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Installing Fedora on a Raspberry Pi for Microsoft Windows users
This procedure shows Microsoft Windows users how to add Fedora ARM to a microSD for use with a Raspberry Pi.
_Prerequisites_
Raspberry Pi Model B, version 2 or 3.
A microSD Card (16 GB or larger).
A computer running Microsoft Windows.
SD card reader.
A Fedora ARM image from: link:https://arm.fedoraproject.org/[].
File-decompression software (such as link:https://www.7-zip.org/[7zip]).
_Procedure_
Download a Fedora ARM image from the link:https://arm.fedoraproject.org/[Fedora ARM website].
Extract the `.raw` file from the Fedora ARM image using file-decompression software (such as link:https://www.7-zip.org/[7zip]).
For example:
> "C:\Program Files\7-Zip\7z.exe" x -y "C:\Users\admin\Downloads\Fedora-Server-armhfp-{MAJOROSVER}-1.1-sda.raw.xz"
Follow the instructions provided by the Raspberry Pi foundation for writing an image to a microSD card from Microsoft Windows: link:https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/installation/installing-images/windows.md[Raspberry Pi Foundation: Installing operating system images using Windows].
The `.img` and `.raw` extensions are used interchangeably for RAW file. Where the instructions indicate an input file with the `.img` extension, use the Fedora ARM image '.raw'.
Your microSD card is ready to be used with your Raspberry Pi.
_Next Steps_
For information on starting and configuring Fedora on Raspberry Pi, see: xref:booting-fedora-on-a-raspberry-pi-for-the-first-time_{context}[].
_Additional Resources_