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X1: Release Notes Archive

We are constantly improving our products. Look below to review an archived list of our accomplishments (N.B. earlier versions of X1 were called Find and X1 Desktop Search).

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X1® Professional Client v6.7.1 (Build 4054ar) (Released Wednesday June 30, 2010)
X1® Professional Client v6.7 (Build 4023) (Released Tuesday February 16, 2010)
X1® Professional Client v6.6 (Build 3764) (Released Tuesday April 14, 2009)
X1® Professional Client v6.2.4 (Build 3631bp) (Released Wednesday April 1, 2009)
X1® Professional Client v6.2.3 (Build 3631ao) (Released Thursday December 11, 2008)
X1® Professional Client v6.2.2 (Build 3630) (Released Tuesday September 30, 2008)
X1® Professional Client v6.2.1 (Build 3618) (Released Wednesday June 4, 2008)
X1® Professional Client v6.2 (Build 3591) (Released Tuesday March 25, 2008)
X1® Professional Client v6.1 (Build 3575) (Released Thursday January 31, 2008)
X1® Professional Client v6.0 (Build 3565) (Released Thursday October 25, 2007)
X1® Professional Client v5.6.4 (Build 3470) (Released Thursday May 17, 2007)
X1® Professional Client v5.6.3 (Build 3453) (Released Thursday April 5, 2007)
X1® Professional Client v5.6.2 (Build 3418) (Released Wednesday January 24, 2007)
X1® Professional Client v5.6.1 (Build 3408) (Released Tuesday December 19, 2006)
X1® Professional Client v5.6 (Build 3377) (Released Tuesday, November 7, 2006)
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X1® Professional Client v6.7.1
(Build 4054ar) (Released Wednesday June 30, 2010)


Enhancements
  • Improved the indexing capability to allow significantly larger index sizes.
  • Improved the display of CJK characters in files contained within ZIP files.
  • Improved the performance of the indexer by reducing the frequency of optimization.
  • Improved the performance of preview for ANSI files containing CJK characters for users with non-English locale settings.
  • Reenabled the keyboard shortcut for the Enter key to open items in the listpane.
  • Added XLSM document type to the Documents saved search.
  • Updated the default text for the X1 email signature.

Bug Fixes
  • Fixed a crash where X1 reported it could not open buffered files.
  • Fixed a crash where certain Outlook folders could cause a crash during RTI.
  • Fixed a crash due to a saved search file becoming corrupted.
  • Fixed a crash where executing the Print PSA caused X1 to close.
  • Fixed a bug that did not correctly identify the user's Admin privileges.
  • Fixed a problem on installation that required VBScript to be installed.
  • Fixed a problem on installation that would not automatically launch X1 after an install on Windows Vista or 7.
  • Fixed a bug where X1 would not allow installation even if the the correct version of .NET was installed.
  • Fixed a bug that incorrectly reported conflicts with Microsoft DLLs during installation.
  • Fixed a bug where the ability to disable the Logging options were greyed out.
  • Fixed a bug where the listpane would jump to the top of the results after executing the Delete PSA.
  • Fixed a bug where the Delete PSA would not work consistently on items currently being previewed.
  • Fixed a bug that did not allow certain USB drives from being indexed in Windows 7.
  • Fixed a bug that allowed users to rename a saved search to blank.
  • Fixed a bug where X1 did not properly preview or act upon identically named files contained within the same ZIP.
  • Fixed a bug where X1 did not properly handle long paths for items contained within ZIP files.
  • Fixed a bug where the wrong date was displayed for some Lotus items.
  • Fixed a bug where a contact's email address was incorrectly displayed as the user's email address.
X1® Professional Client v6.7
(Build 4023) (Released Tuesday February 16, 2010)


Enhancements
  • Added support for indexing removable (external) drives.
    • X1 automatically detects removable media when opening the File Indexing Options dialog.
    • X1 displays the removable media either by the Volume Name or a generic "Removable Disk".
    • Removable media drives are NOT selected for indexing automatically. Users must select them for indexing through the File Indexing Options dialog.
    • New buttons in the File Indexing Options dialog allow users to "Add External Drives" or "Remove External Drives" for index selection.
    • If a removable drive is locked or cannot be written to, X1 will not add it to the File Indexing Options list.
    • If you remove an external drive from X1 using the Options for Indexing, Files, then X1 will remove the results for that drive from the index.
    • If you unplug an external drive from the computer, X1 will keep the results in the index and will refresh them once you connect the drive back to the computer.
    • External drive contents are indexed through the index schedule defined for files (real-time indexing not supported).
    • Added Group Policy Object to allow global administration of this feature.
  • Major enhancements to RTI Outlook to make it faster and cover your entire mailbox and non-default profiles.
  • Improvements to overall speed of results after searching.
  • Improved the column search speed.
  • Better preview for files located within ZIPs.
  • Implemented version 8.3.2 of Outside In.
  • Improved the merging behavior of the indexes to support faster searching.
  • Sped up the highlighting routines.
  • Reduced the time required to display the results pane.
  • Enhanced compatibility of Deployment Manager on Vista® and Windows 7.
  • Optimized X1 results pane refresh rate.
  • Optimized startup performance for single-core computers.
  • Added "Check for Updates ..." option under the Help menu.
  • Implemented 5 minute default X1 indexing delay upon computer startup. The default delay can be modified via a group policy object.
  • Added X1 signature for selected Outlook email post search actions.
  • Added ability to modify/delete the X1 signature for selected Outlook email post search actions.
  • Enhanced search panes allow for greater flexibility in re-sizing/expanding/collapsing the "All Searches" and "Favorite Searches" panes.
  • Enhanced viewer controls for documents replaces tabs with replaced with new navigation arrows under the vertical scroll bar.
  • Added method to identify items in index where the maximum number of tokens indexed has been reached.
  • Added content indexing for embedded files.
  • Added "Send Search by Email" action as an option in the search toolbar customization menu.
  • Updated method for warning message on disk space required to caution user once the threshold is below 2x the space needed to optimize the index.
  • Added new "Copy to NSF" post search action for Lotus Notes emails.
  • Added new Group Policy Object to disable warnings for offline vault/PST indexing if these databases are not available.
  • Enhanced "Move/Copy" post search actions for Lotus Notes emails with the following new behavior:
    • New dialog displays folders (no views).
    • User created folders will be created under a root node 'Folders'.
    • Copy action creates a new DISTINCT copy of the email (not linked) in the target folder.
    • Move action moves the email when moving from source folder to new folder.
    • Move action creates a linked copy of the email when moving from a view to a new folder.
  • Removed Yahoo Toolbar from installer.
  • Modified installer to warn users of expired maintenance on registration key.
  • Improved Forward PSA for Symantec Enterprise Vault Offline email such that it now includes attachments.
  • Added Indexing Option that allows users to set the maximum amount of text extracted per item.
  • Added Group Policy Object that enables central management for the maximum amount of text extracted per item indexing option.
  • Added "Schedule Meeting" post-search-action for emails in the results list.
  • Added "Send Email" right click action when users click on emails in the preview pane header area.
  • Added "Schedule Time" right click action when users click on emails in the preview pane header area.
  • Added "Add to Contacts" right click action when users click on emails in the preview pane header area.
  • Added "Send Email" right click action when users click on potential contact matches in the email body area.
  • Added "Schedule Time" right click action when users click on potential contact matches in the preview pane header area.
  • Added "Add to Contacts" right click action when users click on potential contact matches in the preview pane header area.

