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Norton ghost 15 and "ghosting" a hard drive

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by dewnmoutain, Dec 29, 2010.

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  1. dewnmoutain

    dewnmoutain Thread Starter

    Dec 29, 2010
    HALLO everyone!
    This problem has been messing with me for the past 2 weeks and i am finally frustrated enough to ask this on a forum.

    I have a HP 505B with win 7 pro 32 bit box that i am looking to image/ghost/backup/whatever other jargon there is the hard drive so that i can use the current configuration on the new 505b boxes coming in.
    The problem i keep running into is multiple issues.
    1) i tried the windows 7 system image/restore to carry settings to new computer to no avail.
    2) norton ghost: i created a backup of the hard drive, including the OS, and when i put it on the newest, fresh out of the box box, it left the factory installed windows on so whenever a user would try to sign on, they will have to choose either "windows 7" or "windows vista/server 2008/windows 7" option. i cannot have that. it needs to flow into the newly implanted image.
    3) on the original box, call it Alpha, i did dig around with ghost 15 and was able to select the files i wanted to backup. so i choose the ones i wanted to save (with the programs and data). but, when i went to Bravo box to load up the changed files, i couldnt find them using ghost. i can see them when i go through "my computer" to the * drive that has the eternal HDD on it.

    so i am clueless. i dont know if the actions i am doing are counter active, if one of them is the right path and if i click on another set of buttons itll be good, or if i am just making harder for me to do than it really is.

    my end result i would like to have happen is
    1) image the settings on the computer for the programs that i have installed and be able to put them on new computer

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