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The closest you can get is to use QEMU for Windows to emulate the ARM chip BUT even the author states QEMU for Windows is experimental software and might contain even serious bugs, so use the binaries at your own risk. Software is available at its home site and on Github. My understanding this is a Windows only package so I may have the process slightly ...


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It is not possible to run a cloned installation from a Raspberry Pi with ARM processor on an intel processor based desktop computer. The operating system and its programs must be compiled for the processor that it will run. You may consider to use Debian Buster with Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac. But this is not Raspbian. It is based on Debian Buster ...


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@Dougie's answer will likely suit you best, but there are other solutions. One that has worked for me, and seems to have appeal for many others is called image-backup. Image-backup "creates a backup of a running Raspbian system to a standard 'raw' image file that can be written to an SD card". Here's why it might be better in some situations: The backup is ...


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Best option is a complete clone of your SDCard as a bootable backup. There's a tool in Raspbian to do that, all you need is a USB reader and a second SDCard that's the same size or bigger than your current SDCard.


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The error described in my question/issue above was caused by issues of kernel files located in the boot partition. Originally I only backed up the files on the "os" partition of the Raspberry. So if you update the kernel or parts of the kernel and restore the files on the "os" partition, the kernel files on the "os" partition are not compatible with the ...


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