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Referring to the Microsoft OS developed (primarily) as a traditional desktop experience. For the version of Windows that runs on the Raspberry Pi, please use the tag windows-iot.

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How do I backup my Raspberry Pi?

I have been writing programs for my Raspberry Pi (running Raspbian) for a few weeks now and would like to make sure I protect the work I have done. How can I backup the files I have created? Can I ...
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Emulation on a Windows PC

How can I emulate the Raspberry Pi on Windows? Related: Emulation on a Linux PC
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How to share my internet connection on a (Windows) computer with a Raspberry Pi?

I have a Raspberry Pi directly connected to my Windows laptop through Ethernet, so I can make a SSH connection with PuTTy, everything works fine except that my Pi has no access to the internet. ...
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Can I view/copy the contents of an img file from Windows?

I have a backup .img file of an old Raspbian installation that I used to have running as a webserver. I'm unable to get the Raspberry Pi to boot from it any more, I think due to running out of space ...
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Read a file from the Raspberry Pi's SD card with Windows

I have a couple of files on the Raspberry Pi's file system that I need to get. I have the Pi's SD card and an SD card reader. How can I read files off my Raspberry Pi's SD Card on a Windows PC?
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Connect to Raspberry Pi over ssh: connection refused (from putty)

I have a raspberry running raspbian, and I want to connect over SSH, but something is happening. On the raspberry I have run nmap and port 22 says: OPEN; the ssh process is running and fine. But I ...
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What is windows 10 like for the Pi 2? [closed]

With MS support and all for the new Pi 2, what exactly can one expect from the windows 10 Pi version? it's being targeted at the "Maker" community, for applications in the IoT space and home ...
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SSH - connection timeout when connecting

My RPi is running Raspbian. I am trying to get SSH set up. I followed these steps to get a static IP on my Pi: Since my PC was connected to the LAN via WiFi, I used ipconfig to get the IP address, ...
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Can I install Windows?

I recently bought a RPi and it came with Debian, which I think is a Linux distribution. I'm more used to Windows; can I install it?
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My Windows share will not mount during boot

I've added a line to /etc/fstab to automatically mount a Windows share on boot. I have tested it using sudo mount -a and the mount shows up correctly and I'm able to access it as expected. However, ...
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How can I easily access Windows shares from the Rpi3?

I have a Rpi3 which has been set up from 32gb NOOBS, and has VNC and XRDP installed so I run it headless via Windows Desktop Client on a Vista laptop. On the laptop I have an explicit share of the C:...
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How can I log into my Raspberry Pi Samba share from Windows?

I'm trying to set up an SMB share on my network using Samba. I followed the directions here as well as I could as I have Raspbian installed on my Pi. When I plugged in my USB drive it automounted to /...
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Can I emulate x86 to run Windows 95?

In a comment to another question about Windows, somebody brought up a good point, Raspberry Pis have the horsepower to run older games. It just so happens that I have a favorite older game from the ...
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Porting Windows software

I would like to know is it possible to port software that uses OpenCV, OpenGL and QT on Windows to the Raspberry Pi. I wonder is it a must to use Qtonpi dist? I need resources like books, tutorials ...
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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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Not able to SSH in Raspberry Pi 3

I'm trying to SSH into my RPi 3. Its connected to my WiFi network and has the IP 192.168.0.103. I previously used it over a direct lan connection to my old Win 8.1 PC, running the hostname -I command ...
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How to do a minimal size backup after expand_rootfs under Windows?

I downloaded official Raspbian image, did expand_rootfs, updated everything, installed needed packages, removed unneeded packages. So, now after everything is setup fine, I wanted to backup this image ...
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How to make desktop computer display RPi's desktop via HDMI?

I just bought RPi and installed Raspbian on it and I'm pretty new to the topic. My current setup at home does not contain a display with HDMI connection (it has VGA and I don't have a VGA-HDMI ...
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Can Windows XP run on Raspberry pi?

I would like to run a windows xp OS on my raspberry. If I try to install it with Win32DiskImager would be able to use? Which version should I try?
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Share Internet Connection from Windows 7 to RPi

You have probably seen a similar question somewhere. I have a laptop connected to my Internet with a Wireless router and I want to share my Internet Connection with my RPi via crossover Ethernet ...
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Internet Connection Sharing

So, I've successfully set up a Raspberry Pi over SSH and have installed and configured Raspbian (2014-01-07-wheezy-raspbian) on it. I intend to keep this a headless system. I'm currently travelling ...
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Can I connect 4 RasPi with a windows PC only using ethernet cables (no WiFi or internet connection)?

I want to connect 4 RasPi to one windows PC using ethernet cables. The plan is to have each RasPi equipped with a camera. I will have the cameras start recording upon the press of a button, then a ...
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Windows 10 bridge creates duplicate IP

The RPI is connected via ethernet to the laptop. There is a bridge on the laptop between wifi connection and ethernet connection. When I look at the pi's IP I get the same IP as the laptop. I ...
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Run Raspbian “Wheezy” in QEMU on Windows

Not sure if this is the right StackExchange forum to ask for that. What I have is: kernel-qemu from http://xecdesign.com/downloads/linux-qemu/kernel-qemu 2014-01-07-wheezy-raspbian.img from http://...
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Is it possible to use Raspberry Pi as keyboard/mouse/joystick to control a Windows PC?

I have a unused laptop (Win7 64bit) with broken USB port, so I cannot plug any USB device in it. But the laptop itself is good enough to play indie games or any games from last gen. Is it possible ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 B - no ping from Windows Computer on LAN

i have a bit of a connection issue between my newly acquired rpi 3B and my PC. Currently im going on 16h+ spent trying to debug the issue with no success and im turning to the community in hopes of ...
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Internet connection impossible through PC via Ethernet

I have a Raspi 2B running Raspbian and I want to connect it to the Internet with an Ethernet cable via my laptop (which is connected with WiFi to my router). Unfortunately, I am officially connected ...