[TechAssist] Re: Fw: computer technique for non Gurus

May I assume I will have to actually pay for the newest Ghost? Thanks to
all.I hope everybody is saving these posts on computing! I haven't had this
much help on one problem in years, a wealth of info.al

May God give us strength
Al's TV
224 Rt. 46
Mine Hill, NJ. 07803
973-361-5796
alleathe@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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>
> Dave or anyone, do you know if older versions of Ghost will
> do this to at least some extent?  I have some, but no manuals
> for them.
> -Clint
>
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dave" <dazevedo4@xxxxxxxx>
> To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, October 01, 2001 2:31 AM
> Subject: [TechAssist] Re: Fw: computer technique for non
> Gurus
>
>
>
> Get Norton Ghost ver 2001 or newer it will allow you to make
> an image of
> your hard drive directly to your cd-burner it will also span
> cd if need be.
> It works on networks also.
> Dave
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bil Green" <tv.vcrrepair@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: <jmgoins.tn@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, October 01, 2001 1:14 AM
> Subject: [TechAssist] Re: Fw: computer technique for non
> Gurus
>
>
> >
> > Mike,
> >
> > I don't have a second hard drive.  Can I copy an
> > image of my system to a directory on the same
> > drive and then burn a copy onto a CD?
> >
> > Can you please tell me which folders or files
> > need to be included?  I use Fix-It Utilities 4.0
> > to save all the critical files each time I install
> > a program.  This includes:
> >
> > registry files   config.sys   autoexec.bat
> > system.ini   win.ini   protocol.ini   command.com
> >
> > I suppose that I would really need to have a copy
> > of Windows\System.  The program System Safe
> > Gold is supposed to do this and then have the
> > copy available for restoring when you boot up
> > with a rescue disk.  I have not been able to get
> > it to work on two computers (WIn98 & WinME).
> >
> > I have not tried an older version or the retail
> > version of System Safe Gold.  One of them
> > must work!  Seems this may be the ultimate
> > solution for some of us.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Bil
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: <jmgoins.tn@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Sunday, September 30, 2001 9:31 PM
> > Subject: [TechAssist] Re: Fw: computer technique for non
> > Gurus
> >
> >
> > > I have fought losing battles with Windows more often than
> > I care to talk
> > > about. Really useful documentation is scarce or
> > nonexistant (at least in my
> > > case), so I can only offer guesses from observed
> behavior.
> > When you install
> > > drivers, it seems  to act like if drivers exist, that it
> > doesn't actually
> > > replace all the existing files even though the screen
> > messages implies that
> > > it does. It seems to work better if you use newer
> (updated
> > or more current)
> > > drivers, so the date stamps may be involved.
> > >  Sometimes going into the system icon on the control
> panel
> > , and deleting a
> > > device, and letting it reinstall on the next startup
> cycle
> > works, and
> > > sometimes it does not.
> > >  The PCI bridge drivers ( some of the proprietary systems
> > like Commpaq
> > > Deskpros need these loaded from the driver disks or from
> > downloaded files)
> > > are important, as until these are loaded the OS will not
> > be able to
> > > identify a lot of on-board and PCI preipherals.
> > >
> > > The point of all this is a recommendation that you use
> > Ghost or something
> > > similar (if you have it) to copy an image of your system
> > to another
> > > partition, or hard disk now that it is working, ( several
> > images in
> > > different stages of installation are useful.) and burn a
> > copy to a cd (or
> > > cd's by using the spanning option when creating your
> > image, if your image
> > > is too lareg to fit one cd).
> > >   I do not claim to be a Guru, although I have done this
> > for a job.
> > >
> > > Mike Goins  jmgoins@xxxxxxxx
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > At 10:59 PM 9/30/01 -0400, you wrote:
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >Subject: computer technique for non Gurus
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >> HP Vectra VE, customer screwed audio, would not go
> back
> > on with its own
> > > >> discs or plug and pray!
> > > >> Remember a "guru" suggested removing all the boards
> > except simple vga card
> > > >> and re-installing win98,with updates. I did this after
> > de frag and disc
> > > >> scan.
> > > >>     I then installed the whole cd that came with the
> > sound card BEFORE
> > > >> restarting computer.I even installed all the "extras".
> > > >>    I shut down the computer, installed the sound card,
> > and fired up the
> > > >> puter. Audio was perfect.I figure their kids hit the
> > wrong keys(games up
> > > >the
> > > >> gazoo) and deleted
> > > >> part of the audio drivers (volume control gone) and
> > win98 fought the
> > > >> drivers. They also had a fancy video accelerator that
> I
> > will re install
> > > >> tomorrow.
> > > >>      I worked on this computer on and off for weeks,no
> > audio, so I am
> > > >happy
> > > >> this worked. The gurus may feel this is obvious, but
> it
> > wasn't to me. Hope
> > > >> this helps somebody.
> > > >>    Any "gurus" kind enough to explain the theory on
> > this.I would
> > > >appreciate.
> > > >> al
> > > >>
> > > >> May God give us strength
> > > >> Al's TV
> > > >> 224 Rt. 46
> > > >> Mine Hill, NJ. 07803
> > > >> 973-361-5796
> > > >> alleathe@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>
>
>
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