Using Win32 Disk Imager
This program is designed to write a raw disk image to a removable device or backup a removable device to a raw image file. It is very useful for embedded development, namely Arm development projects (Android, Ubuntu on Arm, etc).
Insert SD card into PC.
Click [Cancel] if prompted to format disk.
Note the new drive letter that has been created (ie. F:).
Click [Win32 Disk Imager].
Select Image File (ie. piCorePlayer3.11.img).
(Optional) Click [MD5 Hash].
Compare MD5 checksum with contents of piCoreImagex.xx.img.md5.txt
Set Device to your SD card (ie. F:).
Write data on “Image file” to “Device”.
Read Confirm overwrite message.
Writing should take about 10 seconds.
Exact time will depend on SD card quality.
Click [Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media].
Click [Eject Device] pCP (F:).