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Burn ISO Image to Micro SD Card

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On 7/6/2018 at 9:58 AM, tkaiser said:

This is 100% irrelevant just like some people reporting they never had trouble with Win32DiskImager or dd!


It's about the average user and expectations. And the average user runs Windows for whatever reasons and has no clue about Windows being crippled by design when it's about handling removable media and 'foreign' filesystems.


And the average user also has the naive assumption that burning to SD cards always works, that crappy/counterfeit SD cards do not exist and that 'transmission problems' caused by card readers or USB ports also do not exist. That's why it's so important to ONLY RECOMMEND ETCHER all the time.


Completely agree...


Etcher does a great job - and the verification ensures that one has a good write to the card...


When in doubt - one can use the SDCard Formatter Util (Win/Mac) to "refresh" the card prior to writing...




If it fails, then check either the card, or the reader...

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On 11/23/2018 at 7:49 AM, Emailleray said:

you mean Method 2: How to Burn ISO Image to USB Drive Using RMPrepUSB


Files are often corrupted or not burned properly many times.


sounds exactly what people want... :thumbup:


or Method 1: Burn ISO Image to USB Drive with WizISO?

which doesn't mention disk verification anywhere? Doesn't make sense too.

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I used for a longer time not Samsung ProEndurance SD cards and the quality looks a lot higher. Not even 1 Samsung card is broken instead of a few Sandisk cards... :) I read on another Raspi forum that Samsung cards functions the best. So it looks it does! Maybe a tip when you doubt to choose a SD brand.

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16 hours ago, haajee said:

instead of a few Sandisk cards


I have mainly Samsung EVO and Sandisks Extreme A1 around. Due to the nature of our work I am doing nasty stuff to them and they also (Samsung) eventually break ;)

Until you don't go out with extensive testing with few hundred pcs and you are 100% sure they are not fake, its hard to say anything. Fakes come in the same package sold by renown sellers ... this whole SD card saga is more related to the luck then anything. In last few years I already throw away a pile of them.

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