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When you run an NDISTest on a Windows-based computer that has a RNDIS driver installed, a failure is reported, or the computer may become unresponsive


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Symptoms

You have a computer that has a Remote Network Driver Interface Specification (RNDIS) driver installed. When you run a Network Driver Interface Specification Test (NDISTest) on this computer to test the driver, NDISTest may report a failure. Sometimes, the computer may become completely frozen and unresponsive.

This issue occurs when the computer is running one of the following operating systems:
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Windows Server 2008

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Cause

This issue occurs because of an error in the RNDIS Driver.

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Resolution

Hotfix information for Windows Vista

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have Windows Vista or Windows Vista Service Pack 1 installed on the computer.

Restart requirement

You have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other previously released hotfixes.

Registry information

To use this hotfix, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
Windows Vista, x86-based editions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Package_1_for_kb949729~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable2,65503-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_2_for_kb949729~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable2,49303-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_3_for_kb949729~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,81903-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_4_for_kb949729~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable2,49403-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_client_0~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,42603-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_client_1~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,36703-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_client~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,71303-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_sc_0~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,42103-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_sc~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,42303-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_server_0~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,42503-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_server~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,43103-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Update.mumNot Applicable2,58003-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
X86_cd5da8e1a9e99a184ce8801db036ab54_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20805_none_33b796891f02dfc4.manifestNot Applicable70203-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
X86_microsoft-windows-rndis-miniport_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20805_none_dfd7112aa7d7e76c.manifestNot Applicable3,76802-Apr-200803:53Not Applicable
X86_netrndis.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20805_none_c66af0a761bf2dbb.manifestNot Applicable2,26103-Apr-200811:10Not Applicable
Rndismp.sys6.0.6000.2080532,76802-Apr-200801:24x86
Rndismpx.sys6.0.6000.2080532,76802-Apr-200801:24x86
Usb8023x.sys6.0.6000.2080514,84802-Apr-200801:24x86
Windows Vista SP1, x86-based editions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Package_1_for_kb949729~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable2,65503-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_2_for_kb949729~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable2,49303-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_3_for_kb949729~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,81903-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_4_for_kb949729~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable2,49403-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_client_0~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,42603-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_client_1~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,36703-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_client~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,71303-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_sc_0~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,42103-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_sc~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,42303-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_server_0~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,42503-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_server~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,43103-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Update.mumNot Applicable2,58003-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
X86_2171caa4975e330745cab1aed4651302_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22149_none_10d49c9ba7c3704a.manifestNot Applicable70203-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
X86_microsoft-windows-rndis-miniport_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22149_none_e1960f62a51b5056.manifestNot Applicable3,76803-Apr-200803:36Not Applicable
X86_netrndis.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22149_none_c829eedf5f0296a5.manifestNot Applicable2,26103-Apr-200811:10Not Applicable
Rndismp.sys6.0.6001.2214933,28003-Apr-200801:19x86
Rndismpx.sys6.0.6001.2214933,28003-Apr-200801:19x86
Usb8023x.sys6.0.6001.2214915,87203-Apr-200801:19x86
Windows Vista, x64-based editions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Amd64_302ec0f41d6abebd225642555bf271c7_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20805_none_49290f7261baf668.manifestNot Applicable70603-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Amd64_microsoft-windows-rndis-miniport_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20805_none_3bf5acae603558a2.manifestNot Applicable3,77602-Apr-200804:08Not Applicable
Amd64_netrndis.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20805_none_22898c2b1a1c9ef1.manifestNot Applicable2,26303-Apr-200811:13Not Applicable
Amd64_netrndis.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22149_none_24488a63176007db.manifestNot Applicable2,26303-Apr-200811:13Not Applicable
Package_1_for_kb949729~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable2,67103-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_2_for_kb949729~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable2,50703-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_3_for_kb949729~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,82903-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_4_for_kb949729~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable2,50803-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_client_0~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,43403-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_client_1~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,37503-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_client~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,72303-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_sc_0~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,42903-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_sc~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,43103-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_server_0~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,43303-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_server~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,43903-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Update.mumNot Applicable2,59803-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Rndismp.sys6.0.6000.2080540,96002-Apr-200801:43x64
Rndismpx.sys6.0.6000.2080540,96002-Apr-200801:43x64
Usb8023x.sys6.0.6000.2080518,94402-Apr-200801:43x64
Windows Vista SP1, x64-based editions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Amd64_df6acf54b754e9310512fab908fc418c_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22149_none_50b10d4d3a336920.manifestNot Applicable70603-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Amd64_microsoft-windows-rndis-miniport_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22149_none_3db4aae65d78c18c.manifestNot Applicable3,77603-Apr-200804:23Not Applicable
Amd64_netrndis.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22149_none_24488a63176007db.manifestNot Applicable2,26303-Apr-200811:13Not Applicable
Package_1_for_kb949729~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable2,67103-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_2_for_kb949729~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable2,50703-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_3_for_kb949729~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,82903-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_4_for_kb949729~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable2,50803-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_client_0~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,43403-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_client_1~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,37503-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_client~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,72303-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_sc_0~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,42903-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_sc~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,43103-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_server_0~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,43303-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_server~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,43903-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Update.mumNot Applicable2,59803-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Rndismp.sys6.0.6001.2214940,96003-Apr-200801:56x64
Rndismpx.sys6.0.6001.2214940,96003-Apr-200801:56x64
Usb8023x.sys6.0.6001.2214919,45603-Apr-200801:56x64

Hotfix information for Windows Server 2003

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 or Service Pack 2 installed on the computer.

