Astron
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Error: Failed to find file

Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:44 am

Hello everyone! I has formatted (sorry for my English) SD card after Raspbian and try to write on it another system (majordomo if you know). But Win32DiskImager print "An error occurred when attempting to write data to handle. Failed to find file" Screenshot https://imgur.com/a/pfix0zq.
Help please!

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Re: Error: Failed to find file

Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:06 am

I would suspect either the SD card or the card reader.

If you format the SD card can you copy a file to it ?

are you using a built in SD card reader on your pc ? try a usb card reader as many of the built in card readers are not fully compatible with SDHC SD cards.
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Astron
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Re: Error: Failed to find file

Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:17 am

Yes, I can copy files and use it like USB Flash drive. No, I use the external card reader. This is it https://imgur.com/a/FkV8Mjx
When I Start to unpack .img file in card, Windows has does not see the card.

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Re: Error: Failed to find file

Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:31 am

Astron wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:44 am
Hello everyone! I has formatted (sorry for my English) SD card after Raspbian and try to write on it another system (majordomo if you know). But Win32DiskImager print "An error occurred when attempting to write data to handle. Failed to find file" Screenshot https://imgur.com/a/pfix0zq.
Help please!

Use Etcher software to create a SD Card, you can use .zip or .img files:

https://www.balena.io/etcher/
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Re: Error: Failed to find file

Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:33 am

This is didn't work
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Re: Error: Failed to find file

Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:35 am

So if your card and card reader are ok , have you tried raspbian to see if that will write to the card, if it does then I would suspect the img file you are trying to write to the SD card is corrupt or not a suitable type .

are you sure majordomo is suitable for the pi ?
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Re: Error: Failed to find file

Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:41 am

pcmanbob wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:35 am
So if your card and card reader are ok , have you tried raspbian to see if that will write to the card, if it does then I would suspect the img file you are trying to write to the SD card is corrupt or not a suitable type .

are you sure majordomo is suitable for the pi ?
Yeh, check the official web site https://mjdm.ru or this https://kb.mjdm.ru/kak-ustanovit-majord ... go-obraza/ (use google translate), it may be the defect with card, when it can't write big files. I faced this more than once.

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Re: Error: Failed to find file

Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:44 am

When any programms starting flash the card, it is "disappears" from windows, and error with this

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Re: Error: Failed to find file

Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:47 am

Astron wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:44 am
When any programms starting flash the card, it is "disappears" from windows, and error with this

What model of Raspberry Pi SBC ?
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Re: Error: Failed to find file

Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:49 am

fruitoftheloom wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:47 am
Astron wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:44 am
When any programms starting flash the card, it is "disappears" from windows, and error with this

What model of Raspberry Pi SBC ?
It is Raspberry Pi 3 model B, but error occur when i try write the os on SD card

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Re: Error: Failed to find file

Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:49 am

fruitoftheloom wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:47 am
Astron wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:44 am
When any programms starting flash the card, it is "disappears" from windows, and error with this

What model of Raspberry Pi SBC ?
That is irrelevant at this stage. Problem is with writing the image file using Win32DI.

Astron
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Re: Error: Failed to find file

Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:50 am

drgeoff wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:49 am
fruitoftheloom wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:47 am
Astron wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:44 am
When any programms starting flash the card, it is "disappears" from windows, and error with this

What model of Raspberry Pi SBC ?
That is irrelevant at this stage. Problem is with writing the image file using Win32DI.
Not only Win32DI, and balenaEtcher, and other programms

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Re: Error: Failed to find file

Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:54 am

Then it would suggest a problem with your pc operating system or the writing software, if no program can write to the SD card,

which version of windows are you using and which versions of etcher / win32imager.
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Re: Error: Failed to find file

Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:55 am

Keeping everything else the same, does writing Raspbian succeed?

Astron
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Re: Error: Failed to find file

Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:01 pm

pcmanbob wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:54 am
Then it would suggest a problem with your pc operating system or the writing software, if no program can write to the SD card,

which version of windows are you using and which versions of etcher / win32imager.
Windows 10 1803 and the last versions of Etcher and Win32DI

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Re: Error: Failed to find file

Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:01 pm

drgeoff wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:55 am
Keeping everything else the same, does writing Raspbian succeed?
before formatting SD it is be working

Astron
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Re: Error: Failed to find file

Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:07 pm

And did i need to format sd in ntfs or fat32?

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Re: Error: Failed to find file

Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:21 pm

Astron wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:07 pm
And did i need to format sd in ntfs or fat32?
No if you are writing an image to the SD card it will just replace what ever is on there.
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Re: Error: Failed to find file

Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:03 pm

If Windows tells you that you need to format your card after writing to it using Etcher, just ignore it. Windows is wrong. It doesn't understand Linux partitions and wants you to make them into Windows partitions. You do not want to do that. It will destroy your Raspbian system.

Astron
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Re: Error: Failed to find file

Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:20 pm

rpdom wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:03 pm
If Windows tells you that you need to format your card after writing to it using Etcher, just ignore it. Windows is wrong. It doesn't understand Linux partitions and wants you to make them into Windows partitions. You do not want to do that. It will destroy your Raspbian system.
I cant writing to it using Etcher or another. I think Etcher need to specific filesystem type to correct write .img

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Re: Error: Failed to find file

Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:21 pm

When I trying to start write on sd disconnect from my pc

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Re: Error: Failed to find file

Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:36 pm

Astron wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:21 pm
When I trying to start write on sd disconnect from my pc

If English is not your native Language may I suggest you post in the appropriate section:

https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewforum.php?f=90
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Re: Error: Failed to find file

Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:45 pm

fruitoftheloom wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:36 pm
Astron wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:21 pm
When I trying to start write on sd disconnect from my pc

If English is not your native Language may I suggest you post in the appropriate section:

https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewforum.php?f=90
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