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dd if=/path/to/raspbian.img of=/dev/mmcblk0 bs=1M
+1, especially for the "safe remove".GTR2Fan wrote:I've only ever used Windows (7 64-bit in my case) with Win32DiskImager for placing Pi images onto an assortment of microSD cards and haven't had a single failure in probably 50+ writes. I do always make a point of 'safely removing' the media in software before physically removing it though, which I'd imagine many people probably don't.
No 'safe remove' then. That could be your culprit.DRFoltz wrote:After Win32DiskImager finishes writing to the card a little message pops up saying the process was completed. After I click OK on that message box I click EXIT on the Win32DiskImager and then remove the card.
Then something else is amiss with either your Windows install or hardware I suspect.DRFoltz wrote:Just tried 'safe remove' method but I'm still staring at a blue screen. No dice on that.
Not using 'safe remove' I'd imagine. Is the blue screen you see an actual BSOD?DRFoltz wrote:I don't understand what my specific problem is or what I'm doing wrong.
I use Win32DiskImager on Windows XP SP3.DRFoltz wrote:What process do you use to get the image on the card? What system (OS) are you setting them up on? As I've said I've tried setting up larger cards with Win32DiskImager but I can never seem to get anything larger than 4gb to successfully boot.