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Re: NetBSD 6.1.4 on Dell Inspiron 3700

On 15 May 2014 18:53, Jan Stary <> wrote:
> The BIOS updates only exist as *.exe files of course.

I did update the BIOS of my venerable Thinkpad X61 using a freely
available DOS recovery system because I could install Netbsd 6.1.2. I
can't remember exactly how I did it but if you google or ask a Dell
related forum, there should be a way to update the BIOS using .exe

I used a similar method to this:

Alternatively you could use Freedos, but I haven't tried.

I don't take responsibilities if you blow up your Dell.


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