[FYI] Writing the image on Windows

Dear all,

Writing the image to a USB memory stick

You can uncompress the image using 7-Zip.
To write the image to your USB stick, you can use

There are some more tools available for this purpose.

  1. Win32/Win32+SSE/Win64 precompiled binaries of XZ Utils:
    XZ Utils

  2. Command-line dd clone that fully works against disk partitions or even partilal regions of them:
    chrysocome.net - dd for windows

[To be continued]

  1. Alternative GUI-based image writer, provided by Silicon Linux Corp.
    [Note] The site is in Japanese only; the tool (Ver.1.0.x and Ver.0.9.x) will provide English messages.

I’m glad if this information would help you.