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TI7NBF
Socket 370 ATX Motherboard
User's Manual
Version 1.0A

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    TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User's Manual Version 1.0A...

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    The material contained herein is for informational purposes only. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    The driver can be found in the enclosed Install the VGA driver as supplied by the VGA vendor. Install the VIA IDE driver version V2.1.26 or later version. The driver can be found in the enclosed CD. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    5.9 J7: CPU Fan Power Connector..........20 5.10 J13: Chassis Fan Power Connector........20 5.11 J19: AGP Fan Power Connector..........20 5.12 J14: ATX Power Supply Connector ........21 5.13 J16: Floppy Drive Connector ..........21 TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    6.12 Supervisor / User Password ...........56 6.13 IDE HDD Auto Detection............57 6.14 Save & Exit Setup..............58 6.15 Exit Without Saving...............58 Chapter 7 Audio Driver Installation Guide....59 Chapter 8 System Monitor Utility User’s Guide ..67 TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 7: Chapter 1 Introduction

    Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 1 Introduction This manual is designed to give you information on the TI7NBF motherboard. It is divided into the following sections: • • • • Introduction • • • • Specifications • • • • Hardware Description •...

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  • Page 9: Chapter 2 Specifications

    Chapter 2 Specifications Chapter 2 Specifications The TI7NBF is a high-performance ATX motherboard with a Socket 370 connector for PPGA 370-type Intel Celeron/Coppermine and Cyrix III processors. It offers flexibility in terms of CPU frequency and main memory type and size. The main features of the motherboard consist of...

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    3D graphics capabilities including support for z-buffering, alpha blending and faster texture mapping. Expansion Slots Five PCI 32-bit slots One ISA 16-bit slots One AGP slot Form Factor ATX, 12.05” x 7.09” (30.6cm x 18cm) TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 11: Chapter 3 Hardware Description

    Chapter 3 Hardware Description Chapter 3 Hardware Description This chapter briefly describes each of the major features of the TI7NBF motherboard. The layout of the board in Figure 1 shows the location of the key components. The topics covered in this chapter are as follows: 3.1 Processor ...................

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    Chapter 3 Hardware Description Figure 1: Layout of the TI7NBF Motherboard TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 13: Processor

    Chapter 3 Hardware Description 3.1 Processor The TI7NBF motherboard is designed to take an Intel Celeron, Intel Coppermine, or Cyrix III processors on the Socket 370 processor connector. 3.2 L2 Cache The L2 cache is integrated in the processor. The private L2 cache bus is not connected to package pins;...

  • Page 14: Bios

    Chapter 3 Hardware Description 3.4 BIOS The Y2K compliant BIOS on the TI7NBF motherboard provides the standard BIOS functions plus the following additional features: 1. ISA Plug and Play (PnP) Extension Unlike PCI cards that are Plug and Play, ISA cards require setting jumpers to resolve hardware conflicts.

  • Page 15: Dma Channels

    Ultra DMA/33, the peak transfer rate can reach 33MB/sec. There are two IDE connectors - primary IDE and secondary IDE. With two devices per connector, up to four IDE devices can be supported. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 16: Onboard Multi-i/o

    3.11 Hardware Monitoring IC The TI7NBF comes with the Winbond W83781D hardware monitoring IC. It monitors several hardware parameters including power supply voltages, fan speeds, and temperatures, which are very important for a high-end computer system to work stable and properly.

  • Page 17: Chapter 4 Configuring The Motherboard

    Chapter 4 Configuring the Motherboard Chapter 4 Configuring the Motherboard The following sections describe the necessary procedures and proper jumper settings to configure the TI7NBF motherboard. For the locations of the jumpers, refer to Figure 2. 4.1 CPU Frequency/Speed Setting ..........13 4.2 Bus Speed Select: JP8 .............