Bug Fixes
  • Improved the default indexing folder selection for Vista® and Windows 7
  • Fixed installer errors when installing on 64-bit OS.
  • Fixed a bug where launching Outlook before launching X1 immediately after installation would complicate the installation.
  • Fixed a bug that caused "Error -- Click to try again" message while indexing email.
  • Improved the behavior of the Lotus Forward PSA.
  • Fixed an error that prevented some users from registering the product.
  • Fixed the delay scan setting that was not functioning properly under Windows 7.
  • Fixed a bug where some emails that came in while a scan was already in process were being missed.
  • Fixed a bug where the deskbar would not install in Windows 7.
  • Fixed a bug that caused  characters to be displayed in some email previews.
  • Fixed two bugs that prevented installing on Windows 7 64-bit.
  • Fixed a bug where the Keyboard Quick Launch Shortcuts were missing for some users on upgrade.
  • Fixed a bug where the X1 Updater would unnecessarily inform the user they were on the most recent version.
  • Fixed a major bug where indexing will stop until you restart X1 if you use the keyboard to move between results in the Results Pane.
  • Fixed a bug where X1 would crash if you used the Delete key to launch the Delete PSA.
  • Improved the installation behavior on 64-bit machines.
  • Improved the installer and uninstaller functions.
  • Fixed multiple issues associated with the deskbar, including installing, uninstalling, running in Vista®, and running on 64-bit OS's.
  • Fixed multiple issues associated with improper behavior of the results pane when using the Page Up and Page Down keys.
  • Fixed a bug where Results Pane would appear blank until you clicked on a result.
  • Fixed a bug where using long names for Saved Searches would cause a crash.
  • Preventing indexing of the 64-bit version of Outlook 2010 as it is not currently supported.
  • Fixed an issue where PST files created by Outlook 2000 were not visible to X1.
  • Fixed an issue where items from Outlook 2010 could not be drag-and-dropped to the desktop.
  • Improved the handling of indexing of delegated items that are marked as private.
  • Fixed a problem that caused some Outlook emails to be removed from the index.
  • Fixed an issue where MSG files added as an attachment were not previewing correctly.
  • Fixed a crash when scrolling with a Lenovo scroll button.
  • Fixed an issue where the Auto Upgrade dialog was being hidden.
  • Fixed an issue where X1 did not properly identify the installed version of .NET.
  • Fixed an issue where IMAP message stores were hanging Outlook.
  • Fixed an issue where Outlook RTI was being too aggressive in indexing items.
  • Fixed numerous issues related to properly indexing ZIP files with CJK characters.
  • Fixed numerous issues related to properly indexing ZIP archives attached to an Outlook email.
  • Fixed an issue where Excel tabs with CJK characters did not display properly.
  • Fixed a bug where indexing of attachments to Outlook items could cause a crash.
  • Fixed a bug where large attachments to some Outlook items were not being indexed. This fix will require letting the next scheduled index update run after upgrading.
  • Improved the display of information in the Status column within the Results Status Pane.
  • Fixed a bug where X1 was not properly detecting an installation of Windows 7.
  • Fixed a bug where X1 crashed at startup when unable to load search history file.
  • Fixed a bug where X1 crashed due to a change in a server saved search.
  • Fixed a bug where X1 crashed during tab switching.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented tag lists defined in a deployment manager build to be copied into deployed build.
  • Fixed a bug that caused X1 to crash when opening Symantec Enterprise Vault stubs.
  • Fixed a bug that caused Microsoft Outlook email profiles to become selected for indexing.
  • Fixed a bug that generated an error when performing post search action "Go To Folder" on items from an X1 PST profile.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented viewing an Outlook folder in the Folder Selection Dialog under Korean setting in a case.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented highlighting from working on CJK characters in msg files.
  • Fixed a bug that caused Symantec Enterprise Vault archived attachments to display the wrong information for some stubs.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the search query from executing when pasted via the right click menu.
  • Fixed a bug that displayed an incorrect preview for CJK and Cyrillic symbols when indexing the Outlook Global Address Book.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the option to "Keep Copies of Email in the Index" to select/deselect in real-time.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented emails with "_" to be fully selected for entity actions in the preview pane.
  • Fixed a bug that caused X1 to crash during Outlook scanning of POP3 Exchange profiles.
  • Fixed a bug that caused X1 to freeze when attempting to delete filex indexed with the X1 server and the network path from the client is not accessible.
  • Fixed a bug that caused Microsoft Outlook email profiles to become selected for indexing.
  • Fixed a bug that caused Microsoft Outlook email profiles created through X1 not be removed on uninstall.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Ctrl-C (copy) from working on selections in the preview pane.
  • Fixed a bug that caused X1 to crash at startup in CJK environments.
  • Fixed a bug that caused X1 to crash at startup under Vista® with UAC enabled.
New Features available only in the X1 eDiscovery Client product version
  • Tagging and Tag Pane
    • Apply tags to files, emails, contacts, calendar and task items indexed with the X1 Client.
    • Apply tags to files and PST emails indexed with the X1 Server.
    • Tags are limited to the letters a-z, A-Z and digits 0-9 with no spaces.
    • Manage the tag list by adding/removing tags via the tag pane right click menu.
    • Add/remove folders to organize the tag list via drag and drop in the tag pane.
    • Resize/collapse/expand the tag pane to fit your work area.
    • To tag an item, select the item in the X1 results list, click on the tag check box, then hit apply.
    • To tag multiple items, select the items in the X1 results list, click on the tag check box, then hit apply.
    • To apply multiple tags on an item, select the item in the X1 results list, click on the tags' check boxes, then hit apply.
    • Select the option "Select the next result after tagging" if you prefer for X1 to automatically select the next result after you apply a tag.
    • To view tags applied to an item, select the item in the X1 results list and view the checkboxes visible in the tag pane.
    • Tags can also be viewed by displaying the “Document Tags” column.
    • To view all items tagged with a particular tag, click on the tag's icon or label in the tag pane.
    • If your selected search is a local X1 client search, the "All Search" will load with all the items tagged with the selected tag.
    • If your selected search is an X1 Server search, X1 will send a query and return with all items tagged with the selected tag.
    • When tagging X1 Server results, a notification will display while the X1 Server processes the tags. Once the tags are processed a new notification will prompt the user to Search again to obtain the tags from the server.
    • To restore tags after clearing index/re-indexing go to Tools/Restore Tags. This option will re-apply tags for items that have not changed location or been modified since the time they were tagged.
    • Added Group Policy Object that allows centralized creation of global tags. Global tags display in blue font and cannot be modified by the end user.
  • Use of Tagging and Annotations in X1 Client local index
    • Tags and Annotations for the desktop client index are designed for static content email and file repositories.
    • Moving emails/modifying files/archiving items will cause the tags to be lost.
    • Given some email clients and backup programs update email/files automatically it is advised that incremental scanning is turned off to preserve tags/annotations.
    • To export tags and annotations, display the "Document Tags" and "Annotation" column. Filter by non-empty columns ("-") and export results to Excel or CSV.
    • For the processing of large document collections and de-duplication features, X1 recommends the implementation of the X1 Server.
  • Annotation
    • Added feature that allows users to annotate (add a note) to a search result(s) in the X1 Client index.
    • Annotations can be up to 4096 characters in length.
    • The "Annotate" post search action supports a single annotation per item in the X1 index.
    • The "Annotate" post search action does not support adding notes to X1 Server index items.
    • Added the "Annotation" column which displays notes added to items.
  • Search Session Logs
    • Added "Search Sessions" option in the tools menu that allows users to select/open session logs in a text editor.
    • The user must define a session or select an existing session to log searches against.
    • Search session logs are stored in the X1 Search Sessions folder under the X1 data directory.
    • The search session ends when the user clicks on the "Stop Session" button in the main search bar.
    • The "Search Sessions" dialog also allows users to verify if the session log has been tampered via the "Verify Log Id" button.
  • Report Interface
    • The new report feature provides an expanded query dialog that enables users to enter/edit a list of queries and preview/export result metrics.
    • The report interface works for local non-federated searches and for X1 Server searches enabled for reporting.
    • X1 will parse query terms entered into the main search box into the report query dialog and separate query terms by top-level OR boundaries into separate rows.
    • Column or "Filter" queries will not be editable in the report query dialog.

