Quick Install in Winclone 10

In Winclone 10, we’ve introduced a simple way to install Windows on a Mac’s Boot Camp Partition. This is especially useful if you are trying to install Windows 11, though this process equally supports Windows 10. We’ve updated our UI to accommodate for this new installation process, as you are able to do initiate a…

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Mount Read/Write in Winclone 9 or later

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 is pressed,…

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Make WINPE Bootable in Winclone 9 or later

“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 “Make WinPE Bootable” is pressed, a WinPE BCD will be created; the Mac will be set to use…

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Make Self-Extracting in Winclone 9 or later

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 by clicking “Select Image.” A standard macOS open dialog will appear to select a saved Winclone image. When “Make Self-Extracting” is selected, a command…

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Create Winclone Image from WIM in Winclone 9 or later

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 an install.wim, from Windows install media and save to a Winclone image. “Select WIM” will open a standard macOS open dialog to select a WIM file. A WIM file…

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Create Package with Winclone 9 or later

Partitioning Options Create Package will create a package that contains the selected image. The package will restore Windows. You can set options on how the partition is selected when restoring or how the Boot Camp partition is created. When the Boot Camp partition is created, the size of the partition will be based on the…

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Using SCCM to Deploy Windows 10 (Boot Camp) with Winclone 8 or later

If your organization uses SCCM to manage Windows machines, you can use the SCCM tools to create and deploy SCCM WinPE (Prestaged) media to Windows 10 on a Mac with Winclone 8. This process is different from deploying Windows on standard PC hardware, since the Mac boots up differently from standard PCs. This process works…

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Signing Packages with Winclone 8 or later

Winclone 8 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 developer.apple.com Install the developer certificate and private…

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Using Command Line to Restore Winclone Pro Image

If you’d like to use Command Line to restore your Winclone Pro image, follow the steps below: Create a new image or use an already created image with Winclone Pro.  Use Disk 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 the last…

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Create Winclone Image from WIM in Winclone 8 or later

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 an install.wim, from Windows install media and save to a Winclone image. “Select WIM” will open a standard macOS open dialog to select a WIM file. A WIM file…

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