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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Make WINPE Bootable in Winclone 8

Make WinPE Bootable Make WinPE Bootable copies a special Boot Configuration Data (BCD) file that boots Windows from RAM. Windows PE must be installed on this volume. Select Volume will show any currently attached volume that is NTFS formatted. When WinPE Bootable is pressed, a WinPE BCD will be created and the Mac will be…

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Install Winclone 8

To install Winclone 8, first download it from http://twocanoes.com/winclone and select the Download button. A file ending in “.dmg” will be downloaded.  Double click the downloaded file, and you should see something like this: To install Winclone, double click the Winclone.pkg package. Click Continue to start the installation. Click Install. Enter in an administrator password so…

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Winclone 8 System Requirements

Winclone 8 Standard, Pro, and Enterprise Editions require the following: macOS 10.15 Catalina, macOS 10.14 Mojave Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 (64-bit on supported hardware) A valid Boot Camp partition System Requirements for previous Winclone versions Winclone 7 Standard, Pro, and Enterprise Editions require the following: macOS 10.13 High Sierra, macOS 10.12 Sierra Windows…

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Installing License Key for Winclone 8

The quickest and easiest way to get Winclone is to download it directly from http://twocanoes.com/winclone.  Once you install the app and launch it for the first time, you’ll be presented with an option to purchase either Standard or Pro: Enter the license key by clicking “Already have a license?” (see above) or by going to Winclone…

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Expand Windows Filesystem in Winclone 8

NOTE : THIS OPTION IS NOT NEEDED FOR WIM-BASED IMAGING AND SHOULD NOT BE USED UNLESS BLOCK-BASED IMAGING IS REQUIRED. Expand Windows Filesystem Select Volume will show any currently attached volume that is NTFS formatted and has Windows installed. When the Expand button is pressed, the NTFS filesystem will be resized to use all available…

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