    Local X1 Client Reporting
    • Preview the report to display statistics on document count per query before exporting detailed results to csv files.
    • Two reports are generated upon clicking the export button: Summary Report and Document Type Report.
    • The Summary Report displays the sample information presented in the preview plus a content size metric.
    • The Document Type Report displays the breakdown metrics per document type (Files, Email, Attachments, Calendar, Contacts, Tasks) for each query.
    • The reports generated are saved to the local disk (see X1 Reports shortcuts in My Documents folder).

    X1 Server Reporting
    • Report preview is not supported for server searches before exporting detailed results to csv files.
    • Two reports are generated upon clicking on the export button: Summary Report and Document Type Report with same properties as for local reports.
    • An advanced reporting option is available that enables users to create custom reports.
    • The reports generated are saved in a network share specified in the report dialog.
    • The report button for server searches only enables for searches enabled for reporting in the X1 server.

  • Content Export
    • The content export feature provides full content export for files and PST item indexed in the X1 Server.
    • The content export feature provides full content export for locally indexed items , including files, email, contacts, calendar items, and tasks.
    • Provided content export capability for removable drives.
    • Files are exported into full mirror duplicates of the original folder/data structure and maintain timestamps, ACLs and metadata.
    • Emails and email attachments are exported into their original folder structure maintaining their family relationship.
    • The content export button only enables for searches enabled for content export in the X1 server.
    • Content export requires the username/password credentials to be saved in the search source dialog to be used during the export process.
    • Once a server search displays results in the X1 client, the content export button will prompt the user to enter a metadata export path and export network path.
    • Both the metadata export and content export paths must be empty network shares shared for full access to the user account running the content export.
    • The export button will enable once the criteria for both network paths is met and the X1 content export process has successfully launched.
    • The X1 content export process starts once the user clicks on the "Content Export" button and is visible in the taskbar.
    • The content metadata is exported first from the X1 server into a set of files grouped by distinct server indexes.
    • The content export automatically starts once the content metadata is successfully exported and the process displays progress for each of metadata files completed.
    • The content export process can be cancelled but cannot be re-started therefore the user must ensure not to hibernate or shut down the computer running the content export until the process is complete.
    • If content export process will display a link to failed operations if it fails to export any of the search results.

    Resource Utilization/Permissions
    • Content export for large amounts of data will require a dedicated machine and is expected to utilize all available CPU and memory over long time periods.
    • If the location of the original files and destination files are in separate computers the content export process will utilize large amounts of network bandwidth.
    • The content export feature requires the X1 client to run on the same domain as the X1 server.

