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Changing a light bulb

  1. Make sure you have unplugged the lamp from the wall socket.
  2. Unscrew the old bulb.
  3. Get the new bulb out of the package.
  4. Check the wattage to make sure it's correct.
  5. Screw in the new bulb.
  6. Plug in the lamp and turn it on!