Graphic Cards :: Vista To 8 - Video Driver Is Out Of Date?

Mar 22, 2013

I upgraded my Desktop which uses Vista to Windows 8. I tried opening a video the other day but my Video card driver is out of date. What should I do.

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Graphic Cards :: No Video Playback After Graphics Driver Update

Jun 10, 2013

After certain update of my graphics card driver I no longer have a video playback on my video players (including WMP), besides VLC. All the other video player are just able to play the sound of the video file, Nut not the video (the screen just stays black).The thing is that I didn't have this problem previously,, all my video players were able to play all the same video files, which they can't now!

I have the latest AMD Radeon HD video drivers installed. As I mentioned I didn't have this problem before,, with a previous versions of the AMD graphics card driver. This happened to my laptop a while ago already,, Since I have this problem I updated my video drivers 5 or 6 times at least, and no change so far !!!

As I mentioned I have the problem for some time already, during this time I re-installed my Windows couple of times, plus I even changed the version of the windows (7 to 8), for the moment I have the last version of video driver installed, I haven't installed ANY codecs.

I can probably find out from which update of a graphic card driver it started to happen and install the previous version, but I don't wanna miss out on the benefits of the driver updates, since I can still play normally videos on VLC (Only! cuz its probably have integrated codecs?!)

All the other graphic card related tasks are perfectly normal, I play games and so on.

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Graphic Cards :: Sapphire Vapor X R9 280X - No Video Signal When Linking New Video Card

Jul 23, 2014

I got a new video card, namely the Sapphire Vapor-X R9 280X to replace my old (broken) video card, namely the Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 Boost.

The problem is that I get no video signal when linking my new video card. The vga-led on motherboard turns on red (normally never) .

I thought my motherboard is broken, but then I tried the video card (Radeon HD 6950) from my brother and he just shows video signal. (vga-led turns not on red this time on motherboard) .

I would also say that on the box of my new video card is a 750 watt power supply recommended, but I only have a 600 watt power supply build in my pc.

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Graphic Cards :: Win 8.1 - Multiple Video Cards Locking Up

Feb 21, 2014

I'm building a system for cryptocoin mining, and am having a little problem with getting Windows 8.1 (home, not pro) to run the 3rd card (GPU) My equipment is:

Gigabyte 990 FXA UD3 MOBO
AMD Vishera CPU
2x4 gig Corsair Ram
3x Sapphire r9 280x Video cards
1000w Corsair PSU
Scandisk SSD

All parts are brand new.

Here is the problem... everything boots just fine and runs with 2 of the GPU's installed. I have the latest AMD 13.12 drivers, and the AMD APP SKD installed. When I add the 3rd GPU though, windows will auto detect it as a Radeon 7900 with the caution sign, AND/OR a r9 200 series card, also with the caution sign, most times BOTH. Then it randomly freezes the system. A couple of times I got it to run long enough just by luck I guess, to install the 13.12 drivers on the 3rd GPU, but then in a few minuites the system would freeze again.

2 GPU's run just fine, the problem only shows up when the 3rd card is installed, and it happens on any of the 4 16x slots, or both 1x slots on the MOBO. It doesn't matter if the GPU's are directly on the MOBO, or on 1x16 risers. There are plenty of folks running this set up with up to 6 GPU's, so I know it can be done, but I must be missing something somewhere in the windows set up.

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Graphic Cards :: Running Dual Video Cards (PCI / PCI-E)

Sep 5, 2013

I've got a bit of a strange issue that I haven't had with previous OSes on this PC. I'm running a Dell OptiPlex 380 with Win 8 x64 at the office and I have to run 2 video cards for all of my screens. I have a GeForce 8400GS in the PCI-E slot and a GeForce 6200 in the PCI slot.

Previous to the Win 8 install, it worked fine. Booted exactly as I had shut it off. Now, with 8 - it's killing my PCI-E card presumably when it puts the screens to sleep when I leave for the day. So I'm coming in to all of my windows being moved to the PCI card's monitor (only one hooked to it) and I have to reboot to get PCI-E card to come back.

If I check the screen properties, I see only the screen hooked to the PCI card. I've changed the setting in the BIOS for the first video card to Auto and also tried the PCI-E selection and it's the same either way.

Why on earth would it default to the PCI card rather than the PCI-E card?

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Graphic Cards :: How To Add More Dedicated Video RAM

Apr 15, 2013

I actually think it's integrated, how do I do it? According to running a random game on (Dead Island), my dedicated video RAM is 32mb. It's not a custom built, I bought it from the store.