    The content export process runs an http listener request that requires users to run with Administrator privileges in Windows Vista and Windows 7.



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X1® Professional Client v6.6
(Build 3764) (Released Tuesday April 14, 2009)


New Features
  • Tagging (available for the X1 eDiscovery Client)
    • Added feature that allows users to define a list of tags.
    • Tags are limited to the letters a-z, A-Z and digits 0-9 with no spaces.
    • Added feature that allows administrator to define a list of tags via a group policy object.
    • Added feature that allows administrator to lock down the list of tags via a group policy object.
    • Added "Tag" post search action that allows user to tag a search result in the X1 Client index.
    • Added tag dialog which allows users to add/remove tags to single/multiple items in the X1 Client index.
    • Added support to tag items in the X1 Server index.
    • Added the "Document Tags" column which displays Tags added to items.
  • Annotation (available for the X1 eDiscovery Client)
    • Added feature that allows users to annotate (add a note) to a search result(s) in the X1 Client index.
    • Annotations can be up to 4096 characters in length.
    • The "Annotate" post search action supports a single annotation per item in the X1 index.
    • The "Annotate" post search action does not support adding notes to X1 Server index items.
    • Added the "Annotation" column which displays notes added to items.
  • Search Session Logs (available for the X1 eDiscovery Client)
    • Added feature that allows user to create a search log for a defined search session.
    • The search session starts when the user clicks on the "Start Session" button in the main search bar.
    • The user must define a session or select an existing session to log searches against.
    • Search session logs are stored in the X1 Search Sessions folder under the X1 data directory.
    • The search session ends when the user clicks on the "Stop Session" button in the main search bar.
  • Use of Tagging and Annotations in X1 Client local index
    • Tags and Annotations for the desktop client index are designed for static content email and file repositories.
    • Email and files updated, edited, moved or deleted between incremental indexing will lose tags and annotations.
    • Given some email clients and backup programs update email/files automatically it is advised that incremental scanning is turned off to preserve tags/annotations.
    • To export tags and annotations, display the "Document Tags" and "Annotation" column. Filter by non-empty columns ("-") and export results to Excel or CSV.
    • For the processing of large document collections and de-duplication features, X1 recommends the implementation of the X1 Server.
Enhancements
  • Removed Yahoo Toolbar from installer.
  • Modified installer to warn users of expired maintenance on registration key.
  • Improved Forward PSA for Symantec Enterprise Vault Offline email such that it now includes attachments.
  • Added Indexing Option that allows users to set the maximum amount of text extracted per item.
  • Added Group Policy Object that enables central management for the maximum amount of text extracted per item indexing option.
  • Added "Schedule Meeting" post-search-action for emails in the results list.
  • Added "Send Email" right click action when users click on emails in the preview pane header area.
  • Added "Schedule Time" right click action when users click on emails in the preview pane header area.
  • Added "Add to Contacts" right click action when users click on emails in the preview pane header area.
  • Added "Send Email" right click action when users click on potential contact matches in the email body area.
  • Added "Schedule Time" right click action when users click on potential contact matches in the preview pane header area.
  • Added "Add to Contacts" right click action when users click on potential contact matches in the preview pane header area.

Bug Fixes
  • Fixed a bug that caused Microsoft Outlook email profiles to become selected for indexing.
  • Fixed a bug that caused Microsoft Outlook email profiles created through X1 not be removed on uninstall.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Ctrl-C (copy) from working on selections in the preview pane.
  • Fixed a bug that caused X1 to crash at startup in CJK environments.
  • Fixed a bug that caused X1 to crash at startup under Vista with UAC enabled.

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X1® Professional Client v6.2.4
(Build 3631bp) (Released Wednesday April 1, 2009)


Enhancements
  • Implemented new registration code logic.
  • Removed Yahoo Toolbar from installer options.
  • Implemented new startup dialog that indicates when the Lotus Notes scanner is paused. This feature is disabled by default and can be enabled via an X1 Group Policy.

Bug Fixes
  • Implemented fix for daylight savings time issue for calendar and task items.
  • Implemented fix that caused RPC errors caused by unexpected Outlook Express registry keys.
  • Implemented fix for deployment manager installer error when selecting the Symantec Enterprise Vault indexing option.
  • Implemented fix for crash when entering a filter query for Mozilla Thunderbird email boxes above 2GB.
  • Implemented fix for crash when viewing a Microsoft Excel file with an invalid floating point exception.

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X1® Professional Client v6.2.3
(Build 3631ao) (Released Thursday December 11, 2008)


Enhancements
  • Improved handling of MAPI profile logon errors that caused emails to be removed from the X1 index.
  • Improved X1 client upgrade to retain saved search customization on cases where data schema is updated.
  • Improved encryption method for Lotus Notes passwords.
  • Implemented file scrubbing for preview of email html attachments.

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X1® Professional Client v6.2.2
(Build 3630) (Released Tuesday September 30, 2008)


Enhancements
  • Implemented new Group Policy Object to allow X1 to skip indexing of Symantec Enterprise Vault Outlook shortcuts.

Bug Fixes
  • Fixed a bug that caused X1 to lose all items indexed in the Outlook mailbox for a case where X1 cannot access the email from Exchange.
  • Fixed a bug that generated error messages when Symantec Offline Vaults database files and profiles were renamed/deleted.
  • Fixed a bug that caused X1 files real-time indexing to delay updating the index.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the X1 viewer installation to fail.
  • Fixed a bug that generated the error message "Caller not using inverted loading".
  • Fixed a bug that caused X1 to crash when clicking on "Select Folders To Scan" for Outlook email.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the X1 file scanner to lose indexing folder selection settings when system environment variables changed.

