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RE: Cannot use a "Dell System PE 2950" BIOS in a " - "

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Just to clarify 020700 is the file name of the executable. In my case the filename of my executable was R610-0~1. That threw me a curve for a while.  In any case the /FORCETYPE option to the BIOS installer got me past my issue, so thanks for the hint!

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Re: Cannot use a "Dell System PE 2950" BIOS in a " - "

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My life is now enriched. Thanks for that /FORCETYPE...wow. I downloaded the EXE un-packaged file of the 2.70 BIOS for 1950 (selected Linux from the OS drop-down-list on Dell support page), use Rufus to create DOS flash drive, copied EXE to flash drive, and then booted to it. Executed the.EXE /FORCETYPE and it proceeded through. 

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