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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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16gb image to a 15.9gb card using windows only

I want to try to be more specific with this question as I think I see others asking it, but I really can't find anybody answering is constructively (no offense). Is there a way to use my Windows ...
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Win10 doesn't boot

Yesterday I tried to install new insider version of win10 Iot for my raspberry, after that or it's just a coincidence my raspberry cannot boot any(RTM or insider preview version). The red light is ...
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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 ...
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How to read/write directly to SD card, using Windows 8?

I want to mess with the MBR (master boot record) partition table on my SD card, potentially corrupting the MBR. I am fully aware that I may end up corrupting partition content in the process if I let ...
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How can I use RPi2 only to download Steam games?

Is there a way to install Steam in a RPi2 and use the client just to download (Windows) games to a external hard disk?
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Raspberry Pi with external USB drive attached as SMB share: share disappears

I'm new to Raspberry Pi, but I bought a Pi with Kodi/OpenElec pre-installed. I attached an external USB hard drive to it, and set it up to expose that as an SMB network share. I'm using Windows on my ...
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How do I setup RDP server for the Windows 10 OS?

My boss wants me tomorrow to setup our Raspberry Pi to use the Windows 10's version for the Raspberry Pi for our Serial/IP Converter. Before, installing it the system I been trying to find ...
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Issue with internet when direct lan connect to Pi

I am using a Pi2 on raspbian. As I move a lot, it is sometimes connected via WiFi but also via direct lan to my computer (to set up a WiFi or because there is no WiFi). Therefore I have set a static ...
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I can access my Pi through the network on one PC but not on the other

I have a Pi set up and connected to my router through Ethernet. I have two Windows 10 machines - a laptop and a desktop - which I need to access the Pi with. I am using Samba in order to connect to ...
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Can I prepare an Ubuntu SD card for my Pi 2 B on a Windows 10 machine?

The title says it all. Can I find and can I flash the correct Pi image for Ubuntu (apparently the only Linux the 2 B can use so far)? Then, is there guidence for this anywhere? Or must I first get ...
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PHP USB serial port call from Windows to Linux

I have a piece of simple code that works on a Windows - WAMP environment, e.g. <?php `mode com3: BAUD=38400 PARITY=N data=8 stop=1 xon=off`; file_put_contents(com3, chr(1).chr(255).chr(1).chr(4)....
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Unable to connect pi to windows laptop

I'm trying to connect the Pi to my Windows-based laptop. I'm following these instructions. I don't see the 192.137 interface. I have already rebooted the laptop. What else should I do?
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Windows 10 WiFi Adapters

I have two Raspberry Pis RP B+ running Raspbian RP 2 running Windows 10 IoT Core I have a Vilros USB WiFi adapter (details here) that works in Raspbian but not in Windows 10 IoT Core. In Raspbian ...
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Change wifi SDIK and password on Windows

I have a model A+ already configures and connected to my wifi. It is running some scripts using the internet connection. The scripts are running on boot, so there is no need of an interface to use it. ...
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gpio library on windows while developing

I am new to Python so maybe this is not an appropriate question. I am working on a project on Python that will use GPIO functionalities of the raspberry Pi. Right now, I am developing the python code ...
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PowerShell can't connect to Windows IoT

I am following the instructions from Using PowerShell to connect and configure a device running Windows 10 IoT Core to access my Raspberry Pi 2 with Windows 10 IoT via PowerShell. PS C:\> Enter-...
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How can I run Spotify on a Raspberry Pi with the official Spotify interface?

I want a version that has the official Spotify user interface, either the web player interface, or the standard program interface. I don't like the interface of the XBMC (Kodi) Spotify add-ons, or ...
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Can the raspberry Pi 2 B be used as a media centre with Windows 10 IoT?

I have my Raspberry Pi B+ hooked up to an HDD and serving my media successfully. I never hooked it up to a TV as a media centre since I wasn't to convinced on the device's strength to do this reliably....
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connect the pi to a windows 7 shared drive via wifi?

I am trying to mount a shared drive from my W7 main computer, to a raspbian release. The pc is connected to the network via wired connection, to a wifi router, while the PI is connected via wifi to ...
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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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Develop a Raspberry python script from a windows

I want to develop a Raspberry python script from the windows side, for several reasons: I want to keep all the code (more) secure on my computer, in case I fry the RPi/try another project/reinstall ...
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Running Google Now on Pi - possible? Or use Windows 10 Cortana?

I'm new to Raspberry Pi and I was just wondering if it's possible to run Google Now using one. I was hoping to put a Raspberry Pi (with WiFi, a microphone and speaker) in a case and have Google Now ...
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SSH to RPI using android hotspot and PC

I'm trying to SSH into my pi but I don't have a wifi router in the area but I do have cell data. I've been working on giving the laptop internet access via usb tethering to my phone or having the ...
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A great rdp client [closed]

Is there an RDP client for Raspbian OS or smilar that has the fo llowing features: Dual full screen. Can share local resources like drives. Remote audio. Can be free or paid.
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How to configure my raspberry pi to connect to network?