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X1® Professional Client v6.2.1
(Build 3618) (Released Wednesday June 4, 2008)


New Features
  • Group Policy Object: Enable Throttling for Uncached Message Indexing.
    • X1 will index uncached Microsoft Exchange items at a rate of 120 items per minute by default.
    • Enabling the policy allows you to change the default throttling rate (minimum 6, maximum 600).
    • Disabling the policy prevents X1 from throttling when indexing uncached Exchange items.
  • Group Policy Object: Allow Indexing EMC eMailXtender Lotus Notes Shortcuts.
    • X1 indexes EMC eMailXtender Lotus Notes shortcuts by default.
    • Enabling this policy allows X1 to index EMC eMailXtender Lotus Notes Shortcuts.
    • Disabling this policy prevents X1 from indexing EMC eMailXtender Lotus Notes Shortcuts.
  • Group Policy Object: Allow Indexing of Symantec Enterprise Vault (EV) File System Archive Shortcuts.
    • X1 indexes EV File System Archive shortcuts by default.
    • Enabling this policy allows X1 to index archived Symantec Enterprise Vault File System Archive Shortcuts.
    • Disabling this policy prevents X1 from indexing archived Symantec Enterprise Vault File System Archive Shortcuts.
  • Group Policy Object: Allow Indexing of Private Outlook Items on Delegate Mailboxes.
    • X1 indexes private Outlook items on delegate MS Exchange mailboxes by default.
    • Enabling this policy allows X1 to index private Outlook items on delegate MS Exchange mailboxes.
    • Disabling this policy prevents X1 from indexing private Outlook items on delegate MS Exchange mailboxes.

Enhancements
  • Hide search navigation bar for X1 Server searches.
  • Removed draft folders from Outlook Real Time indexing.

Bug Fixes
  • Fixed a bug that prevented searches from federating when changing the default search name.
  • Fixed a bug that caused X1 to hold on to the system shutdown process.
  • Fixed a bug that caused preview of Lotus Notes attachments to fail for dual core CPU systems.

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X1® Professional Client v6.2
(Build 3591) (Released Tuesday March 25, 2008)


New Features
  • Modified Installer to allow setting X1 as the Default Search Engine in Windows Vista SP1
    • The X1 installer will register the X1 client as a desktop search engine.
    • The X1 installer will allow user to define the X1 client as the default desktop search engine.
    • As the default desktop search engine, the user can send queries to X1 via the Start menu search box, Windows Explorer, Windows Logo Key + F, and the F3 key.
    • Once the query is sent, the X1 client opens with search results corresponding to the query, based on the X1 query syntax.
    • The query will include a "crumb" when issued from Windows Explorer.
    • X1 will ignore subqueries (windows saved searches), inputlocale, keywordlocale, stackedby and displayname parameters.
    • Other applications such as Outlook, Office 2007 and third party apps will continue to query the Windows Search engine by default.
  • Bundled X1 Web Services Plugin
    • The plugin allows users to index RSS 2.0 and ATOM 1.0 feeds.
    • To add a feed, open the "Select Sources" dialog, select the RSS plugin, and click on the add button.
    • On the Add Source Dialog, enter a URL location for the RSS/ATOM feed, update the default source name, and click OK.
    • If the feed is successfully added, X1 will automatically create a saved search with the source name and index the feed contents.
    • Feeds are indexed every 60 minutes by default. You may change the default indexing schedule for every feed in the options menu.
    • Index and federate your favorite feeds into a single, actionable view with the RSS WebServices plugin.
    • Added icon for X1i plugin files.

Enhancements
  • New Registration Key Mechanism
    • New registration key mechanism allows X1 to limit future upgrades.
  • Disable X1 Professional Client After 30-day Trial
    • Updated reminder dialog to indicate X1 will expire at the end of the 30-day trial.
    • Updated reminder dialog to allow user to add registration key.
    • Implemented modal dialog that will display the trial has expired after the 30-day trial.
    • Disable "Show Banner" option during trial.
  • Added Support to Change X1 Shortcut Name and Path.
    • To change the X1 shortcut name set the SHORTCUT_FILE variable in the installer command line or a MST transform.
    • The default value for the X1 shortcut name is "X1.lnk".
    • To change the X1 shortcut path set the SHORTCUT_PATH variable in the installer command line or a MST transform.
    • The default value for the X1 shortcut path is "C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs".
  • Deleted emailbody.html and email.html files from data directory after X1 exits.
  • Separated Outlook indexing options and Group Policy Objects for "Ignore Public Folders" and "Ignore Additional Mailboxes".
  • Optimized X1 hibernation process for faster shutdown.

Bug Fixes
  • Email
    • Fixed a bug that prevented the action "Copy to Folder" from working when running Outlook in uncached mode.
    • Fixed a bug that caused the date received to update on Outlook emails when using the "Move" post-search action.
    • Fixed a bug that caused email index to disappear due to a failure to load Outside In 8.2 libraries.
    • Fixed a bug that displayed an incorrect error message when email attachment contains a 0kb file.
  • User Interface
    • Fixed a bug that prevented the "All Searches" list to preserve after re-starting X1.
    • Fixed a bug that caused errors when loading X1 from XML.
    • Fixed a bug that caused viewer installation failures with Outside In 8.2 libraries.
    • Fixed a bug that displayed an Outside In splash screen at first startup.
  • Crashes
    • Fixed a bug that caused X1 to crash when cancelling the add source process.

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X1® Professional Client v6.1
(Build 3575) (Released Thursday January 31, 2008)


New Features
  • Support for Lotus Notes 8.0 email and contacts.
  • Preview/PSA support for X1 Server Plugin Exchange searches.
  • New Group Policy Object Policy: Allow Indexing of Certain Network Shares.
    • This policy allows administrators to define a list of certain network shares to be indexed.
    • This policy will NOT override the "Allow Network Share Indexing" policy.
    • This policy will override deployment manager settings and the "Prevent Indexing of Certain Network Shares" policy.

Enhancements
  • Oracle Outside In 8.2 Upgrade.
    • Improvements for support of Microsoft Office 2007 Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Viewing support for more Office Art, including line styles, fills, and shapes.
  • Streamlined Federation and Source dialogs.
    • Added option to add a data source after user adds a plugin.
    • Added a finish button to the "Federation..." dialog to make column chooser step optional.
    • Removed federation steps from the "Add Source" process.
    • Added "Columns...." option to the right click menu for searches.
    • Added "Federation...." option to the Tools menu.
    • Added "Save Username/Password" check box option to the "Add Source" dialog.
    • Added "Edit Source" right click menu item for plugin source saved searches.
  • Improved list pane painting performance.
  • Updated language on the crash logs dialog box.
  • Updated language on the optional usage statistics dialog box.
  • Updated installer to detect required VB script dlls are properly installed.
  • Optimized file incremental indexing process to handle failed content indexed file cases more efficiently.
  • Optimized post search action applicability algorithm for Mozilla email items.
  • Added "Search Rules" at the bottom of the preview pane home pages.

