Extracting a Winclone Image from a Package

If you created a Winclone package but no longer have the original Winclone image, you can extract the Winclone image from the package by following these steps: Control click on the package in the Finder, and select “Show Package Contents” A new Finder window will open showing a Contents folder. Open that folder, and then…

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Tips for Preparing a Boot Camp Migration

Moving Windows to new hardware can introduce problems, many of which can be addressed at the source before the migration. The single most likely problem for Windows after a migration is incompatibility of the hardware device drivers. Windows 10 has proven to be less problematic than previous versions when moved to different hardware. If your…

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Why Does Verification Fail?

If the SD card fails verification, it could bedue to: 1. The card is damaged or faulty 2. The card is a counterfeit and the stated capacitydoes not match the actual space on the card Try a different card, a different-sized or brand of card. If multiple cards fail in the same way, make sure…

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Winclone packages in a netboot workflow

Winclone package installers can be run from a netbooted Mac if the neboot’s OS has the compression libraries. To locate the files on the admin system where Winclone Pro is installed, open Applications->Utilities->Terminal and enter: otool -L /Applications/Winclone 6.app/Contents/Resources/tools/bin/pigz The output should be something like: /usr/lib/libSystem.B.dylib (compatibility version 1.0.0, current version 159.1.0) /usr/lib/libz.1.dylib (compatibility version…

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Hibernation error

Problem: While creating an image, Winclone displays the error “The Boot Camp partition you are trying to image has been hibernated. This will cause issues. Restart into Windows and shutdown completely.” This can happen if Windows is not fully shut down before creating the image, but is in a suspended hibernation state. Hibernated Windows systems…

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“No Boot Camp Partition Found” error

Winclone Basic users may get an error when trying to create an image or restore an image stating that “No Boot Camp Partition Found!“. There are two possible causes for this error: No Boot Camp partition is detected on the internal drive. If the Boot Camp partition is present and mounted on the desktop, the…

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Running Windows from an External Drive

First, some excellent user videos for migrating to Thunderbolt or USB3.0 Drives: How to Install Windows 10 Boot Camp External SSD USB 3.0 drive There are some general considerations for runningWindows Boot Camp from an external drive: 1. The Windows operating system must supportEFI booting. Windows 7 is not compatible but Windows 8/8.1 and higher…

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Winclone and System Integrity Protection

System Integrity Protection (SIP) Apple has implemented a new security feature, System Integrity Protection (SIP), starting with OS X 10.11.  SIP prevents anyone from altering the contents of files in key System folders and is designed to protect System files from malware and viruses.  SIP also affects third-party apps like Winclone that need to write to files now under protection…

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