What’s New in Winclone 8.0.2

Winclone 8.0.2 enabled an imported WIM to be marked as WinPE Bootable. For more information, see this article on using Winclone 8 with Microsoft SCCM.

Shrink/Expanding Boot Camp Partition with Winclone

Starting with Winclone 7, the options to shrink or expand a Boot Camp partition only appear when block-based imaging has been selected. Shrinking is not required for file-based (WIM) imaging. File-based imaging does not image the filesystem; rather, it makes a snapshot of all the files and associated metadata. If block-based imaging is required, enable…

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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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Migrating Windows 10 to a Mac Pro (2019) with Winclone 8

Migrating Windows 10 from an older Mac to a Mac Pro (2019) with Winclone 8 requires an additional step of injecting the Apple SSD driver to allow initial boot of Windows 10. This article covers all the steps to migrate from an older (non-T2) Mac. Overview To migrate Windows 10 from an older Mac to…

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Migrating Windows 10 to a 16″ MacBook Pro (2019) with Winclone 8

Migrating Windows 10 from an older Mac to the 16″ MacBook Pro (2019) with Winclone 8 requires an additional step of injecting the Apple SSD driver to allow initial boot of Windows 10. This article covers all the steps to migrate from an older (non-T2) Mac. Overview To migrate Windows 10 from an older Mac…

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Migrate Bootcamp to a New Mac With Winclone in Winclone 8 or later

Using Winclone to migrate your Boot Camp partition to a new Mac is easy. Simply make a Winclone image of your existing Boot Camp partition, 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 Create Image from…

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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 “Show Incremental Imaging Menu Item” in Winclone Preferences. In the macOS menu bar, select Configure. Select the Winclone image that will be…

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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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Creating a Boot Camp Partition For Winclone 6 or later

If you are restoring a Winclone 6 (or later) image on a Mac that does not currently have a Boot Camp partition, or need a partition for other functions of Winclone, you can use Disk Utility on macOS to create one. First, open Disk Utility in your Utilities folder (located in your Application Folder): Select…

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