Bug Fixes
  • Email
    • Fixed a bug with the Symantec Offline Vault scanner that caused X1 to crash when modifying indexing options during indexing.
    • Fixed a bug that caused the Open->Selected Items action to not work properly.
    • Fixed a bug that caused the Copy action to update the Received Date in Outlook.
  • Files
    • Fixed a bug with the file scanner that caused the scanner to re-start when a user cancelled the "More Indexing Options" dialog.
  • Deployment Manager
    • Fixed a bug with the Deployment Manager that set the scanners on a paused state after upgrade.
    • Fixed a bug with the Deployment Manager that prevented upgrades on custom builds where original msi installer is not available.

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X1® Professional Client v6.0
(Build 3565) (Released Thursday October 25, 2007)


New Features
  • Client installer is certified for Windows Vista.
  • New search experience for remote search engine queries.
    • Enables support to query remote search engines via X1 custom plugins.
    • User must click on the Search button to obtain results (NOT a fast-as-you-type search experience).
    • New search homepages for remote search engine queries with instructions on new search experience.
    • Limited number of results returned from the remote search engine.
    • New navigation buttons allow users to navigate through search results.
    • Status pane in bottom of the preview pane indicates the search attributes and results status.
    • Modified X1 Server search so users must click on the Search button to obtain results.
      • By default, the X1 Server search will display a blank results list, with the following message: "The current search has no results to display."
  • Plugin manager.
    • Interface allows custom X1 plugins to extend the functionality for the X1 client.
    • Interface allows users to enable/disable plugins.
    • Interface allows users to set options for plugins.
  • New data federation behavior.
    • Added new federation dialog to allow users to federate (merge) searches together through right-click menu.
    • Federated search dialog will create new searches. Existing searches will remain unchanged.
    • The new federated search will include fields from the merged searches.
    • X1 Server searches will NOT automatically federate with X1 client searches (email, files, etc).
    • X1 Server searches can be federated with any X1 client searches (email, files, etc).
  • New post-search-action applicability behavior.
    • The new post search action (PSA) applicability behavior allows post search actions for federated searches.
    • On single selection of a result in the results pane the appropriate PSA will be enabled.
    • On multiple selection of results across different data schemas the appropriate PSA will be enabled but will only act on the results that are applicable.
Enhancements
  • Implemented a virtual memory check that prevents crashes while merging index.
  • Extended the "Copy to PST" PSA to allow users to save emails into new PST files.
  • Enhanced "Copy to PST" action to allow users to copy emails to password-protected Outlook PST files.
  • Improved X1 client startup time by 20%.
  • Re-factored content indexing algorithm for improved performance on large indexes.
  • Implemented new "Export to Excel" dialog.
  • Added expand/collapse controls in the preview pane for emails with multiple attachments.
  • Optimized CPU utilization on attachment thumbnails in the preview pane.

Bug Fixes
  • Email
    • Fixed a bug that prevented X1 from opening LN attachments with accented character in the name.
  • Files
    • Fixed a bug that caused the files real-time-indexing option to delay incremental file scans.
    • Implemented a fix that allows X1 to index windows folders inside zip files appropriately and enable the correct post search actions.
    • Implemented a fix that allows X1 to skip files that cause the text extractor process to hang.
    • Fixed a bug that caused the reported file size in X1 search results to differ from actual file size.
  • Deployment Manager
    • Fixed a bug that prevented changes to the Quick Launch Shortcuts from being preserved after custom installation.
    • Implemented a fix that checks for valid paths in the installation path field.
  • Other
    • Fixed a bug that caused buttons in the "Select folders to scan" screen to be partially covered by the window border in Windows Vista.
    • Fixed a bug that caused "outsidex.ocx" to not be removed from "C:\Users\All Users\Stellent\" directory after uninstall in Windows Vista.
    • Fixed a bug that caused X1 to crash when User Access Control is on and user tries to "Cancel" UAC warning window, in Windows Vista.
    • Fixed a bug that prevented X1Service.exe to shutdown properly when Windows Vista shuts down.
    • Fixed a bug that prevented non-admin users from entering admin credentials in order to update the X1 launch shortcut key in Windows Vista.
    • Fixed a bug that prevented the preview pane to display carriage returns in the notes section of contacts.
    • Fixed a bug that cut off portions of some letters in various column names.
    • Fixed a bug that caused multi-selected items not to be highlighted when using {SHIFT}+ up\down arrow.
    • Fixed a bug that prevented "refine search" to work with 2 row searches.
    • Fixed a bug that caused X1 to crash with exception TX1.Generic_SetupData.
    • Fixed a bug that caused X1 to crash with and indicate "Error -- click to try again"

Additional Changes Fixes/Updates
  • Fixed a bug that prevented X1 from opening files in a Zip archive.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented X1 from dragging files displayed in ZIP preview into file system.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented X1 from renaming a search of already deleted source.
  • Fixed a bug that caused X1 after upgrades on Lotus Notes databases after selecting folders to scan.
  • Fixed a bug that caused a memory leak on Lotus Notes indexing.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the Lotus Notes scanner to stall and display "Lotus Db is not responding"
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Files real time indexing from working after disabling/re-enabling and clearing the index.
  • Enhanced the Lotus Notes folder list discovery methods when clicking on "Select Databases and Folders to Scan".
  • Enhanced the Lotus Notes preview response performance.
  • Implemented new Lotus Notes password authentication process that prompts for a password in case it has changed.
  • Implemented changes in html parsing that enhances X1's search in html files and email.
  • Added file icons in the All tab based on mime type.
  • Re-added registration key step in the client installer.
  • Update version of X1AdmOpr.exe to prevent installer issues in customer environment.
  • Modified X1Service.exe shutdown methods to meet Windows Vista Certification requirements.
  • Modified X1FileMonitor.exe to meet Windows Vista Certification requirements.
  • Modified MSI installer to meet Windows Vista Certification requirements on Internal Consistency Evaluators.
  • Optimized merge-with-delete indexing process to obtain performance improvements on large indexes.

