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Banana Pi Cookbook by Ryad El-Dajani

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Setting up the SD card on Windows

This recipe will explain how to set up the SD card using a Windows operating system.

Getting ready

To prepare your image and the SD card on Windows, you will usually need the following software ingredients:

  • A downloaded image from the previous recipe
  • 7-Zip
  • SD Formatter
  • Win32 Disk Imager to write Linux-based operating systems
  • PhoenixCard to write the Android operating system

    Note

    The upcoming screenshots are showing image files for the Banana Pro. If you are using the Banana Pi, make sure to download and burn the image files for the Banana Pi.

How to do it…

In the upcoming steps, we will unpack the archive containing the operating system image for the Banana Pi and write the image to the SD card:

  1. Open the downloaded archive ...

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