Re: norton ghost 2003

Bill,

I apologize to the list, Bill is correct. I read Symantec's marketing blurb 
before really checking out the following Symantec knowledge base article:
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Document ID:2001096763103666
Last Modified:03/04/2004

Ghost™ compatibility with Windows XP

Situation:
This document lists the versions of Ghost that are compatible with Windows 
XP, as well as any requirements or limitations of using Ghost with Windows 
XP.

Solution:
The following versions of Ghost are compatible with Windows XP:
List of 4 items
• Symantec Ghost 8.0
• Symantec Ghost 7.5
• Norton Ghost 2003
• Norton Ghost 2002
list end

Note: Symantec does not provide technical support for older Ghost versions 
used with Windows XP.

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This article carries a date earlier than Ghost 9 was released, so obviously 
it too is compatible with Windows XP.




Stan
sgowin@xxxxxxxxxxx
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bill" <bill.cam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, December 04, 2004 11:26 PM
Subject: Re: norton ghost 2003


> stan you could not be more wrong, first of all i restored using ghost 2003
> just 3 days ago and i did so in windows xp.
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> xp with service pack 2 and n t f s file system.
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> you issue the command in windows then it reboots and preforms it in dos.
>
> its able to do this because during the install ghost installs its own dos
> in a virtual partition.
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> secondly i also backup using the windows interface.
>
> once again you issue the command in windows and it reboots performing the
> task in dos.
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> both task are as easy as it gets.
>
> of course to do this you need to be able to get into windows, and most of
> the time i can.
>
> secondly if i am unable to get into windows then i use the dos boot disk
> that you make your self that allows one to reinstall a stable copy of your
> o s prior to the trouble with windows.
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> that boot disk contains a batch file that does all the work and
> hence no speech  or dos hardware synth is needed to accomplish the task.
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> all you need to do is remember the name of the batch file and type it in 
> at
> the dos prompt and press enter.
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>
> then wait and presto you reinstalled
>
> bill
>
> p s another tip, suppose my registry is messed up.
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> like it was 3 days ago.
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> first i tried system restore.
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> system restore was unable to return me to a registry copy that was not
> messed up.
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> translation, system restore in xp sucks.
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> so my first step prior to doing a restore was to do aback up.
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> you may ask why i would want to back up the screwed up version, read on 
> for
> why.
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> after doing that backup i did a restore to a version i maid a month ago.
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> now that i restored to a back up maid a month earlier i realize i forgot 
> to
> backup a file on my desk top so the new image over wrote it and destroyed 
> it
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> so i lost the file, or did i.
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> so i launch ghost explorer, pick file, pick open and open the backup i
> maid  that was corrupted.
> so i am loading the corrupted and newest ghost image into ghost explorer.
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> its just like windows explorer so no learning curve.
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> go to desk top and find the file, copy it to clip board and then launch 
> win
> explorer and paste it on to the desk top.
>
> got my file back.
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> don't know about you, but i believe in ghost.
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> lol
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> ghost nine is a totally windows based solution.
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> if you need to do a reinstall it will use a windows boot cd is my guess 
> and
> that boot disk with windows on it will not contain the sound card drivers
> for the sound card hence no speech.
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