Deploying macOS and Windows 10 Using Winclone Pro and MDS

Note: Please use MDS 1.5 or later and Winclone Pro 7.3.3 or later. MDS is a free, efficient way to deploy macOS, packages, and scripts to modern Macs. Winclone Pro creates standard macOS packages that partition and install Windows 10. Using MDS, you can quickly deploy Dual Boot Macs, setting up both the Mac partition…

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New Features in MDS 1.1

MDS is the fastest way to get Macs up and running. MDS 1.1 introduces a large number of new features that have been requested by Mac Administrators. MDS 1.1 will officially be released as a beta this week and a full release about a week after that. If you want to try it now, head…

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Mac Deploy Stick Automaton

The Mac Deploy Stick Automaton automates the keyboard presses needed to fully automate a Mac setup using the resources for the Mac Deploy Stick macOS app. Specifically, when the MDS Automaton is plugged in to a USB keyboard, it will send the keyboard command to boot to recovery (command-R) then wait for a default 30…

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Activating Mac Deploy Stick

Once you install the app and launch it, you’ll be presented with an option to purchase or activate : Enter the license key by clicking “Activate License” and enter in any email address and the license key: Click Activate and you will now have a fully activated copy of Mac Deploy Stick.

MDS Automaton

The Mac Deploy Stick Automaton is used to send commands to a Mac for fast and easy setup of a large number of Macs. The MDS Automaton comes with an enclosure and a USB cable for easy setup. Features Adafruit ItsyBitsy microcontroller (preconfigured and installed in enclosure) Microcontroller enclosure USB cable (micro-USB to USB-A) If…

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Automaton Bundle

We are considering offering a bundle for all the pieces for an Mac Deploy Stick Automaton. If you are interested, please fill out the form. If we get more than 100 people interested, the bundle will become a reality. There is no commitment, but please only fill it the form if you are interested. Your…

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Mac Deploy Stick Admin Guide

Overview Mac Deploy Stick is a macOS application to create the resources needed to automate the install of macOS and initial software packages. Recent Macs do not support NetBoot or booting to external drives for setup. Mac Deploy Stick solves this problem by providing a mechanism for initially installing macOS and software packages via the…

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Where can I receive additional support?

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