CD Throttle 1.49

Set timeouts or limit the CD/DVD ROM reading speed
CD Throttle is a lightweight Windows software solution developed to help users set timeouts or limit the maximum reading speed of any CD or DVD ROM connected to your system.

It may sound like an application aimed at more advanced users, but CD Throttle is actually a very straightforward tool, especially because of the reduced number of options it comprises.

The one-window interface takes care of everything and displays all the configurable parameters, which means that it should all take just a few seconds to figure out which feature is which.

CD Throttle detects all drives and lets you pick the one you want to configure, with available settings including drive parameters such as CD speed, standby timer, lock speed, DVD speed and idle time.

What’s more, you can configure the app to start with Windows and remain active, start with Windows, apply the settings and close or simply wait for user input every time.

CD Throttle doesn’t affect system performance, but if there’s a thing to be improved that is definitely the interface. The app doesn’t look good at all and even if it does its job, users may be disappointed with it.

All things considered, CD Throttle undoubtedly deserves a chance, but it clearly needs some enhancements. It can be safely used by both beginners and those with a bit more computer knowledge, although it’s pretty clear that a help manual could make everything a bit friendlier for everybody.

Reviewed by Bogdan Popa on May 10th, 2012


last updated on:
March 18th, 2009, 20:29 GMT
file size:
795 KB
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Joern Fiebelkorn
license type:
Freeware
operating system(s):
Windows All
category:
C: \ Tweak \ System Tweak

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CD Throttle - With the help of CD Throttle the user can easily and quickly set speed limits for optical drives.
 

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CD Throttle is a very useful utility to set timeouts or limit the CD/DVD ROM maximum reading speed avoi...

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