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X1® Professional Client v5.6.4
(Build 3470) (Released Thursday May 17, 2007)


Enhancements
  • Implemented 30 day trial for the following features with trial expiration reminders:
    • Indexing of network file shares.
    • Indexing of Outlook emails under Exchange uncached mode.
    • Indexing of Outlook public folders.
    • Indexing of Outlook external PSTs.
    • Indexing of Outlook delegate mail boxes ("Ignore Public Folders and additional mailboxes" option must be unchecked).
    • Indexing of Lotus Notes emails and contacts.

  • Implemented ability to permanently enable the following features on a client with a valid registration key:
    • Indexing of network file shares.
    • Indexing of Outlook emails under Exchange uncached mode.
    • Indexing of Lotus Notes emails.
    • Indexing of Outlook public folders.
    • Indexing of Outlook external PSTs.

  • Implemented new Group Policy Objects:
    • AllowUpgradeCheck allows/disables checking for Upgrades on startup when enabled/disabled.
    • AllowUploadingCrashData allows/disables uploading crash data when enabled/disabled.

  • Re-designed X1 Deployment Manager installer
    • Installer includes a base X1 Professional Client and documentation.
    • Installer prevents installation if the X1 Professional Client is already installed in the system.
    • Installer prevents installation if user does not have administrator privileges.
    • Added a new checkbox for "Allow uncached Exchange indexing" in the "Application Options" groupbox for the X1 Deployment Manager.
    • Added a new checkbox for "Allow network share indexing" in the "Application Options" groupbox for the X1 Deployment Manager.
    • Added a new checkbox for "Disable all network traffic after install" in the "Application Options" groupbox for the X1 Deployment Manager.
    • Removed option screen to select the base client installer.

Bug Fixes
  • Email
    • X1 Professional Client MSI installer re-designed to run under Vista Standard User Context.
    • Prevent "push to client" searches from loading into the X1 client running in "Admin mode".
    • Fixed X1 installer issue in Windows Vista that caused installer windows to lose focus.
    • Fixed X1 client minimization/maximization issues in Windows Vista.

  • Crashes
    • Fixed "Access violation at address 7E8F0D7A in module 'mshtml.dll' crash in the X1 client.
    • Fixed "Access violation at address 0073267C in module 'X1.exe'.

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X1® Professional Client v5.6.3
(Build 3453) (Released Thursday April 5, 2007)


Enhancements
  • Upgraded Stellent Viewer Technology and Content Extractor to version 8.1.9.
    • Upgrade enables support for Office 2007 documents (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) on Windows Vista Ultimate.

Bug Fixes
  • Email
    • Fixed a bug in X1 that caused Lotus Notes email indexing to use high amounts of memory resources.
    • Fixed a bug in X1 that caused performance degradation in X1 email and file indexing (Vista OS only).
    • Fixed a bug in X1 that caused the client to perform preview search term highlighting when the preview pane is turned off.
    • Fixed a bug in X1 that prevented users from adding PST for indexing (Vista OS only).
    • Fixed a bug in X1 that caused the "Go to Folder" action to perform an Open operation (Vista OS only).
    • Fixed a bug in X1 that caused the client to stop working when creating a new Contact, Task or Calendar item (Vista OS only).
    • Fixed a bug in the X1 Deployment Manager that prevented plug-ins from installing with the custom installer.
    • Fixed a bug in the X1 Deployment Manager that by-passed required UAC authentication dialogs (Vista OS only).
    • Fixed a bug in the X1 Deskbar that prevented queries from launching in the client (Vista OS only).
    • Removed redundant code in Lotus Notes scanner used to initialized default databases.
    • Disabled launch of X1 after install to address a bug that caused issues when opening Outlook after X1 first run process (Vista OS Only).
    • Disabled "Forward as Email" action for Calendar tab. (Vista OS Only).

  • Crashes
    • Fixed a crash in the Virgilio Desktop Search client when opening the international language database file.
    • Fixed a "Range Check Error" crash in the X1 client when opening the application.
    • Fixed a "Access violation at address 006E4DD6 in module 'X1.exe'" crash in the X1 client.
    • Fixed a crash in X1 that caused an Access violation in 'X1Service.exe'.
    • Fixed a crash in X1 caused when using the scrolling feature of IBM T42 laptop touchpad.
    • Fixed a crash in X1 that generated an access violation at address 7E8F0D7A in module mshtml.dll.
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X1® Professional Client v5.6.2
(Build 3418) (Released Wednesday January 24, 2007)


Bug Fixes
  • Email
    • Fixed a bug in X1 that prevented Lotus Notes database selections to be preserved when upgrading from client version 5.5.5 to 5.6.1
    • Fixed a bug in X1 that prevented some custom Lotus Notes email databases from being indexed
    • Fixed a bug in X1 that prevented the thumbnail preview for Lotus and Eudora email attachments to display
    • Modified default indexing for PDF files to use Stellent text extractor instead of IFilter due to performance issues encountered with some PDF IFilters

  • Crashes
    • Fixed a crash in the Virgilio Desktop Search client that displayed "could not open buffered file Email_it.X1B"
    • Fixed a crash in the X1 client that generated a crash due to access violation in modules mshtml.dll, ntdll.dll, msctf.dll or mshtlmed.dll. This issue was introduced by a MS Security Update for Outlook which caused the crash when using certain libraries
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X1® Professional Client v5.6.1
(Build 3408) (Released Tuesday December 19, 2006)