Here are specs according to dxdiag:
System Info:
Operating System: Windows 8 64-bit (6.2, Build 9200)
System Manufacturer: Dell Inc.
System Model: Inspiron 5323
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3217U CPU @ 1.80GHz (4 CPUs), ~1.8GHz
Memory: 6144MB RAM
Page file: 3252MB used, 5310MB available
DirectX Version: DirectX 11

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Graphic Cards :: Can't Get Any Video - Only Getting Audio?

Mar 19, 2014

I downloaded a demo for a game a couple days ago and all I get is audio, my video drivers are up to date. The developers said they were using a program called Unity 3D. I will list my specs below.

HP ENVY X2 running Windows 8

Processor: Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU Z2760 @ 1.80Ghz 1.80 GHz

Memory: 2.00GB

System Type: 32-bit Operating System, x86 based processor

Graphics Card: Intel(R) Graphics Media Accelerator

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Graphic Cards :: Different Values For Video Memory

Mar 23, 2014

I have 64MB for video memory reported in BIOS but my Adapter shows only 32MB, it's normal and I am looking at two different things or something isn't right, I have the latest Intel HD4000 drivers installed.

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Graphic Cards :: Dedicated Video Memory

Mar 4, 2014

There is an option in my bios to change the dedicated video memory of my integrated graphics card.Is there any problem if I increase it?(Currently it is 64 MB, there is maximum 1024 MB available in the option).

See specs below.....

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Graphic Cards :: Windows 8.1 Breaks Video Card?

Oct 20, 2013

Running win 8 and installed Windows 8.1 and device manager told me windows shut down my video card (560 Ti) because of a problem and began running default drivers. I tried everything from removing and reinstalling drivers, reseating the video card, changing slots, etc....

As soon as I reverted back to Windows 8, EVERYTHING ran as fine as before.


AMD FX-9370
32gb G skill
Windows 8

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Graphic Cards :: Video Error - Start Up Windows 8.1 Not Possible

Aug 30, 2014

Today our Windows 8.1 system stopped and crashed when watching a video on the internet. The system was not able to restart and the screen has green lines. Please see some photo's. Once I got a message (of which I did not make a photo) about error video ftr or something like that. Cannot refresh installation since I have no Windows 8/Windows 8.1 dvd. It was a download from MS (image) and upgrade to Windows 8.1 When I start windows normally webcam light flashes and HD light flashes but screen remains black.

What steps to take? I cannot see the logfile since I cannot connect to the PC from my iMac anymore.

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Graphic Cards :: Display Cuts In And Out During Video Playback / Gaming

Mar 20, 2014

I'm not sure if this problem is with the GPU, but I think it might be a good place to start.

Up until recently, I was running Windows 8.1 on a custom build with the following: Athlon II X4 610E processor, Silverstone NT01-E cooler, MSI 890-GX MoBo, 4GB OCZ DDR3/1333 RAM, Zotac GeForce GT 240 GPU, AuzenTech X-Fi Home Theater Sound Card, Western Digital 2TB Caviar Green, Corsair GT 120 SSD, Samsung SH-B083 ODD, and Silverstone NightJar ST40F PSU.

With this build I noticed that there was a certain tendency for the screen to "flicker" when the video changed (ie, starting a Netflix video, a Hulu video, movie on WMC, etc). It generally occurs at the start of a video and it's conclusion, being most annoying on Hulu because it does this at the start of a segment, just before the commercial break, and during the commercials.

Since I'm transitioning to gaming on my PC, I replaced several components, upgrading to a EVGA GeForce GTX 770 DUAL SuperClocked GPU, Intel Core i5-4570 processor (stock cooler), CORSAIR Vengeance LP 16GB (2 x 8GB) RAM, ASUS Q87M-E LGA 1150 MoBo, and CORSAIR CX series CX600 600W PSU. I also reinstalled Windows 8.1.

I had hoped that this would clear up my issue as a side benefit, but that is not the case. In fact, in some instances it's frequency has increased, mostly only occurring at the times I've come to expect, but I was watching a Hulu video just a few minutes ago and the number of times the screen flickered was nearly unbearable.

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Graphic Cards :: AMD Driver Error Over Windows 8

May 31, 2013

I've upgraded to Windows 8 Enterprise and started to receive errors of my GPU.

The screen go black for couple of seconds and then this error pop up : [URL] .....

I had this error many times as you can see : [URL] ......

Details of most recent error : [URL] ......

What could be the reason of this error?

