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removing extra char with sed

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Hi,

I am trying to remove the extra 'F0' char from the first field and the leading '3' from the second field of this sample file and wld appreciate some help with sed.
757000300F0,3123456,2010/04/07,13:00:00
757003456F0,314567434,2010/04/07,14:00:00
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Kent Olsen earned 500 total points
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Hi nevyana,

Does the first field always end in 'F0' and does the second field always start with '3'?

If so, perhaps the easiest is:

  sed 's/F0,3/,/' myfile



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Hi, yes they do, thanks
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