Boot Runner 3.1 Update

Boot Runner 3.1 adds in additional keys for customizing the Marquee font, as well as new functionality for Linux booting.Boot Runner 3.1 is a free update for Boot Runner 3 customers or customers with a current Boot Runner support contract. Download the current version at https://profile.twocanoes.com. New Keys The Boot Runner 3 Setup Guide has…

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Boot Runner 3.0.2 Release Notes

Boot Runner 3.0.2 Release Notes New Feature: Added ability to force EFI or Legacy boot. New Feature: Default boot mode to EFI if Boot Runner cannot discover boot style Description: Boot Runner 3.0.2 adds in new management key to specify how the selected Windows volume will boot (EFI or Legacy).  Prior to Boot Runner 3.0.2,…

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Boot Runner Not Showing Up or Not Showing Volume(s)

Boot Runner runs over the Login Window on macOS, so if you do not see the Boot Runner screen, it is usually related to the following issues: Auto login has been enabled. If auto login is enabled, the Mac will automatically log a user in to the desktop. To prevent this, go to Settings->Users &…

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Boot Runner and 3rd Party Graphics Cards

The Boot Runner selection screen appears on top of the macOS login window. If you are using a 3rd party graphics card that does not show the standard Mac selection screen when holding down the option key during initial boot, you can still use Boot Runner successfully since it appears over the Login Window.

Boot Runner 3 Setup Guide

Overview Boot Runner 3 supports physical startup volumes as well as virtual machines, making it easy to offer selections of any combination of macOS, Windows, Linux, and other systems installed natively or in a virtual machine. Boot Runner 3 also includes customization options to make the startup selection screen easier for end users to find and…

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High Sierra Boot Runner 2 Support

Boot Runner has been updated to support High Sierra. This support article covers the changes in Winclone 6 to support High Sierra: Support for APFS APFS is new filesystem that replaces HFS+.  APFS also replaces the volume manager from Core Storage to APFS.  Boot Runner 2 was updated to recognize APFS volumes as bootable Mac…

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Boot Runner and FileVault

TheBoot Runner selection screen operatesin front of the login windowafter startupbut before logging in. FileVault encryption allows the system to be unlocked before boot, but passes through the credentials after startup. When FileVault is enabled, the Boot Runner screen never appears because the user credentials used to unlockFileVault pass through to automatically log in to…

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How to run Boot Runner on Windows 10

Boot Runner is fully compatible with Windows 10 starting withBoot Runner v2.2. You can learn more by reading the Twocanoesposts that explain how to run Boot Runner with Windows 10. Boot Runner and Windows 10 https://twocanoes.com/press/2015-07-30 Apple Boot Camp No Longer Requires USB Flash Drive to Install Windows in El Capitan http://blog.twocanoes.com/post/130203487014/apple-boot-camp-no-longer-requires-usb-flash-drive Installing Windows 10…

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Boot Runner and System Integrity Protection

  Boot Runner customers with Macs running Boot Camp should be aware of a potential issue when running Boot Runner on MacOS 10.12 Sierra and Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan and later. Apple has implemented System Integrity Protection: To safeguard against disabling System Integrity Protection by modifying security configuration from another OS, the startup…

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Return to Boot Runner from Windows Login

Since Boot Runner functionsin OS X, customers sometimes ask”how can I get the Macback to the Boot Runner selection screen if the last person to use it was running Windows?” There are a few different ways to get Windows to restart automatically and return to the Boot Runner selection screen. How you approach the solution…

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