My PC Spec
Windows 8 Ent. 64x
Gigabyte GA-G41MT-S2
Intel Core2 Duo E7500
AMD Radeon HD 6450 >> driver 13.4

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Graphic Cards :: Driver Update Failed?

May 28, 2013

So I've been trying to update my graphics card. Before I ever got the notification for the update and tried to install it, I could play minecraft, and star craft, and watch Netflix video. When I did install, and was given the failed due to I/O error box, I couldn't play any games or watch any Netflix. Don't know what to do to fix this. Since, I've gone to my manufacturers website and re-installed my driver, but I think the real problem is seeing how I cant connect it. It always says it failed due to the I/O error, so I cant connect it to the video card or something.

My computer is a Toshiba. other info:

Model: Satellite L875DProcessor: AMD A6-4400M APU with Radeon(TM) HD Graphics 2.70 GHzPlenty of RAM (only 5 month old computer)

In Device Manager under Display Adapters It says Microsoft Basic Display Adapter. I just need to know how to change it. I've gone in through device manager, pressed update driver, chose to do it manually and choose a signed driver. When I choose My AMD Radeon Drive and it attempts to install, it always says it failed due to an I/O error. This has been going on for a week or so, and I thought I could fix it, but nothing works.

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Graphic Cards :: GTX 780M - Driver Not Working?

Jul 22, 2014

I had opened up GeForce Experience and automatically updated my graphic drivers.The updater crashed while updating.Tried to update again and it gave me the message saying my driver was up to date no need to update.Opened up Steam and tried to play a few games and they all crashed. I also noticed games outside steam were very sluggish.I checked device manager and only my onboard video card was shown. My high performance card was no longer listed under display.

So I uninstalled GeForce experience and the driver then reinstalled an earlier driver version (I could just install the previous version and it should 'roll back').Same problem, my games would crash and things were slow.Removed those drivers and reinstalled earlier ones.Rinse and repeat removing and installing different version drivers 3 times. After being advised not to use GeForce Experience to update my drivers and to go to the manufacturer website I did so. I removed my current video driver and installed the one I downloaded from manufacturer.

Throughout this whole event certain drivers make my video card not appear in device manager and require me to install a different driver on it to get the card to display. Everything worked 100% fine until GeForce Experience crashed on me.

Currently; my video card is shown in device manager the driver seems to be installed and my games do in fact work. The problem is the FPS rate is extremely low. Before this issue I was having around 240 FPS inside certain steam games which I'm now getting 80. Before I updated the graphics driver my entire laptop worked extremely well and I've yet to have any issues. With that being said; I believe that if I could completely uninstall the graphic driver and reinstall the one I had before all this mess occurred things would be back to norm.

How to figure out what version I used to have and I'm not so sure I'm uninstalling the driver completely. (I'm in device manager just selecting uninstall) I'm willing to roll back my laptop a few days but I do not have restore point created. Maybe the driver is not installed correctly?

A different way to uninstall the driver or maybe a way to freshly install the video card, I don't know. Any simple way to restore my laptop to the way it was when I got it I'm willing to do that as a last resort. Everything I have is backed up.

System Specs:
OS. Win 8.1
CPU. i7-4700MQ
GPU. GeForce GTX 780m
Ram. 16gb
Make / Model Dell - Alienware 17.

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Graphic Cards :: Windows 8.0 X64 AMD HD7310 Driver?

Sep 15, 2014

Every time I try to download the HD7310 AMD driver instead I get a program that wants to charge me to auto update all my drivers.

I just want to download the latest Windows 8.0 64 bit driver for HD7310. I'm on a Laptop and the video text is horrid. I have catalyst software installed but every time I try to adjust brightness and/or contrast it looks nothing like the sample page. It gets progressively worse the more I attempt to adjust it. I can't believe it's this tough to get legible text on a monitor in this day and age.

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Graphic Cards :: Possible To Use WDDM 1.2 Driver For Windows 8?

Apr 5, 2013

I have to reinstall Windows 8 on my laptop for some reason. So after installation finished I went to Device Manager for Installing Drivers. After all the other drivers like Chipset, Network, Audio etc, I went to the Install the Display Driver. There I noticed that under the Display tab my NVIDIA GT 650M is already listed but usually if any Device driver is not installed then it will be shown as Unknown Device or Standard VGA Adapter. But here it shows that it is working and one more Thing I noticed is that in the display tab it was written:-

NVIDIA GT 650M (Microsoft Corporation-WDDM 1.2)

So my question is that should I install the NVIDIA driver from my ASUS Driver And Software Utility Disk or should I keep it as it is? I have heard somewhere that WDDM drivers works better than any other Driver with Windows 8. Is it true? I didn't get any Performance Fall or any BSODs etc and games are also working.

