What is XXCLONE 
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On-Line Manual 
Installation & Activation 
Volume Clone Operations 
Invoking XXCLONE 
Command Line Syntax 
Selecting the Disk Volumes 
Selecting the Clone Mode 
Advanced Settings 
Alternative Wallpaper 
HyperSync in Incremantal Backup 
Automatic System Shutdown 
Creation of Log File 
Creation of Debug File 
Speed Control 
Cool Tools 
Technical Notes 

Speed Control

You may enable the Speed Control (CPU Throttle) setting at the slide control in the Advanced Settings tab, or any time during a volume cloning operation in the main window.


Alternatively, you may enable the option with the following command line argument:

        /ni[:n]     where n is a number (0 - 10)

  • When XXCLONE is run in the background, it is often desirable to run the XXCLONE task at less than the full speed for improved performance for the foreground and other tasks.
  • You may set the slide control or enter a numeric value to control the processor usage.  A value of 0 (fastest) through 10 (slowest) may be entered in the box next to /ni.
  • When the speed control parameter is 1 or larger, then, XXCLONE will insert an idle period of varying length during its clone operation between file and directory accesses to control the task's demand to the processor.
  • Unlike other options in Advanced Settings tab, the speed control setting can be changed at any time during a clone operation.