hinders reception on your computer — An unwanted signal is creating interference by interrupting or blocking other signals.

  • Page 51: Memory Problems

    Reseat the memory module(s) into the connector(s) (see the Service Manual at • If the problem persists, contact Dell (see “Contacting Dell” on page 75). If you experience other memory problems — • Run the Dell Diagnostics (see “Dell Diagnostics”...

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    If the computer stops responding or a solid blue screen appears — CAUTION: You might lose data if you are unable to perform an operating system shutdown. If you are unable to get a response by pressing a key on your keyboard or moving your mouse, press the power button for at least 8 to 10 seconds until the computer turns off and then restart your computer.

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    Windows 7 Click Start → Control Panel→ Programs→ Run programs made for previous versions of Windows. In the welcome screen, click Follow the instructions on the screen. If you have other software problems — • Back up your files immediately. •...

  • Page 54: Using Support Tools

    All the support you need – one convenient location. The Dell Support Center provides system alerts, performance improvement offers, system information, and links to other Dell tools and diagnostic services. To launch the application, click Start All Programs→ Dell→ Dell Support Center→...

  • Page 55: My Dell Downloads

    Some of the software pre‑installed on your new computer do not include a backup CD or DVD. This software is available at My Dell Downloads. From this website you can download available software for reinstallation or create your own backup media.

  • Page 56: System Messages

    Alternatively you could see the Dell Technology Guide on your hard drive or at or see “Contacting Dell” on page 75 for assistance.

  • Page 57: Hardware Troubleshooter

    • Enter system setup and ensure that the boot sequence information is correct (see the Dell Technology Guide on your hard drive or at CAUTION - Hard Drive SELF MONITORING SYSTEM has reported that a parameter has exceeded its normal operating range.

  • Page 58: Dell Diagnostics

    Press <F2> during POST (Power On Self Test) to enter the System Setup (BIOS) utility. Start the Dell Diagnostics from your hard drive or from the Drivers and Utilities disc. Starting Dell Diagnostics From Your...

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    The Service Tag helps you identify your computer when you contact Dell. When the tests complete, close the test screen to return to the Choose An Option window. To exit the Dell Diagnostics and to restart the Choose An computer, click Exit.

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    1 to start the CD menu and press Type <Enter> to proceed. Select Run the 32 Bit Dell Diagnostics from the numbered list. If multiple versions are listed, select the version appropriate for your computer. Select the test you want to run.

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    The Service Tag helps you identify your computer when you contact Dell. When the tests complete, close the test screen to return to the Choose An Option window. To exit the Dell Diagnostics and to restart the computer, click Exit. Drivers and Utilities disc. Remove the...

  • Page 62: Restoring Your Operating System

    You can restore the operating system on your computer using any of the following options: CAUTION: Using Dell Factory Image Restore or the Operating System disc permanently deletes all data files on your computer. If possible, backup your data files before using these options.

  • Page 63: System Restore

    System Restore The Windows operating systems provide a System Restore option which allows you to return your computer to an earlier operating state (without affecting data files) if changes to the hardware, software, or other system settings have left the computer in an undesirable operating state.

  • Page 64: Dell Datasafe Local Backup

    Dell DataSafe Local Backup. NOTE: Dell DataSafe Local Backup may not be available in all regions. NOTE: If Dell DataSafe Local Backup is not available on your computer, use Dell Factory Image Restore (see “Dell Factory...

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    You can use Dell DataSafe Local Backup to restore your hard drive to the operating state it was in when you purchased your computer, while preserving the data files. Dell DataSafe Local Backup allows you to: • Backup and restore your computer to an earlier operating state •...

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    Backup and restore your computer based on file types • Backup files to a local storage device • Schedule automated backups To upgrade to Dell DataSafe Local Backup Professional: Double‑click the Dell DataSafe Local Backup icon on the taskbar. Click...

  • Page 67: System Recovery Media

    You can use the system recovery media, created using Dell DataSafe Local Backup, to return your hard drive to the operating state it was in when you purchased the computer while preserving the data files on your computer.

  • Page 68: Dell Factory Image Restore

    Data files include documents, spreadsheets, e‑mail messages, digital photos, music files, and so on. If possible, back up all data before using Dell Factory Image Restore.

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    Click Dell Factory Image Restore. The Dell Factory Image Restore welcome screen appears. NOTE: Depending upon your configuration, you may need to select Dell Factory Tools, then Dell Factory Image Restore. Click Next. The Confirm Data Deletion screen appears. NOTE: If you do not want to proceed with Dell Factory Image Restore, click Cancel.

  • Page 70: Getting Help

    Dell Technology Guide on your hard drive or at for more troubleshooting information. See “Dell Diagnostics” on page procedures on how to run Dell Diagnostics. Fill out the “Diagnostic Checklist” on page 74. Use Dell’s extensive suite of online services available at for help with...

  • Page 71: Technical Support And Customer

    DellConnect DellConnect is a simple online access tool that ™ allows a Dell service and support associate to access your computer through a broadband connection, diagnose your problem and repair it all under your supervision. For more information, go to

  • Page 72: Online Services

    Online Services You can learn about Dell products and services on the following websites: • • (Asian/Pacific countries only) • (Japan only) • (Europe only) • (Latin American and Caribbean countries) • (Canada only) You can access Dell Support through the following websites and e‑mail addresses:...

  • Page 73: Automated Order-status Service

    Automated Order-Status Service To check on the status of any Dell products that you have ordered, you can go to, or you can call the automated order‑status service. A recording prompts you for the information needed to locate and report on your order.