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Graphic Cards :: Poor Screen Resolution And Video On New Acer Laptop

Mar 30, 2013

My new Acer laptop has very disappointing screen and video quality. The screen resolution is maxed-out at 1366 x 768 with Intel HD Graphics 4000. Those specs should be just fine for great visuals. My old desktop didn't come close to that but I could watch Youtube videos very well with no pixeling of image. Acer tech support said "new graphics driver download" and I did that , to no avail. Setting adjustments etc.? My wife's 3 year old Acer has better screen quality than my new one.

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Graphic Cards :: Video TDR Timeout - 0x116 On Radeon HD 6400M And BootCamp 5

Aug 27, 2013

My system is a Windows 8 x64 Pro with Boot Camp 5 running on a 2011 Macbook Pro. I'm experiencing Windows crashes and distorted screen images with artifacts (see attachment #1) almost every time I start programs that require heavy video-processing (e.g.: games). The problem also happens, even if rarely, at random without doing anything particular.

This is what is shown in the debug trace of MEMORY.DMP:

Code: Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.2.9200.20512 AMD64Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.Loading Dump File [C:WindowsMEMORY.DMP]Kernel Bitmap Dump File: Only kernel address space is availableSymbol search path is: srv*f:symbolswebsymbols
[Code] ....

As you see, it really looks like a video card problem related to atikmpag.sys. I think in cases like this the first thing to try is updating the drivers but unfortunately, since I'm running Windows on Boot Camp, it looks like there aren't suitable drivers apart from the ones I'm already using. I tried to install the ATI CCC 12.8 beta 2 (that is the only thing that I can run) that seem to suit my system, but that didn't work.

I have been suggested to look into the power settings of the video card (because they may lead to system instability), and specifically I tried playing a bit with the AMD PowerPlay - Technology in the CCC. Anyway, when I open the tab, the lists show up as blank and there is really no option I can work on (see attachment #2). It looks like my video card doesn't support this feature, even if I think it definitely should like it says in the AMD page: AMD PowerPlay.

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Graphic Cards :: Crash And Video Hardware Error When Playing Games

May 10, 2013

I have a very serious issue with my brand new Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 GT 650M SLI system (specs at the bottom) . I can't play games at all because my system will lock up as soon as I enter the game, requiring a hard reset. My Windows Action Center is filled with Video Hardware Error reports. Is this because of a bad video card or is it a driver/software issue? I am on a clean install of Windows 8 Pro and have already tried the 314.22 WHQL and 320.00 BETA drivers. Nothing is overclocked.

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Graphic Cards :: Display Driver Stopped Responding

Apr 3, 2013

Original error message: "Display driver NVIDIA Kernel Mode Driver, Version 314.22 stopped responding and has succesfully recovered"

I'm getting this error again and again, mainly in games. (Which seems logic, they use the graphics card most) Games without DX11 will continue after a black screen has occured, but at very low FPS.

Games with DX11 will just crash and stop working after the same black screen.

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Graphic Cards :: Windows 8 - Display Driver Incompatibility

Jul 3, 2013

My problem is that I can't change resolution on my laptop's display with win 8. It's quite an old, Toshiba Satellite M70. I installed win 8 directly from XP. Everything is working fine except this. I tried to install the old drivers in compatibility mode, but says the system requirement is not enough. Do I have any chance to make it work?

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Graphic Cards :: Where To Download Intel GMA 4500M Driver

Feb 19, 2013

Im using acer 4736z. I really don't know if there is solution for that driver.

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Graphic Cards :: Display Driver Stopped Responding?

May 22, 2014

i bought new computer few days ago.i have sapphire HD 7750 2gb ddr3 - and im installed the driver for that by the CD but after i want to play some games . i get this massage Display driver stopped responding and has recovered.

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Graphic Cards :: Unable To Install VGA Driver V10.18.10.3262

Nov 16, 2013

Windows 8.1 NEW
Flashed the MB BIOS to 1903. ( Completed ) ASUS MAXIMUS V EXTREME 1155 - Z77
Secure Erased the OCZ VERTEX 4 SSD's & updated the firmware to 1.5 ( SPOTLESS / COMPLETED )
Unhooked LAN connection ( STILL UNHOOKED )
Unhooked other drives ( STILL UNHOOKED )
Set Up Fresh NEW RAID0 w/Intel RAID controller used:
Intel AHCI/RAID Driver Path for Windows Windows 8.1 32bit & Windows 8.1 64bit.
Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver software V12.8.0.1016 for Windows Windows 8.1 64bit---(WHQL).
Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver software V12.8.0.1016 for Windows Windows 8.1 32bit---(WHQL).

