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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Inject AppleSSD driver in Winclone 8.2

Overview Migrating a Boot Camp partition from a older, non-T2 Mac can result in a blue screen with the error message (stop code) Inaccessible Boot Device. Winclone 8.2 adds a new feature to inject the Apple SSD driver to resolve this issue. A beta version of Winclone 8.2 is available for download. Download the latest…

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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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Make Legacy Bootable in Winclone 8

Windows can boot in EFI 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 Windows…

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Make EFI Bootable With Winclone 8

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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Winclone License Key Registration Issues

If you are trying to activate Winclone and receive an error message such as “Registration Error:¬†Invalid License Key”, there are some steps you can take to resolve the issue: Check network connectivity Our activation servers are located at v3.paddleapi.com. Check that you are able to reach this server in order to activate the license key….

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Resolving INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE Error after restoring Winclone image

When migrating Windows between different hardware or hard drives, Windows may start up with an INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE error. This error is caused by the lack of the correct mass storage device driver. To resolve this issue, the correct mass storage device driver can be injected into Windows. This document outlines what is needed to inject the…

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Block Based and WIM Based Images in Winclone 7 and later

Winclone 7 (and later) has the ability to create Winclone images in either file-based¬†(WIM) or block-based mode. This article explains the difference between the two and provides information on selecting the correct format. File-Based (WIM) Image Format WIM format creates a Winclone image by creating an archive of all the files on a Windows volume….

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Inject Drivers into a Winclone Image

If you are having issues with initial boot after restoring a Winclone image to new hardware, you can inject basic drivers into the Winclone image using the DISM command line tool in Windows 10. This only works if Windows has been sysprep’ed prior to imaging.

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