Disk Clone Options

This preferences tab allows you to select a master-copy disk to use for cloning on other disks after they have been erased.

Figure: Disk Clone Options

Selecting a Disk for cloning

Any disk recognized by KillDisk may be used as a master-copy for Cloning. Simply find the disk under the "Available Disks" column and check the box next to the desired Disk Bay. This disk will be locked and read/write operations will be restricted from the disk until the cloning operation is complete.

Selecting a Disk Image for cloning

Additionally to cloning from a disk, cloning can be done from a mounted disk image. This is done using the following procedure in the Disk Clone preferences tab:

  1. At the bottom of the dialog, click Mount Disk Image
  2. To the right of the "Disk Image file name field" click the ... button
  3. Find the desired disk image in the file explorer and click Open
  4. Fill in the "Display name" text box with a desired name for the image and click OK
  5. The mounted disk image should appear under "Disk Images" in the Master-copy sources window. Check the box next to it and
Note: To avoid repeating steps 1-4 above every time the application is launched, check the "Autoload mounted Disk Images at every application start" box. This will complete the mounting process automatically in the future.
Note: Cloning is only available as an operation when working with a Batch of disks, as an option after erasure.