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How to use win32 disk imager

Win32 disk imager is developed for users to write raw disk images into a portable USB device or removable devices. Very useful for embedded developments like arm development projects. It can be used in weindows7, windows8.1 and windows10. There is little work into setting up the file transfer; the user needs to select the directory containing the image file to clone and the flash drive to clone it with.

Before downloading the win32 disk imager, the user will need to obtain a copy and install it as it is a freeware software. There aren’t any charges involved, so there is no need for paying to fix. The program has 12 Mb sizes for installation; hence even downloading is very fast. A fast internet connection is required to obtain the disk imager. There are a lot of pages that allow downloading; the user will have to choose any site he is comfortable with depending on their preference.

Once the win32 disk imager is done downloading, the installation process starts immediately. The installation wizard provides a guide to follow in a few simple steps. Since the software is not significant in size, the installation takes no longer than a minute or two. When the installation is done, the system gives an option to run or view the readme file. The readme file contains all the user legal disclaimers, issues, patch notes, and the list of all the bugs fixed, which has been implemented throughout development.

To create a bootable drive, the user will need to download the iOS image of the file wanting to transfer to the USB device or SD cards. By default, the win32 disk imager will display the image folder, and if the file downloaded is an iOS file, there will be a need to adjust the view filter to show all data. The user will need a USB drive plugged in before transferring any file. It is not advisable to insert several USB by one go; This can lead to formatting the wrong drive and losing valuable data.