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Error Message

Thu May 29, 2014 8:40 pm

I am a new user with the Raspberry Pi. I just tried to boot it up for the first time. When I try to choose Raspbian as my OS I get an error message:
"Error writing image to SD card
dd: /dev/mmcblk0: Invalid argument"

Can anyone help me out with this? My SD card came with NOOBS already on it, but I also downloaded it and installed it manually (which was dumb) not knowing I already had it on the card.

Thanks for your help,

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Re: Error Message

Thu May 29, 2014 9:32 pm

The instructions are here - http://www.raspberrypi.org/help/noobs-setup/

I suspect you didn't reformat the card before re-writing the NOOBS file to it?
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