How to fix “Error mounting EFI on disk /dev/disk” errors

Verify that the EFI partition is on slice 1 by running the following command: diskutil list (note that the EFI partition is disk0s1) Verify that the EFI partition can be mounted by running this command in Terminal as an Admin: sudo diskutil mount disk0s1 (if your bootcamp partition is on a disk different from disk0,…

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Volume to Volume Cloning in Winclone 9

Note: if you are using Winclone 10 or later, please visit this updated article for instructions on Volume to Volume Cloning Volume to Volume Cloning is used to directly migrate a Boot Camp partition to another Mac in target disk mode or copy the Boot Camp partition to a bootable external drive. Select a Source…

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Upgrading Winclone 9 or later

Upgrade for More Features From Standard to Pro In Winclone, you can upgrade from Winclone Standard to Winclone Pro easily. Select the “Buy” button in the upper right hand corner of the main window and your Pro upgrade will appear: After the checkout process is complete, your new license and receipt will be emailed to…

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Shrink Windows Filesystem in Winclone 9 or later

Note: This option is not needed for WIM-based imaging and should not be used unless block-based imaging is required 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 attached volume that is…

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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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Make Legacy Bootable in Winclone 9 or later

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 formatted and has…

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Make EFI Bootable in Winclone 9 or later

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 EFI mode. “Select Volume” will show any currently attached volume that is NTFS formatted and has…

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Incremental Imaging with Winclone 9 or later

Winclone 8 (or later) includes Incremental Imaging, the ability to update an existing Winclone image with the latest content from a Windows partition. To support incremental imaging, you must create a new image using Winclone 7 or later. Images from versions of Winclone before Winclone 7 lack information required to update the image. The image must…

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