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Message started by Ghost4me on Apr 11th, 2007 at 9:23pm

Title: New FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
Post by Ghost4me on Apr 11th, 2007 at 9:23pm
Ghost history from Wikipedia

Which Ghost version is which:

  •  (Consumer) Ghost 2002, 2003 product line (purchased Ghost from Binary Research Ltd.) - DOS
  •  (Enterprise) Ghost 7
  •  (Enterprise) Ghost 8.x
  •  (Enterprise) Symantec Solution Suite 1  
  •  (Enterprise) Symantec Solution Suite 2 (Ghost 11) - Vista support added

  •  (Consumer) Ghost 9, 10 (purchased DriveImage 7 from Powerquest) - Windows 2000, XP
  •  (Consumer) Ghost Save & Restore 1 (similar to Ghost 10 with file/folder backup added)  
  •  (Consumer) Ghost Save & Restore 2 (Vista support added)
  •  (Consumer) Ghost 12 (Vista support added) - additional advanced Ghost features
  •  (Consumer) Ghost 14 - advanced Ghost features, such as offsite copy

  • (Enterprise) Backup Exec family:
       a. Backup Exec (purchased from Veritas)
       b. Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery (formerly Symantec LiveState Recovery)

General Topics:

Readers Favorites -- The 20 Most Requested Features & Guides

Radified Guide to Norton Ghost - info on Ghost 2003, Ghost 9, 10, 12

Alternatives to Norton Ghost

Why Ghost 10? (links to Ghost and other competitive Image software)

Other Disk Imaging Software

How to Contact Symantec for live-chat or email support (live-chat is $9.95 now for Ghost 10, and not available at all for Ghost 9 or Ghost 2003)


Radified Guide to Booting from a SCSI Drive

Symantec FTP website containing Ghost (and other) manuals, documentation, etc.

Migrating an image of one PC to another PC (with dissimilar hardware)
Restoring an image to a different computer

Anonymous Internet Surfing

Ghost Compression

Online Backup

Hot Imaging

Title: Re: New FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
Post by Ghost4me on Apr 11th, 2007 at 9:24pm
Diagnostics and Troubleshooting:

Radified Binaries, Downloadable Files and special Utilities


Universal TCP/IP Network Bootdisk

Partition Manager Programs

Norton Partition Magic 8 manual

Inside the Dell PC Restore Partition

Understanding MultiBooting and Booting Windows from an Extended Partition

Editing the Boot.ini file

How It Works: Master Boot Record (MBR)

MBRWork: Utility for Master Boot Record

MBRWizard - The MBR utility you've been looking for!

Erase DiskID on external USB drive

MBR AutoWrite CD boot iso

EASEUS Partition Master (freeware Home Edition)

EASEUS Partition Table Doctor (free Demo version)

Creation of GDisk DOS boot floopy and its use with external HDDs
GDisk:  External USB/FireWire Hard Disk Drive

Data Recovery Services

How to Switch from Booting an IDE Hard Drive to a SATA Hard Drive

The Hard Disk Wipe and Zap Utilities

Seagate SeaTools

Western Digital Data Lifeguard

Diagnostics and Troubleshooting (Vista):

Vista’s New Partitioning Rules

Windows Vista Recovery Disc Download

Debugging Windows Vista

Dual/Multi Booting With Vista

VistaBootPRO - editing the Boot Configuration Data (BCD) store in Windows Vista


Separating Vista and XP when using Vista's Boot Manager

How to use the Bootrec.exe tool in the Windows Recovery Environment to troubleshoot and repair startup issues in Windows Vista

Title: Re: New FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
Post by Ghost4me on Apr 11th, 2007 at 9:25pm
Ghost 2003 Topics:

Ghost 2003 Userguide

Ghost 2003

How to Make a Ghost 2003 bootable CD

Norton Ghost 2003 compatibility with CD-R, CD-RW, and DVD drives

Creating Bootable CD/DVD's Without A:\Floppy Drive

How to Make a Ghost 2003 bootable floppy
http://radified.com/Files/ (Ghost Boot Floppy topic, 3rd down on the left)

Ghost AutoDetect Multi Network Boot CD

Adding USB to Ghost Boot CD

Ghost Boot Disk for External USB Drive

A Better USB 2.0 DOS Driver for Ghost + More!

