The Test the Program and the Fix Data Discrepancies processes verify that the program does not contain data discrepancies and that data files are in good shape. It is important to run these processes periodically. The program and data files can develop discrepancies as a result of improper system shutdown, operating system failure, hard drive failure, computer virus infection, network failure, or other computer complications. To minimize this risk, back up your data regularly.
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