What’s New in Winclone 8.1

Fixed Issue with “Make EFI Bootable” in Tools Menu If a BCD file did not already exist on the EFI partition, the BCD file was not updated. Winclone 8.1 can build a BCD from scratch. Note: This issue did not affect restoring images, as the BCD was set correctly.

What’s New in Winclone 8.0.2

Winclone 8.0.2 enabled an imported WIM to be marked as WinPE Bootable. For more information, see this article on using Winclone 8 with Microsoft SCCM.

Shrink / Expanding Boot Camp Partition with Winclone

Starting with Winclone 7, the options to shrink or expand a Boot Camp partition only show up when block-based imaging has been selected. Shrinking is not required for file-based (WIM) imaging. File-based imaging does not image the filesystem; it makes a snapshot of all the files and associated metadata. If block-based imaging is required, enable…

READ MORE

Migrating Windows 10 to a Mac Pro (2019) with Winclone 8

Migrating Windows 10 from an older Mac to a Mac Pro (2019) with Winclone 8 requires an additional step of injecting the Apple SSD driver to allow initial boot of Windows 10. This article covers all the steps to migrate from an older (non-T2) Mac. Overview To migrate Windows 10 from an older Mac to…

READ MORE

Migrating Windows 10 to a 16″ MacBook Pro (2019) with Winclone 8

Migrating Windows 10 from an older Mac to the 16″ MacBook Pro (2019) with Winclone 8 requires an additional step of injecting the Apple SSD driver to allow initial boot of Windows 10. This article covers all the steps to migrate from an older (non-T2) Mac. Overview To migrate Windows 10 from an older Mac…

READ MORE

Migrate Bootcamp to a New Mac With Winclone 8

Using Winclone 8 to migrate your Boot Camp partition to a new Mac is easy.  Simply make a Winclone image of your existing Boot Camp partition and then restore that image to a new Boot Camp partition. Create an Winclone image of your current Boot Camp partition.  Step by step instructions are available at the…

READ MORE

Incremental Imaging with Winclone 8

Incremental imaging now has more granular controls for scheduling automatic updates of a Winclone image. Winclone 8 can also run incremental images in the background. Enabling Incremental Imaging To enable incremental imaging, select the “Show Incremental Imaging Menu Item” in the Preferences of Winclone. In the macOS menu bar, select Configure. Select the Winclone image…

READ MORE

Signing Packages with Winclone

Winclone 8 (or later) has the ability to sign packages created with Winclone for deployment of Winclone images. Winclone packages are bundle-type packages so they must be signed with an Apple developer certificate. To sign a Winclone package: Obtain a developer certificate by signing up for a developer plan at https://developer.apple.com Install the developer certificate…

READ MORE

Using command line to restore Winclone Pro image

Create a new image or use an already created image with Winclone Pro.  Use Disks Utility to create a new partition if one does not already exist.  Open Terminal and run the command “diskutil list”.  Under NAME find your Windows partition then confirm under IDENTIFIER the  last number in “disk0sx”.   In Terminal, type “cd ” then drag your image into Tterminal and run the…

READ MORE

Creating a Boot Camp Partition For Winclone 6 or later

If you are restoring a Winclone 6 image on a Mac that does not currently have a Boot Camp partition, you can use Disk Utility on macOS to create one.  First, open Disk Utility in your Utilities folder (located in your Application Folder). Select the Disk as shown above, and click the partition button: As…

READ MORE