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    Chapter 4 Configuring the Motherboard Figure 2: Jumper Location on the TI7NBF TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 19: Cpu Frequency/speed Setting

    4.2 Bus Speed Select: JP8 Use JP8, a 2-pin header, to configure the bus speed at 100MHz or by CPU Auto Detect. Jumper Setting Function open 100MHz bus speed short CPU Auto Detect TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 20: Clear Cmos Select: Jp10

    JP15 JP20 JP22 Intel Celeron open 1-2 short short open Intel Coppermine short 1-2 short short open Cyrix III (100MHz) open 2-3 short open short Cyrix III (133MHz) open 2-3 short open open TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 21: Chapter 5 Installation

    Chapter 5 Installation Chapter 5 Installation This chapter describes the interface that the TI7NBF provides for creating a working system. Refer to Figure 3 for the location of the connectors. The following items are covered in this chapter: 5.1 I/O Connectors ................ 17 5.2 JP1: PS/2 Keyboard and PS/2 Mouse Connectors....

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    Chapter 5 Installation Figure 3: Connector Location on the TI7NBF TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 23: I/o Connectors

    Chapter 5 Installation 5.1 I/O Connectors The I/O connectors connect the TI7NBF to the most common peripherals. To attach cables to these connectors, carefully align Pin 1 of the cables to that of the connectors. Refer to Figure 4 for the location and orientation of the connectors.

  • Page 24: J1, J2: Serial Ports

    Chapter 5 Installation 5.3 J1, J2: Serial Ports The onboard serial ports of the TI7NBF, J1 and J2, are two DB-9 external connectors. The following table shows the pin-out assignments of these connectors. Signal Name Pin # Pin # Signal Name...

  • Page 25: P1: Line Out/line In/ Microphone, Game Port

    JP5 and JP6 are the onboard CD-ROM audio in connectors. Below are their pin assignments. 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 Signal Name Pin # Pin # Signal Name Ground Left Left Ground Ground Ground Right Right TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 26: Jp7: Wake On Lan Connector

    5.11 J19: AGP Fan Power Connector J19 is a 3-pin header for the AGP fan power connector. The fan must be a 12V fan. Pin # Signal Name Rotation +12V 1 2 3 Ground TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 27: J14: Atx Power Supply Connector

    Ground Power good 5VSB +12V 5.13 J16: Floppy Drive Connector J16 of the TI7NBF is a 34-pin header and will support up to 2.88MB floppy drives. The following table shows its pin-out assignments. Signal Name Pin # Pin # Signal Name...

  • Page 28: J17, J15: Eide Connectors

    Ground DRQ0 Ground Host IOW Ground Host IOR Ground IOCHRDY Host ALE DACK1 Ground MIRQ0 No connect Address 1 No connect Address 0 Address 2 Chip select 0 Chip select 1 Activity Ground TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 29: J18: Front Bezel Connectors

    Power LED and Keylock: Pins 11 - 15 The power LED indicates the status of the main power switch. The keylock switch, when closed, will disable the keyboard function. Pin # Signal Name Power LED No connect Ground Keylock Ground TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Reset Switch: Pins 9 and 19 The reset switch allows the user to reset the system without turning the main power switch Off and then On. Orientation is not required when making a connection to this header. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Hard Disk Drive LED Connector: Pins 10 and 20 This connector connects to the hard drive activity LED on control panel. This LED will flash when the HDD is being accessed. Pin # Signal Name Ground TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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  • Page 33: Chapter 6 Bios And System Setup

    Report No FDD for WIN 95 Video BIOS Shadow C8000 - CBFFF Shadow/DC000 - DFFFF Shadow 6.5 Chipset Features Setup ............39 SDRAM RAS-to-CAS Delay SDRAM RAS Precharge Time SDRAM CAS Latency Time Bank DRAM Timing DRAM Clock TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    PCI/VGA Act-Monitor Soft-Off by PWR-BTTN PWR-On by Modem/LAN Resume by Alarm (RTC Alarm) IRQ 8 Break Suspend Reload Global Timer Events PM Events 6.7 PNP/PCI Configuration ............47 PNP OS Installed Resources Controlled by TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Onboard Serial/Parallel Port UART Mode Select Parallel Port Mode 6.12 Supervisor / User Password........... 56 6.13 IDE HDD Auto Detection ............. 57 6.14 Save & Exit Setup ..............58 6.15 Exit Without Saving .............. 58 TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 36: Bios Introduction

    <PgUp> and <PgDn> keys to change entries, <F1> for help and <Esc> to quit. When you enter the Setup utility, the Main Menu screen will appear on the screen. The Main Menu allows you to select from various setup functions and exit choices. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    We strongly recommend that you avoid making any changes to the chipset defaults. These defaults have been carefully chosen by both Award and your system manufacturer to provide the absolute maximum performance and reliability. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 38: Standard Cmos Setup