  • Page 74: Returning Items For Repair Under Warranty Or For Credit

    Prepare all items being returned, whether for repair or credit, as follows: NOTE: Before you return the product to Dell, make sure to back up any data on the hard drive(s) and on any other storage device in the product. Remove any and...

  • Page 75: Before You Call

    Before You Call NOTE: Have your Express Service Code ready when you call. The code helps Dell’s automated‑support telephone system direct your call more efficiently. You may also be asked for your Service Tag. Locating Your Service Tag The Service Tag for your computer can be found on a label at the bottom of your computer.

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    Remember to fill out the following Diagnostic Checklist. If possible, turn on your computer before you call Dell for assistance and call from a telephone at or near the computer. You may be asked to type some commands at the keyboard,...

  • Page 77: Contacting Dell

    Dell provides several online and telephone‑based support and service options. Availability varies by country and product, and some services may not be available in your area. To contact Dell for sales, technical support, or customer service issues: Visit Select your country or region.

  • Page 78: Resources

    See: “System Recovery Media” on page 65 “Dell Diagnostics” on page 56 “My Dell Downloads” on page 52 ® the Service Manual at NOTE: In some countries, opening and replacing parts of your computer may void your warranty.

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    Regulatory Compliance Homepage at the bottom of your computer the Dell Support Center. To launch the Dell Support Center, click the taskbar. icon in the...

  • Page 80: Specifications

    NOTE: Offerings may vary by region. For more information regarding the configuration of your computer, click Start → Help and Support and select the option to view information about your computer. Computer Model Dell Inspiron N4010 ™ ™ Processor...

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    Possible memory 2 GB, 3 GB, 4 GB, 5 GB, configurations 6 GB, and 8 GB NOTE: For instructions on upgrading the memory, see the Service Manual at Connectors Audio one microphone‑in connector, one stereo headphones/speakers connector, and one analog microphone Mini‑Card...

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    Connectors eSATA one seven‑pin/four‑pin eSATA/USB combo connector Media card one 7‑in‑1 slot reader Video 15‑hole connector Media Card Reader Cards supported Secure Digital (SD) memory card Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Memory Stick Memory Stick PRO MultiMedia Card (MMC) MultiMedia Card plus (MMC+) xD‑Picture Card Communications...

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    Video Discrete Video controller AMD ATI Mobility Radeon ™ AMD ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 AMD ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 Video memory DDR3 512 MB/1 GB Video controller Intel HD Graphics HM57 Video memory up to 1.7 GB of shared memory Camera Pixel...

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    60 Hz Operating angle 0° (closed) to 135° Horizontal 40/40 viewing angle Display Vertical viewing 15/–30 (H/L) angle Pixel pitch 0.252 x 0.252 mm Controls brightness can be controlled through keyboard shortcuts (see the Dell Technology Guide for more information)

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    Battery Types and dimensions: 9‑cell “smart” lithium ion Height 22.80 mm (0.90 inches) Width 214 mm (8.43 inches) Depth 78.76 mm (3.10 inches) Weight 0.52 kg (1.15 lb) 6‑cell “smart” lithium ion Height 22.80 mm (0.90 inches) Width 214 mm (8.43 inches) Depth 57.64 mm (2.27 inches) Weight...

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    AC Adapter NOTE: Use only AC adapters specified for use with your computer. See the safety information that shipped with your computer. Input voltage 100–240 VAC Input current 1.7 A (maximum) Input frequency 50–60 Hz Output power 65 W or 90 W Output power 3.34 A (65 W continuous) 4.62 A (90 W continuous)

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    0.66 GRMS Non‑Operating 1.30 GRMS Computer Environment Maximum shock (for operating — measured with Dell Diagnostics running on the hard drive and a 2‑ms half‑sine pulse; for non‑operating — measured with hard drive in head‑parked position and a 2‑ms half‑sine pulse)

  • Page 88: Appendix

    Appendix Macrovision Product Notice This product incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by method claims of certain U.S. patents and other intellectual property rights owned by Macrovision Corporation and other rights owners. Use of this copyright protection technology must be authorized by Macrovision Corporation, and is intended for home and other limited viewing uses only unless otherwise authorized by Macrovision Corporation.

  • Page 89: Information For Nom, Or Official Mexican Standard (only For Mexico)

    The following information is provided in the device(s) described in this document in accordance with the requirements of the Official Mexican Standard (NOM): Importer: Dell México S.A. de C.V. Paseo de la Reforma 2620 – Flat 11° Col. Lomas Altas 11950 México, D.F.

  • Page 90: Index

    5 Contacting Dell online 75 customer service 69 damage, avoiding 5 DellConnect 69 Dell DataSafe Online Backup 43 Dell Diagnostics 56 Dell Factory Image Restore 66 Dell Support Center 52 Diagnostic Checklist 74 drivers and downloads 77...

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    hardware problems diagnosing 55 Hardware Troubleshooter 55 help getting assistance and support 68 Internet connection 18 Internet Service Provider 18 memory problems solving 49 network connection fixing 46 power problems, solving 47 power strips, using 6 problems, solving 45 products information and purchasing 71 resources, finding more 76 restoring factory image 66...

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    software problems 49 solving problems 45 specifications 78 support email addresses 70 support sites worldwide 70 System Messages 54 system restore options 60 Touch Pad gestures 32 ventilation, ensuring 5 warranty returns 72 Windows Program Compatibility Wizard 50 setup 9 wired network network cable, connecting 7 wireless network, solving 46...

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