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I have a lot of 32-bit numbers in hexadecimal symbolized as they are in C (for example, 0x1230abde). How can easily read these in Mathematica?

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How about:

data = {"0x1", "0xff", "0x1230abde"};
FromDigits[StringTrim[#, "0x"], 16] & /@ data

{1, 255, 305179614}
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