Make Legacy Bootable

Make Legacy Bootable Windows can boot in EFI mode or Legacy mode, depending on the Windows version and the type of Mac. Winclone will detect which boot mode to use during restore. This option will force the Mac to boot Windows in Legacy mode. Select Volume will show any currently attached volume that is NTFS…

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Mount Read/Write

Mount Read/Write macOS can mount an NTFS partition as read/write, but does not support extended attributes or security descriptors. Use this option to deploy files and scripts to an NTFS volume for deployment or occasional use. Select Volume will show any currently attached volume that is NTFS formatted and has Windows installed. When Mount button…

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Make Self Extracting

Make Self-Extracting A Winclone image can automatically restore itself onto a partition. Package-based deployments are preferred to this method, but self-extracting may be required by some client management suites. Select a source image. A standard macOS open dialog will appear to select a saved Winclone image. When Make Self-Extracting is selected, a command line utility…

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Shrink Windows Filesystem

NOTE : THIS OPTION IS NOT NEEDED FOR WIM-BASED IMAGING AND SHOULD NOT BE USED UNLESS BLOCK-BASED IMAGING IS REQUIRED. Shrink Windows Filesystem When creating a block-based Winclone image, the NTFS filesystem can be shrunk before creating the Winclone image so the image can be restored on small partitions. Select Volume will show any currently…

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Create Winclone Image from WIM

Create Winclone Image from WIM WIM is a common format Windows uses to distribute files and folders in a single compressed archive. Winclone can import a Windows WIM file, such as a install.wim from Windows install media, and save to a Winclone image. Select WIM will open a standard macOS open dialog to select a…

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Expand Windows Filesystem

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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Installing License Key for Winclone 7

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…

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Winclone 7 System Requirements

Winclone 7 Standard, Pro, and Enterprise Editions require the following: macOS 10.13 High Sierra, macOS 10.12 Sierra Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 (64-bit on supported hardware) A valid Boot Camp partition System Requirements for previous Winclone versions Winclone 6 Basic, Standard and Pro Editions require the following: macOS 10.12 Sierra, OS X 10.11 El…

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Install Winclone 7

To install Winclone 7, 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…

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Block Based and WIM Based Images in Winclone 7

Winclone 7 has the ability to create Winclone images in either file-based (WIM) or block-based mode.  This article explains the difference and information on selecting the correct format. File-Based (WIM) Image Format WIM format creates a Winclone image by creating an archive of all the files on a Windows volume.  All of metadata (such as security…

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