I need my raspberry pi to connect to the network so I can be able to install certain packages into it. I went through this tutorial. I made the following changes to the network settings of the Pi. ...
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Raspberry wont boot using SD card prepared using dd on Ubuntu [closed]

This is weird. Raspberry Pi wont boot (red led is glowing) using SD card which image is written using dd on Ubuntu laptop, while it will boot if same SD card is written using very same image file on ...
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Connecting Rpi to laptop [closed]

I want to use my laptop screen for raspberrypi so that I can use it even where internet is not available. I installed mremote on my windoes 8.1, but it shows an error host does not exist. hostname - ...
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Run Windows XP in qemu on Raspberry Pi 2

It's possible to run Windows XP in qemu on Raspberry Pi 2? Loading Windows XP would be very slow?
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How can I mount or otherwise read the raspbian image on Windows? [duplicate]

Same as this question, but for Windows. I have already unsuccessfully tried to open the raspbian debian wheezy image with 7-Zip and Ext2explore. Next I'm going to install an Ubuntu Linux on ...
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How to connect Raspberry Pi to home network using laptop's Ethernet port? [duplicate]

I have a Wi-Fi router connected wirelessly to my laptop. I want to connect a headless Raspberry Pi to this network but my Wi-Fi router does not have an Ethernet port. So I was wondering if its ...
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Share Raspberry Pi writable folder on network

To create a new folder I use : mkdir folder (create folder) sudo chmod 777 folder (allow all users read/write access) How can this folder be shared between other PI's on network, so it can be ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 b+ + windows 10

So my dad bought this program: http://dslrbooth.com/ will I be able to run it on the raspberry pi 2 b+ running windows 10, the main reason i ask this is because last time we did this we used my ...
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which windows 10 is for the raspberry pi 2?

I'm in the insider program. I have my raspberry pi2. but there are several options for downloads. x86 vs 64 bit, cpu vs phone. but nothing says arm support. and all of them are 3GB + downloads. I ...
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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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Connect to Raspberry Pi from Windows phone through Bluetooth

Is it possible to connect a windows phone application created in C# (or any other language) to raspberry pi through Bluetooth? I know that C# has Bluetooth library, thus you can make Bluetooth ...
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How to install Windows X on Raspberry Pi 2? [duplicate]

Windows Developer Program for IoT has announced that they will support, and supply a FREE version of Windows X on the Raspberry PI 2. Has anybody had any beta versions running on the Pi 2 and is it ...
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How to set up visual studio to write programs for the Raspberry PI in c/c++?

I just got my hands on a raspberry PI B+ and want to write programs for it. Writing these programs on the PI itself is not an option since this is very slow. I have the OS raspbian installed on my pi ...
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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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Cross-compiling with Windows using Eclipse

I have started to read a book with Rpi Hacks in which I want to build the kernel. Unfotunately everywhere I search there are crosscompilers for linux only. I want to use Eclipse and rsync executable ...
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How to setup a Host-Only network for RPi

So i did a blind install of NOOBS on my new Raspberry Pi and can confirm it is functional, having connected it to my router and ssh to it from my PC. I would like to setup something like a host-only ...
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MicroSD correct partition to edit config file, problems in Windows

I'm very familiar with the UNIX command line (on Linux, Mac OS X, etc.) and have been messing with my pi here and there. Current project is to set it up so I can ssh from any computer into the world ...
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Mount windows share: Bad UNC

I am trying to mount a windows share using this command: sudo mount -t cifs -o username=USERNAME,password=PASSWORD \\192.168.2.12\TestShare mnt/ But it is giving me this error: mount.cifs: bad UNC (...
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Raspbmc windows installer “Does Nothing”

When using Raspbmc from the original developers page Windows Installation, after finishing with the Windows Installer and following the installation note and also getting Successful message, it's the ...
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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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Running Windows CE / Windows Mobile applications on the Pi

Is it possible for .NET Compact Framework applications compiled to Windows CE / Windows Mobile to be execute on the Raspberry Pi with the help of Wine?
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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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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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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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Unable to access samba file share

Aim Trying to access Samba share from my RPi to all other machines within my LAN. If it's any help, my Samba version is 3.6.6. Problem The RPi is not showing up anywhere within the "Network" area ...
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Building Raspberry Pi apps from Windows

I want to build a C++ program for face detection using Visual Studio and OpenCV. I already installed the Visual Studio 2013 Express Edition and the OpenCV 2.4.8 on my Windows 8 computer and linked ...