Winclone 7.3 Released

We just released Winclone 7.3, and it has minor updates to the user interface and progress bar. We also added in offline license validation for customers that use Winclone in environments without network access (like air-gap Macs and some education environments). Full list of updates: Offline license validation Fix for progress bar during Make Image…

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Migrate Windows 10 to an External Drive

Introduction The focus of this document is on the process of migrating an existing Windows 10 Boot Camp partition from the internal drive to a bootable external drive using Winclone 7. Storage and Migration Scenarios for Windows 10 using Winclone 7 Migrate Boot Camp from internal to external bootable drive Run multiple bootable Windows 10…

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Resolving INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE Error after restoring Winclone image

When migrating Windows between different hardware or hard drives, Windows may start up with a INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE error. This error is caused by the lack of the correct mass storage device driver. To resolve this issue, the correct mass storage device driver can be injected into Windows. This document outlines what is needed to inject the…

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Selecting Winclone Pro or Winclone Pro Enterprise

Winclone Pro and Winclone Pro Enterprise both include the macOS application, Winclone 7 Pro. However, the licensing and support for the software is different. Winclone Pro Winclone Pro includes support for all the features in Winclone, including package creation, post-install setup, and WIM import. Winclone Pro provides the features for importing WinPE to use in…

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Deploying Boot Camp Using WinPE and MDT

Winclone 7 supports deploying Windows via Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) via booting to a Windows Preinstallation Environment (WinPE). A similar workflow can be applied for environments that deploy Windows images via SCCM. This document covers setting up MDT, creating the WINPE files, creating the Winclone package and booting into the WinPE environment.

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Creating, Customizing and Deploying Winclone Packages Using Winclone 7 Pro

Winclone 7 Pro makes it easy to create, customize and deploy Windows packages to Boot Camp partitions. Winclone 7 Pro makes it easy to create a Winclone package either from a SysPrep’ed image or from a WIM file on a Windows installation ISO. The image can be customized during deployment to set the computer name, create user accounts, run scripts, install drivers and much more. This documents explains how to create, customize and deploy a Winclone package using Winclone 7 Pro.

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Import WinPE

Windows Preinstallation Environment (WinPE) is a minimal version of Windows used for deploying a full-featured Windows installation. A common workflow is to boot WinPE from a USB drive and image from System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) or Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT). Using WinPE with Winclone allows you to create a local partition with a WinPE boot partition instead of needing to insert a USB drive in all machines.

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Migrate Bootcamp to a New Mac

Using Winclone 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 Create…

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Backup and Restore Boot Camp

Winclone makes it easy to backup and restore Boot Camp on your Mac.  It is as simple as selecting your Boot Camp partition as the source, selecting to save an image, and saving. Create an Winclone image of your current Boot Camp partition.  Step by step instructions are available at the Create Image from Volume support…

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Create Image from Volume

Create Image From Volume Create Image from Volume creates a complete image of the Boot Camp partition, including all files, folders, applications, and the Windows operating system. The clone is saved to an image which can be restored using Restore from Image. Select Volume will show any currently attached volume that is NTFS formatted and…

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