Restart requirement

You have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other previously released hotfixes.

Registry information

To use this hotfix, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
Windows Server 2003 SP1, x86-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirement
Rndismp.sys5.2.3790.316532,25626-Jun-200810:38x86SP1
Rndismpx.sys5.2.3790.316532,25626-Jun-200810:38x86SP1
Windows Server 2003 SP1, x64-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirement
Rndismp.sys5.2.3790.316551,20027-Jun-200812:08x64SP1
Rndismpx.sys5.2.3790.316551,20027-Jun-200812:08x64SP1
Windows Server 2003 SP1, Itanium-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirement
Rndismp.sys5.2.3790.3165102,91227-Jun-200812:08IA-64SP1
Rndismpx.sys5.2.3790.3165102,91227-Jun-200812:08IA-64SP1
Windows Server 2003 SP2, x86-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirement
Rndismp.sys5.2.3790.432332,25627-Jun-200809:58x86SP2
Rndismpx.sys5.2.3790.432332,25627-Jun-200809:58x86SP2
Windows Server 2003 SP2, x64-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirement
Rndismp.sys5.2.3790.432351,20027-Jun-200812:13x64SP2
Rndismpx.sys5.2.3790.432351,20027-Jun-200812:13x64SP2
Windows Server 2003 SP2, Itanium-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirement
Rndismp.sys5.2.3790.4323102,91227-Jun-200812:12IA-64SP2
Rndismpx.sys5.2.3790.4323102,91227-Jun-200812:12IA-64SP2

Hotfix information for Windows Server 2008

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Important Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 hotfixes are included in the same packages. However, only one of these products may be listed on the �Hotfix Request� page. To request the hotfix package that applies to both Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, just select the product that is listed on the page.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have Windows Server 2008 installed on the computer.

Restart requirement

You have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other previously released hotfixes.

Registry information

To use this hotfix, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
Windows Server 2008, x86-based editions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Package_1_for_kb949729~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable2,65503-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_2_for_kb949729~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable2,49303-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_3_for_kb949729~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,81903-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_4_for_kb949729~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable2,49403-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_client_0~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,42603-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_client_1~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,36703-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_client~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,71303-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_sc_0~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,42103-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_sc~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,42303-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_server_0~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,42503-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_server~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,43103-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Update.mumNot Applicable2,58003-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
X86_2171caa4975e330745cab1aed4651302_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22149_none_10d49c9ba7c3704a.manifestNot Applicable70203-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
X86_microsoft-windows-rndis-miniport_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22149_none_e1960f62a51b5056.manifestNot Applicable3,76803-Apr-200803:36Not Applicable
X86_netrndis.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22149_none_c829eedf5f0296a5.manifestNot Applicable2,26103-Apr-200811:10Not Applicable
Rndismp.sys6.0.6001.2214933,28003-Apr-200801:19x86
Rndismpx.sys6.0.6001.2214933,28003-Apr-200801:19x86
Usb8023x.sys6.0.6001.2214915,87203-Apr-200801:19x86
Windows Server 2008, x64-based editions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Amd64_df6acf54b754e9310512fab908fc418c_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22149_none_50b10d4d3a336920.manifestNot Applicable70603-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Amd64_microsoft-windows-rndis-miniport_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22149_none_3db4aae65d78c18c.manifestNot Applicable3,77603-Apr-200804:23Not Applicable
Amd64_netrndis.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22149_none_24488a63176007db.manifestNot Applicable2,26303-Apr-200811:13Not Applicable
Package_1_for_kb949729~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable2,67103-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_2_for_kb949729~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable2,50703-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_3_for_kb949729~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,82903-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_4_for_kb949729~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable2,50803-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_client_0~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,43403-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_client_1~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,37503-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_client~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,72303-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_sc_0~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,42903-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_sc~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,43103-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_server_0~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,43303-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Package_for_kb949729_server~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mumNot Applicable1,43903-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Update.mumNot Applicable2,59803-Apr-200811:07Not Applicable
Rndismp.sys6.0.6001.2214940,96003-Apr-200801:56x64
Rndismpx.sys6.0.6001.2214940,96003-Apr-200801:56x64
Usb8023x.sys6.0.6001.2214919,45603-Apr-200801:56x64

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Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

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More information

For more information about RNDIS drivers, visit the following Microsoft Web sites: For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Keywords: kbautohotfix, kbexpertiseadvanced, kbfix, kbqfe, KB949729

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Article Info
Article ID : 949729
Revision : 2
Created on : 10/8/2011
Published on : 10/8/2011
Exists online : False
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