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Raspberry Pi Networking Cookbook - Second Edition by Rick Golden

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Image Writer for Windows – Win32DiskImager.exe

This recipe shows how to install a Raspberry Pi operating system image on an SD card using the open source Image Writer for Windows, Win32DiskImager.exe.

You should have already downloaded a Raspberry Pi disk image, and you should be ready to write the disk image onto an SD card using a Windows PC.

To complete this recipe, you will also need an Internet connection to download Image Writer for Windows.

Once you've completed this recipe, you will be able to write Raspberry Pi images to SD cards from a Windows computer.

Getting ready

Here are the ingredients:

  • A computer running Windows with an SD card writer
  • An SD card of 4 GB or greater (class 10 has the best performance)
  • A Raspberry Pi operating system image ...

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