    1 to 12 Date : 1 to 31 Year : 1994 to 2079 To set the date, highlight the “Date” field and use the PageUp/ PageDown or +/- keys to set the current time. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Number of sectors SIZE : Automatically adjust according to the configuration MODE (for IDE HDD only) : Auto Normal (HD < 528MB) Large (for MS-DOS only) (HD > 528MB and supports Logical Block Addressing) TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    The system boot will not be halted for a disk error; it will stop for all other errors. All, But Disk/Key The system boot will not be halted for a key- board or disk error; it will stop for all others. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 41: Bios Features Setup

    DRAM into cache memory, for even faster access by the CPU. These items allow you to enable (speed up memory access) or disable the cache function. By default, these items are Enabled. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    When disabled, continually holding down a key on your keyboard will generate only one instance. When enabled, you can set the two typematic controls listed next. By default, this field is set to Disabled. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    The default setting is No. Video BIOS Shadow This item allows you to change the Video BIOS location from ROM to RAM. Video Shadow will increase the video speed. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Chapter 6 BIOS and System Setup C8000 - CBFFF Shadow/DC000 - DFFFF Shadow Shadowing a ROM reduces the memory available between 640KB to 1024KB. These fields determine whether optional ROM will be copied to RAM or not. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 45: Chipset Features Setup

    SDRAM RAS-to-CAS Delay When DRAM is refreshed, both rows and columns are addressed separately. This field allows you to determine the timing of transition from Row Address Stove (RAS) to Column Address Strobe (CAS). TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    DRAM. The default setting is Enabled. Concurrent PCI/Host This field enables or disables the concurrent PCI/Host. The default setting is Disabled. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    ISA expansion cards. This makes memory from 15MB and up unavailable to the system. Expansion cards can only access memory up to 16MB. By default, this field is set to Disabled. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Set this field to Enabled if there is a USB keyboard being used in the system. Spread Spectrum This field sets the value of the spread spectrum. Options are Disabled, 0.25%, and 0.05%. The default setting is Disabled. This field is for CE testing use only TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 49: Power Management Setup

    PU/PD/+/- : Modify PWR-On by Modem/LAN : Disabled F5 : Old Values (Shift) F2 : Color RTC Alarm Resume : Disabled F6 : Load BIOS Defaults F7 : Load Setup Defaults VIA 82C693) (For TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    This field names the interrupt request (IRQ) line assigned to the modem (if any) on your system. Activity of the selected IRQ always awakens the system. By default, the IRQ is set to 3. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Resume by Alarm (RTC Alarm) This allows a computer to be turned on automatically through the timer set in the BIOS to make the system more schedulable. By default, this field is set to Disabled. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    The IRQ section sets the wake-up call of the system. If activity is detected from any enabled IRQ channels in the left-hand group, the system wakes up from suspended mode. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 53: Pnp/pci Configuration

    F5 : Old Values (Shift) F2 : Color DMA-6 assigned to : PCI/ISA PnP F6 : Load BIOS Defaults DMA-7 assigned to : PCI/ISA PnP F7 : Load Setup Defaults VIA 82C693) (For TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 54: Reset Configuration Data

    When enabled, this option delays PCI data transaction. By default, this field is set to Enabled. PCI#2 Access #1 Retry This item enables PC#2 Access #1 attempts. By default, this field is set to Disabled. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 55: Agp Master 1 Ws Write

    IRQ service is being requested by a device. The default value is Level. Assign IRQ for USB/VGA These fields allow you to enable or disable the IRQ for USB and VGA. By default, these fields are enabled. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 56: Load Bios Defaults

    : Select Item F10 : Save & Exit Setup (Shift) F2 : Change Color Load BIOS Defaults except Standard CMOS Setup To load SETUP defaults value to CMOS SRAM, enter “Y”. If not, enter “N”. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 57: Cpu Speed Setting

    (66x5), 366MHz (66x5.5), 400MHz (66x6), and 433MHz (66x6.5). Press the ↑ and ↓ keys to change the CPU speed or press the PageUp or PageDown key to see the selections for CPU Clock Multiplier and CPU Clock. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 58: Cpu Warning Temperature