Enhancements
  • Windows Vista RC1 support
  • Upgraded Stellent Viewer Technology to 8.1.5
  • Added Microsoft Office 2007 (.xlsx, .docx, .pptx) filetype extensions to default content indexing list
  • Added Microsoft Outlook Form Templates (.oft) filetype extensions to default content indexing list
Bug Fixes
  • Email
    • Fixed a bug in X1 that prevented users from authenticating on Lotus Notes databases with passwords with accented characters
    • Fixed a bug in X1 that caused oversized temp files when adding a hybrid Lotus Notes email database
    • Fixed a bug in the email preview pane to allow expanding and collapsing large to:, cc: and bcc: fields
  • Deskbar
    • Fixed a bug that caused the explorer.exe process to spike when highlighting text in the X1 deskbar
  • Crashes
    • Fixed a crash in the X1 client when adding an X1 server with a port definition larger than 65535
    • Fixed a crash in the X1 client when selecting folders to scan in Outlook configured with the Oracle Connector for Outlook plugin
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X1® Professional Client v5.6
(Build 3377) (Released Tuesday, November 7, 2006)


New Features
  • Symantec Enterprise Vault v6 for Microsoft Exchange with Offline Vault indexing support.
    • Indexing is disabled by default and needs to be enabled via a separate installer (contact X1 to obtain installer).
    • Symantec Offline Vault databases are detected and added as Outlook PST folders on first run.
    • Symantec Offline Vault are indexed on the same schedule as Outlook.
    • Symantec Offline Vault items display "Outlook Offline Vault" in the "Connector Type" column.
    • Users may de-select individual Symantec Offline Vault folders via the Options/Indexing/Select Folders to Scan dialog.
    • Users may turn off Symantec Offline Vault via an Options/Indexing/Outlook Options checkbox option.
    • The following Post Search Actions are not supported with KVS results: delete, go to folder, mark read, and mark unread.
    • Symantec Offline Vault indexing may be configured via the Deployment Manager.
    • System Administrators may disable Symantec Offline Vault indexing via Group Policy Objects.
  • Multi Locale Query (MLQ) Support.
    • MLQ Support enables users to configure numbers and dates formatting in system regional settings in the results list.
    • MLQ Support enables users to search for numbers using their current format, and dates using one of many pre-defined formats, and get results for numbers and dates that don't necessarily match those formats.
  • IFilter text extraction support.
    • X1 detects installed IFilters on startup and utilizes them for text extraction by default.
    • Stellent text extraction is used for file formats not supported by installed IFilters.
    • The "Indexing Status" column indicates if the item was indexed with IFilter or Stellent.
    • System Administrators may disable individual or all IFilter text extraction via Group Policy Objects.
    • Implemented list of default file types that are not indexed with IFilter by defaults. List includes ZIP files.
    • System Administrators may override default list of file types excluded from IFilter text extraction by enabling the Group Policy Objects policy.
Enhancements
  • Enhanced Lotus Notes Domino database connection support.
    • On first run X1 will detect and load all local, replica and Domino databases installed in the Lotus Notes client - except Domino databases that correspond to a local replica.
    • X1 will not allow indexing of both a replica and corresponding Domino database in a single session.
    • Users may change the default indexing setting to index the Domino database instead of the corresponding replica via the Options/Lotus Notes/Select Databases to scan.
    • Updated Group Policy Objects to allow system administrators to prevent indexing of Domino database instead of preventing the action.
    • Enhanced error handling for Lotus Notes databases with local access protection.
    • Enabled "Forward" post search action for contacts.
    • Updated Lotus Notes Best Practices section.
  • Internet Explorer 7 support.
    • Users with Internet Explorer 7 can preview results in X1.
    • Users with Internet Explorer 7 can play media files in X1.
    • Updated Yahoo Toolbar installer with Internet Explorer 7 support.
  • Feature Trial.
    • The feature trial enables new X1 features to be added to the X1 client in a time trial mode.
    • Symantec Offline Vault indexing 30 day trial installer will enable the feature for 30 days (contact X1 to obtain this installer).
    • Five days before the 30-day trial ends the user will be notified the feature trial will expire.
    • Users can purchase a feature license from X1 to enable the trial feature permanently.
  • User Interface
    • Updated the default setting for "carry search terms over between searches" to require clicking the "Shift" key.
    • Added a warning in the Outlook options when a user is running in uncached exchange mode.
    • Added XML (.xml) and Flash File (.swf) file types to the default content indexing list.
    • Removed erroneous X1 server process messages events sent to the Event Viewer.
Bug Fixes
  • Email
    • Fixed a bug that prevented X1 from replying/forwarding Lotus Notes for read-only databases.
    • Fixed a bug that prevented drag and drop of Lotus Notes attachments from the X1 client to other applications.
    • Fixed a bug that caused X1 to lose the Lotus Notes database locations when upgrading the X1 client.
    • Fixed a bug that caused X1 to consume high CPU when indexing Lotus Notes databases in certain situations.
    • Fixed a bug that prevented X1 from opening LN attachments with accented character in the name.
  • Files
    • Fixed a bug in the X1 client that prevented users from deleting zip files from the X1 interface.
    • Fixed a bug in the X1 client that caused accented characters in locally indexed files names to display incorrectly.
    • Fixed a bug in the X1 client that interrupted indexing when encountering files with no extension.
  • User Interface
    • Fixed a bug in the X1 client that prevented the attachments preview pane from updating properly in some cases.
    • Fixed a bug in the X1 client that caused the loss of post search actions upon upgrades from version 5.2.1 to 5.5 builds and higher.
    • Fixed a bug in the X1 client that caused server saved searches in the EC to not display properly if their names contain Latin-1 characters.
    • Fixed a bug in the X1 client that prevented the results pane to display special symbols from German, French, Spanish and Italian.
  • Installer/Deployment Manager
    • Fixed a bug in the X1 installer that prevented X1 from removing the "resources" directory upon uninstall.
    • Fixed a bug in the X1 deployment manager that prevented favorite searches to be preserved upon upgrades.
    • Fixed a bug in the X1 client that prevented the search refinement pane to hide in deployment manager custom builds.
    • Fixed a bug in the X1 client that prevented custom file folder selections to be saved during upgrades.
    • Fixed a bug in the X1 client that prevented the "Keep copies of emails in index" option to be saved during upgrades.
    • Fixed a bug in the X1 client that prevented the preview pane position and column widths to be saved during upgrades.
  • Crashes
    • Fixed a crash in the X1 client generated by range search logic when building an index.
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