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Creating a bootable CD to restore a network image

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Sure this question has been asked a thousand times, but I've yet to find a concrete solution.

I have a laptop that I need to restore an image to.  There is no FDD.  I just want to get into the Ghostcast area just as I would have a floppy drive.

Is there a way to easily create a CD that would load ghost.exe and allow me to use Ghostcast?
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Yes use the FLOPPY here to make a bootable CD http://www.tdonline.com/bootdisk.htm most CD burning packages will create a bootable CD from a floppy image, just make sure you dont forget to put ghost on the CD as well :)
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I've researched both paths, and neither have worked.... While I was able to use jvuz's suggestion; Ghost will not run properly (with network connectivity)... It fails to load protman.
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by:Pete Long
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Ive used the top one hundreds of times what went wrong? did you read the readme file on the disk?
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by:search66
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I read the readme, and all it shows is the changelog... I've yet to find directions for use...
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by:Pete Long
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where did it go wrong the only time Ive ever had a problem with it I EMailed the guy who wrote it and he had it going in about 10 minutes (hes a nice guy:)
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Heh... I'm saying I can't even find the syntax for use...

The "BD355.EXE" extracts these files:

- BD355.DRJ
- FLOPMAKE.EXE
- MAKEDISK.BAT
- README.TXT

The readme has nothing but changelog info...
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by:search66
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Ok, well I got so far as this:

The CD boots fine, but I get this message after the NIC find tool runs:

One network adapter found.  Bus 2 Device 0

14E4165D Ethernet
Broadcom/Dell Unknown Device

Directory already exists
No network adapter found, or network adapter not supported
NICNUM: 14E4165D
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you just need to add the driver for that network card
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by:turn123
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search66, Please respond to the comments from the Experts.  See:  http:help.jsp#hi49 Thank you, turn123
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