How to install the image to your pi

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Format the micro sd card

Format tools:;

Download this tool, and format your SD card firstly!

Write firmware to micro sd card

  • Insert the SD card into your SD card reader and check which drive letter was assigned.
  • You can easily see the drive letter (for example G:) by looking in the left column of Windows Explorer.
  • You can use the SD Card slot (if you have one) or a cheap SD adaptor in a USB port.
  • Download the or utility from the here(it is also a zip file); you can run this from a USB drive.
  • Extract the executable from the zip file and run the Win32DiskImager utility; you may need to run the utility as administrator. Right-click on the file, and select run as administrator.
  • Click write and wait for the write to complete.
  • Exit the burn tools and eject the SD card.


  • Select the drive letter of the SD card in the device box. Be careful to select the correct drive;
  • if you get the wrong one you can destroy your data on the computer's hard disk!
  • If you are using an SD card slot in your computer and can't see the drive in the Win32DiskImager window, try using a cheap SD adaptor in a USB port.
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