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Questions tagged [win32diskimager]

For questions about the usage of Win32DiskImager, which is a free program for flashing raw operating system images to removable devices.

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How to edit Raspberry Pi files from SD card on Windows machine?

I am distributing multiple Raspberry Pi OS images, all images are almost identical, the only difference is that there is one file /usr/MyFolder/MyFile.txt which content is different for different ...
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Ethernet Indicator led on pi 3B+ not glowing

I am a newbie to Raspberry Pi and recently bought Raspberry pi 3 B+. I first downloaded and burn the minibian on sd card as some course suggested minibian. But whenever I connect pi with power, only ...
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Are there Restore Points alternatives on Raspberry Pi?

I have the following problem - we are distributing Raspberry Pi devices with our some software installed into it to our clients. Occasionally we need to update the current state of their OS (for ...
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How can I do a fresh installation of Raspbian under Windows not using all space available on SD card?

I would like to prepare a new 32GB Micro SD card with an fresh image of Raspbian Lite or any other Linux system. As in the official documentation, I try using etcher or Win32Diskimager. However, both ...
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Win32DiskImager working with compressed files

Win32DiskImager is a cool tool on Windows except: we have to manually extract the ZIP file and then flash it, and then delete the ZIP it doesn't seem to work in command-line Is there a way to make ...
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Industrial Reliability of Raspberry Pi for long-term use? [closed]

I need to automate my plant room, having a few water tanks and pumps. Will RPi 3 Model B be reliable for this purpose? It will need to be 24/7 monitoring. Any experiences? Any mathematical ...
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Win32diskImager “Not enough space on disk Size: 62652416 sectors. Available: 62333952”

I've been careful to buy the same Samsung 32GB SD cards for all my Rpi3 systems to avoid the dreaded Win32diskImager size error. All of the Rpi images are stored safely in the NAS as .img files. ...
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Is it possible that an SD is broken and I can not make an image out of it?

I'm trying to make a system image for a backup of my rpi3 microSD, but when I try to restore it do not works. First method I've tried is dd on Linux with this well known commands: sudo dd bs=4M if=/...
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How do I image an SD Card without the dead space

I have raspbian setup and configured ready to replicate to other pi's. The source sd is a 16GB memory card but only 5GB is used. When I use win32 image to backup, it images the whole 16GB. How do I ...
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RaspAnd img file reduce size

I am new in Raspberry Pi. I want to ask that I have downloaded RaspAnd for Raspberry Pi but its size (7.9GB) is greater than my SD Card size(7.21). I have checked that the .img file has four ...
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Backup SanDisk Ultra 32GB using Win32DiskImager or Roadkill

I formatted the SD card using Windows Vista and SD Formatter. Then I copied NOOBs files, inserted it into the PI3 and installed all my softare (Raspberry...). The system works but I am unable to ...
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Raspian Image Duplication error - Raspberry Pi

I am working on a raspberry pi project and I am having trouble duplicating the OS image. What I am trying to accomplish is creating an exact bootable copy of the working OS with its files and settings ...
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Win32DiskImager - Error 121: The semaphore timeout period has expired

I'm not able to write on my SD card with Win32DiskImager. I throws the error: An error occurred when attempting to write data to handle. Error 121 The semaphore timeout period has expired
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win32diskimager not enough space

I have a 8gb sd card with raspian image. Also I had expanded filesystem using sudo raspi-config. After that I had crated image using win32diskimager. Image size is around 8,068,792,320 bytes . However ...