Donemax DMclone for Windows User Guide

Donemax DMclone for Windows can easily clone a partition or disk to another and make the data on both the source and destination drive completely the same. Also, the software provide sector level clone to make sure all the sectors on the drive be cloned fully. Please refer to the guide to clone your partition or disk.

Mode 1. Partition Clone.

Partition Clone is able to clone the source partition to a existing partition or clone to unallocated space. Then you will have a same partition on the destination disk and have the same data.

Step 1. Choose the source and destination partition. If you want to clone the partition in sector level, please also tick the option Sector by sector clone.

DMclone User Guide

Step 2. Click the Next button to continue. Then check the layout of the destination drive. You can also change the size of the destination partition. If the destination disk is SSD, please ensure to enable the option Check the option if the target is SSD.

  • “Only clone existing data” - only copy existing data on the source partition to the destination partition.
  • “Autofit the disk” - resize the layout on destination partition according to the size of it to make the disk as the best status.
  • “Copy as the source” - do not change anything on destination partition and the layout is same as source partition.
  • “Edit disk layout” - allows you to manually resize/move partition layout on this destination disk.

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Step 3. Click the Clone button to proceed the clone process. After cloning, you can check the data on the destination.

DMclone User Guide

Mode 2. Disk Clone.

Disk Clone will help you clone the entire disk to the destination disk completely and make the data on both 2 disks the same.

Step 1. Select the source and destination disk. Please enable the Sector by sector clone option if you want to clone the disk in sector level.

DMclone User Guide

Step 2. After choosing the source and destination disk, please click the Next button to continue. Then you can check and edit the layout of the destination disk. Tick the option Check the option if the target is SSD if you clone the disk to an SSD.

  • “Only clone existing data” - only copy existing data on the source partition to the destination partition.
  • “Autofit the disk” - resize the layout on destination partition according to the size of it to make the disk as the best status.
  • “Copy as the source” - do not change anything on destination partition and the layout is same as source partition.
  • “Edit disk layout” - allows you to manually resize/move partition layout on this destination disk.
  • Check the optimization for SSD option if the destination partition is SSD.

DMclone User Guide

Step 3. Please click the Clone button to start the clone. Once the clone is done, please check the clone data on the destination disk. If you cloned a system disk, you can disconnect the source disk and try to boot from the cloned disk to check if it can boot up.

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Note:

  • 1. When cloning the partition/disk, please make sure the space of the destination partition/disk is equal or larger than the used space of the source partition/disk.
  • 2. The clone process will overwrite the destination drive, so please ensure the destination drive is empty or don’t have important data.

Whats new in version 1.2?

  • Improve disk clone.
  • Fix a few bugs.

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