Abababcb and perfect square puzzle

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P is a base ten positive integer of the form abababcb, such that (P-1) is a perfect square ; where a, b and c denote three different digits from 0 to 9, with a being nonzero.

Determine all possible value(s) of P for which this is possible.
 
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negitron
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I did this programatically and got 2 results. Is this correct and may I post them?
 
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My solution:
a=4 b=5 c=6
a=8 b=2 c=0
 

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