Getting Ghost to work through a laptop USB 2.0 PCMIA card to an external drive

Ghost 2003 - Stuck in Ghost Virtual Partition

Ghost Switches: Cloning

Ghost Switches: Alphabetical list of switches

Norton Ghost SATA problems

Ghost 2003 & Live Update

Ghost 2003/Ghost 8.2 and Windows Vista

Ghost 8 Topics:

Symantec Ghost 8.0 Product Manuals

How to Create a Ghost 8.0 Network Boot CD

Vista and Symantec Ghost 8.x

Ghost 2003/Ghost 8.2 and Windows Vista

Ghost Solution Suite Topics:


Ghost Solution Suite 2.0/Vista

Symantec Ghost Solution Suite (GSS) support forum

Drive Image 7 Topics:

Drive Image 7 User Manual

Title: Re: New FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
Post by Ghost4me on Apr 11th, 2007 at 9:27pm
Ghost 9 Topics:

Ghost 9 Userguide

Cloning partitions with Ghost 9

Using Ghost 9 over a network

Ghost 9/10 - Restoring an image from networked PC

Norton Ghost V9.0 and Hot Imaging

Using Bart's PE Bootable CD/DVD with Ghost 9

How to add drivers to the Recovery CD (Ghost 9 & 10)

Ghost 10 Topics:

Ghost 10 Userguide

Ghost 10 free 15-day Trial

Ghost 10 (Windows XP) vs. Ghost 2003 (DOS)

How to Replace a Hard Drive using Ghost 10

Ghost 10 - Copy My Hard Drive (Advanced)

Ghost 9/10 - Restoring an image from networked PC

Destination drive does not start after performing Norton Ghost 9/10 Copy My Hard Drive operation

How to handle a corrupted image file

Ghost 9 and 10 supported cd/dvd drives

Registry Edit on Ghost 10 Mounted Virtual Volume
(how to view the registry contained within a Ghost 10 recovery point)

How to Switch from Booting an IDE Hard Drive to a SATA Hard Drive

How does Ghost 9/10 deal with bad-sectors?

Ghost 10 Recovery CD Topics:

Simple solutions: Using USB2 drives with Ghost 10

Ghost 10 Recovery CD Problems

Erase DiskID on external USB drive to fix Ghost 10 Recovery CD Problem

Missing External HDD's in Ghost 10's RE

Using Ghost 10 Recovery CD to Create and Restore
(includes information about Ghost 8.2 running in WinPE)

Integrating SATA Drivers to Ghost 10 Recovery CD

Disable USB legacy support in BIOS

Obtaining a custom Symantec Recovery Disk

Title: Re: New FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
Post by Ghost4me on Apr 11th, 2007 at 9:27pm
Norton Save & Restore Topics:

Overview, information and features

Norton Save & Restore User Guide

Norton Save & Restore Press Release

Norton Save & Restore additional information

Norton Save & Restore 2.0 User's Guide

Norton Save & Restore 2.0

Norton Save & Restore FAQs from Symantec

Ghost 12 Topics:

Symantec Press Release:  
 Norton Save & Restore 2.0 Streamlines Backup for Consumers;
 Norton Ghost 12 Provides Advanced Technology for Power Users

Norton Ghost 12.0 features and enhancements

Norton Ghost 12.0 product information from Symantec website:

Norton Ghost 12.0 User Guide

Norton Ghost 12.0 Readme and known issues.

Norton Ghost 12.0 End User License Agreement

Radified Guide to Norton Ghost 12

Copy My Hard Drive with Norton Ghost 12

Restoring Vista using Norton Ghost 12

Links to Symantec Ghost 12 Knowledge Base Articles (thanks Pleonasm.)

Create Norton Ghost 12 Recovery Point
Creating a One Time Backup in Norton Ghost 12.0

Create Weekly Baseline Recovery Points & Daily Incrementals
Backing up an entire computer with Norton Ghost 12.0
Changing a backup schedule in Norton Ghost 12.0
Backing up selected files and folders with Norton Ghost 12.0

Restoring a Ghost 12 Recovery Point
Recovering a drive in Norton Ghost 12.0
Restoring files and folders by using file and folder backup data in Norton Ghost 12.0

Copy My Hard Drive with Norton Ghost 12
Copying disk-to-disk in Norton Ghost 12.0

System requirements for Norton Ghost 12.0
Norton Ghost 12.0 features and enhancements
Installing Norton Ghost 12.0
Norton Ghost 12.0 Symantec Recovery Disk
Creating a custom Symantec Recovery Disk in Norton Ghost 12.0
Copying recovery points in Norton Ghost 12.0
Exploring backup image files with Norton Ghost 12.0

Title: Re: New FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
Post by Ghost4me on Mar 1st, 2008 at 10:47am
Norton Ghost 14 Topics:

Norton Ghost 14 Overview

Norton Ghost 14 User Manual

Title: Re: New FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
Post by Rad on Mar 26th, 2008 at 4:21pm
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Title: Re: New FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
Post by John. on Nov 11th, 2009 at 3:41pm
Norton Ghost 15 Topics:

Norton Ghost 15 Press Release

Norton Ghost 15 User Manual

Title: Re: New FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
Post by NightOwl on May 13th, 2011 at 9:16am
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