    IC. Shutdown Temperature This field allows you to set the temperature at which the system automatically shuts down once it is reached, in order to avoid damage to system components. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 59: Integrated Peripherals

    ESC : Quit : Select Item F1 : Help PU/PD/+/- : Modify F5 : Old Values (Shift) F2 : Color F6 : Load BIOS Defaults F7 : Load Setup Defaults VIA 82C693) (For TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 60: Ide Primary/secondary Master/slave Pio

    Password, the user is allowed to set a password with a maximum of 5 characters. The system recognizes the size (lowercase/uppercase) of the characters entered. The third option is Hot Key Power ON. The keys Ctrl-F1 to Ctrl-F12 can be set to power on the system. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 61: Onboard Fdc Controller

    This field determines the UART mode in your computer. The settings are Normal, IrDA and ASKIR. The default value is Normal. Parallel Port Mode This field allows you to determine parallel port mode function. Normal Printer Port Enhanced Parallel Port Extended Capabilities Port TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 62: Supervisor / User Password

    SAVE & EXIT SETUP LOAD SETUP DEFAULTS EXIT WITHOUT SAVING ESC : Quit : Select Item F10 : Save & Exit Setup (Shift) F2 : Change Color Change / Set / Disable Password TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 63: Ide Hdd Auto Detection

    To accept the displayed entries, press the “Y” key to skip to the next drive, press the “N” key. If you accept the values, the parameters will appear listed beside the drive letter on the screen. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 64: Save & Exit Setup

    SAVE & EXIT SETUP LOAD SETUP DEFAULTS EXIT WITHOUT SAVING ESC : Quit : Select Item F10 : Save & Exit Setup (Shift) F2 : Change Color Abandon all Data & Exit Setup TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 65: Chapter 7 Audio Driver Installation Guide

    For normal operations and to maximize the audio functions of the motherboard, follow the audio driver installation procedure below. Installing The Audio Drivers For Windows 95 Under Windows 95, click START => Setting => Control Panel. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Chapter 7 Audio Driver Installation Guide Under the Control Panel window, click the System icon. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Chapter 7 Audio Driver Installation Guide Click Device Manager. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Chapter 7 Audio Driver Installation Guide Click Other Device, then select PCI Multimedia Audio Device and click the Remove icon. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Chapter 7 Audio Driver Installation Guide Confirm the remove command by clicking OK. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Chapter 7 Audio Driver Installation Guide Click Close. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    On the next screen, double click Creative Labs 1373 and the welcome screen for the Sound Blaster AudioPCI 64V driver installation will appear. Please note that the driver for ES1371 can also be used for ES1373. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    11. Proceed with Setup to install the Windows 98 Drivers, Legacy DOS Drivers into your system. 12. After installation, the system will ask you to restart your computer for the changes to take effect. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

  • Page 73: Chapter 8 System Monitor Utility User's Guide

    CPU temperature exceeds the safe limits, an alarm will be sounded; thereby preventing system crashing and ensuring overall stability. When System Monitor is initiated, the icon below appears in the task bar in the Windows environment. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Clicking on the ‘X’ on the upper right corner would show you the latest company information or on any icon on the left side to display further information. The following section describes the different functions of System Monitor. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Chapter 9 LANDesk User’s Guide Computer - displays the operating working system version and processor type. Memory - displays the current memory usage status. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Chapter 9 LANDesk User’s Guide Hard Disk - displays the supported disk formats and disk space. Heat - displays the current rotational speed of CPU and Chassis fans, as well as the system and CPU temperatures. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Chapter 9 LANDesk User’s Guide Power - displays the current voltage status. NOTE: For Pentium II processors, System Monitor detects the VCC3 and VCCP values. For Pentium-level processors, System Monitor detects the VCORE and VIO values. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Chapter 9 LANDesk User’s Guide Log - displays errors occurring after System Monitor is started. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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    Vio - 5% (Vio for P54C CPU is 3.5V. Vio for P55C is 3.3V.) Vcore- 5% * VCC3 / VIO and VCCP / VCORE values vary according to the processors used. Please contact the CPU manufacturer for further information. TI7NBF Socket 370 ATX Motherboard User’s Manual...

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