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Boot Camp 17 Jul 2017 16:57 #2609

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Has anyone had any success using Lightning and Boot Camp? I am thinking it cannot be done but just wanted to see if anyone out there has figured out a way to do it. Or via the IVS. We are using Deploy Studio for our Boot Camp machines and IVS for all of our other computers. It would be nice to just be able to stay with FileWave solutions if possible.

Thanks everyone!

Boot Camp 17 Jul 2017 17:20 #2610

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Neither FileWave Lightning nor the IVS support imaging BootCamp partitions. You'd have to stick with DeployStudio or take a look at a 3rd party solution like Winclone from TwoCanoes. I haven't used it in several years but it was great with XP and Vista when I did use it in the past.

Boot Camp 17 Jul 2017 19:30 #2613

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Thanks for the quick response!

That is kind of what I figured since Macs don't like to play with NTFS. lol

Just thought I would double check to see if there was some sneaky way someone had figured out. :) At least Deploy Studio is pretty good, and free. I like free.

Thanks again!

Boot Camp 17 Jul 2017 19:37 #2614

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Yeah, even if you figured out how to get your Mac to PXE boot from the IVS, I think the imaging would repartition the hard disk and wipe out your Mac partitions too. Yikes.

Never managed to get a Mac to PXE boot but I did get one to boot from a Windows PE boot image from a USB thumb drive a few years ago. It saw all ALL of the partitions including the Mac partitions. I think the IVS uses a Linux boot image so it's been more likely to see the Mac partitions and wipe them out during the imaging process. Not good.

Glad that Deploy Studio is there for you.

Boot Camp 19 Jul 2017 21:19 #2624

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i sticked with Winclone and BootRunner configuration too -nothing else worked so far I've tested
cheers
Niclas

Boot Camp 29 Nov 2017 23:08 #2822

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This was discussed today at the conference, Hopefully some long term solution via filewave tools. Right now Im using Clonezilla and im very happy with it but its sure is alot slower then lighting
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