Ran the Chipset Driver:
Intel Chipset Driver V9.4.0.1026 for Windows Windows 8.1 32bit & Windows 8.1 64bit---(WHQL).
RAN it in compatibility mode as told! VARIFIED it to be installed!

Now when I go to install the VGA driver I get a dam error message

* This computer does not meet the minimum requirements for installing this software *.

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Graphic Cards :: Can't Install Any Nvidia Driver (various Errors)

May 18, 2014

Yesterday I was playing Dota 2 when suddenly I got a black screen and "display driver has stopped working and has recovered."

Right after, I tried to open the game again. There was no way of getting it working.

Any other game was also not working. The first thing I did was, of course, trying to reinstall the driver.

I tried to install the lastest driver (337.50 beta) and I got only "installer has failed". I also tried with many other older drivers and such, with no result.

Other things I tried:

Clean install (from custom install options)Hard clean install (Deleting all nvidia files before)Display Driver Uninstaller safe mode + reboot and install (same error)Install in safe mode (installer error)Register again WMI files (nothing changed). Take ownership of various folders containing drivers (nothing changed)Directly install INF files using devmgmt (gives error code 28) Changing some registry values regarding vbscript that fixed it for other people. Use Windows Update. "1 update was not installed" + error 80070002sfc /scannowRollback from devmgmtRestore to a early system point where it was working (couldn't restore, no matter what point I choose)

Nothing worked. It just won't install. Now I'm stuck with Microsoft base driver and can't play anything.

Here's the installer log, the only part with errors: Log (full log attached)

Event viewer shows nothing.

My system specs: CPU-Z Validator 4.0

I think it's probably a miracle if I get this working without refresh/reinstall Windows.

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Graphic Cards :: Win 8.1 Crashes After NVidia Driver Update?

Nov 2, 2013

Once I have updated driver for NVidia, Wn 8.1 does not start. Entering Safe Mode I could uninstall the update and everything goes back to normal.

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Graphic Cards :: ATI Radeon Xpress 1200 Driver For 32 Bit Windows 8 Pro

Dec 6, 2012

I have an Acer Aspire 5515 with an AMD Athlon 2650eprocessor (64 bit) however, I have installed the 32 bit version of Windows 8 Pro. I cannot locate a driver for the ATI Radeon Xpress 1200 Graphics card that is compatible with Windows 8 32 bit. Acer's website is no support, since they only ever sold the Aspire 5515 with XP or Vista 64 bit systems, therefore they cannot provide what I need.

AMD's website is useless. It's auto-detect system for determining which graphics card and operating system I'm using is incompatible with Windows 8, and there is no method for ,e to type in which card and OS I have (you can only select from pull down menus, and the 1200 series and Windows 8 are not listed). Following the links to contact their technical support take you to a video on how to determine what graphics card you have, then right back to the beginning all over again. Worthless.

ATI says I can run a Vista driver in Windows 7, but I can't even find a Vista driver in 32 bit, and I'm using Win 8, not 7. I'm to the point where I'm going to install Windows 7 64 bit and be done with it.

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Graphic Cards :: AMD HD 4800 Series Driver Fails To Update

Jun 9, 2013

I'm trying to update my AMD HD 4800 series graphic card, but each time I do it I get a fail.

I get the error messages saved in a note pad xml version.docx ....

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Graphic Cards :: Looking For Windows 8 Driver For ATI Mobility Radeon X2300?

Oct 31, 2012

I'm looking for a windows 8 64x driver for an ATI MOBILITY RADEON X2300 VIDEO CARD

I have a gateway E-295c convertible. I converted FROM Win 7 64x to Win 8 64x- MS generic driver does not provide for dual monitors. I'd like to find a driver or I must restore Win 7.

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Graphic Cards :: Win 8.1 - Display Driver Has Stopped Working But Has Recovered

Jan 30, 2014

I amm using windows 8.1 64 bit and everytime I open Photoshop cs6 for the time after a boot I get this message 'Display driver has stopped working but has recovered', my system can handle photoshop so I know thats not the problem. My graphics card is a AMD Radeon HD 8330.

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