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This package was approved as a trusted package on 4/24/2019.

A fresh re-install always makes Windows much faster but that means you lose all your program settings.

CloneApp will Backup all your App settings from Windows' directories and the Registry, and only those you really need.

The Idea behind CloneApp is a bit different from the "classic" Backup tool. The Main purpose is to backup all the Configuration files in the Windows Program directories and the Registry.

To install CloneApp, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install cloneapp --version 2.11.444

To upgrade CloneApp, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade cloneapp --version 2.11.444


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageName = 'cloneapp'
    $url32       = ''
    $checksum32  = 'f99da8a4865e529114df25906bb7fd6f56bf2219e658698f4becebceda7ee8da'
    $toolsPath   = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName    = $packageName
      url            = $url32
      checksum       = $checksum32
      checksumType   = 'sha256'
      unzipLocation  = $toolsPath
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
    $FileFullPath = get-childitem $toolsPath -Recurse -Filter "CloneApp*" -include *.exe | select -First 1
    Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$env:ALLUSERSPROFILE\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\CloneApp.lnk" $FileFullPath -WorkingDirectory "$toolsPath"
    Install-ChocolateyPath $toolsPath
    if(Test-Path 'HKCU:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags\Layers')
    	Sleep 1
          New-ItemProperty 'HKCU:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags\Layers' -Name $FileFullPath.FullName -Value 'RUNASADMIN' -PropertyType 'String' -Force
    	Sleep 1
          New-Item 'HKCU:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags\Layers' -Force
          New-ItemProperty 'HKCU:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags\Layers' -Name $FileFullPath.FullName -Value 'RUNASADMIN' -PropertyType 'String' -Force
    if ((Get-WmiObject win32_operatingsystem).caption -like '*Server*')
      if(Test-Path 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags\Layers')
    	 New-ItemProperty 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags\Layers' -Name $FileFullPath.FullName -Value 'DisableNXShowUI' -PropertyType 'String' -Force
    	 New-Item 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags\Layers' -Force
    	 New-ItemProperty 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags\Layers' -Name $FileFullPath.FullName -Value 'DisableNXShowUI' -PropertyType 'String' -Force
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    $icon_name = (Get-ChildItem "$env:ALLUSERSPROFILE\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\" -Filter "CloneApp.lnk" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue).FullName
    Remove-Item $icon_name -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Belmin Hasanovic


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
CloneApp 2.11.444.20190427 305 Saturday, April 27, 2019 approved
CloneApp 2.11.444 361 Tuesday, February 19, 2019 approved
CloneApp 2.10.421 207 Wednesday, January 16, 2019 approved
CloneApp 2.09.399 172 Thursday, January 3, 2019 approved
CloneApp 2.08.358 160 Sunday, December 23, 2018 approved
CloneApp 2.08.338 140 Saturday, December 15, 2018 approved
CloneApp 2.07.317 136 Tuesday, December 4, 2018 approved
CloneApp 2.06.277 143 Sunday, November 25, 2018 approved
CloneApp 2.05.266 255 Monday, October 15, 2018 approved
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