Deploying Boot Camp Using WinPE and MDT

Winclone 7 supports deploying Windows via Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) via booting to a Windows Preinstallation Environment (WinPE). A similar workflow can be applied for environments that deploy Windows images via SCCM. This document covers setting up MDT, creating the WINPE files, creating the Winclone package and booting into the WinPE environment.

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Creating, Customizing and Deploying Winclone Packages Using Winclone 7 Pro

Winclone 7 Pro makes it easy to create, customize and deploy Windows packages to Boot Camp partitions. Winclone 7 Pro makes it easy to create a Winclone package either from a SysPrep’ed image or from a WIM file on a Windows installation ISO. The image can be customized during deployment to set the computer name, create user accounts, run scripts, install drivers and much more. This documents explains how to create, customize and deploy a Winclone package using Winclone 7 Pro.

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Import WinPE

Windows Preinstallation Environment (WinPE) is a minimal version of Windows used for deploying a full-featured Windows installation. A common workflow is to boot WinPE from a USB drive and image from System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) or Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT). Using WinPE with Winclone allows you to create a local partition with a WinPE boot partition instead of needing to insert a USB drive in all machines.

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Migrate Bootcamp to a New Mac

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 and 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…

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Backup and Restore Boot Camp

Winclone makes it easy to backup and restore Boot Camp on your Mac. It’s as simple as selecting your Boot Camp partition as the source, selecting to save an image, and saving. Create an Winclone image of your current Boot Camp partition. Step by step instructions are available at the Create Image from Volume support article….

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Create Image from Volume

Create Image From Volume Create Image from Volume creates a complete image of the Boot Camp partition, including all files, folders, applications, and the Windows operating system. The clone is saved to an image which can be restored using Restore from Image. Select Volume will show any currently attached volume that is NTFS formatted and…

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Upgrading Winclone 7

Upgrade for More Features From Standard to Pro Upgrading from Standard to Pro easily. Select the “Buy” button in the upper right hand corner of Window and your Pro Upgrade will appear. After the checkout process is complete, your new license and receipt will be emailed to you, and your license will automatically be installed….

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Make EFI Bootable

Make EFI 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 EFI mode. Select Volume will show any currently attached volume that is NTFS…

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Restore Image

Restore Image Restore Image restores a Winclone image created with the Create Image from Volume option. After restoring, Winclone will configure Windows to boot based on the version of Windows and the Mac hardware. Select a source image. A standard macOS open dialog will appear to select a saved Winclone image. Select a destination volume….

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Volume to Volume Cloning

Note: if you are using Winclone 10 or later, please see the updated Volume to Volume article here. 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 volume. All volumes that…

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