Editing a File inside a Ghost Image

I am using Ghost 2003 and have created an image up to our ghost server....instead of blowing down the image editing the file and uploading it again...is there any easier way to do this - maybe using Ghost Explorer?

Any ideas
Joshua DumasAsked:
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Pete LongTechnical ConsultantCommented:
Adding and deleting files within images with Ghost Explorer

You want to use Ghost Explorer to add files into a Ghost image file or to remove files from a Ghost image file.

Ghost Explorer can add files to images of FAT and FAT32 partitions, remove files from images of FAT and FAT32 partitions, and restore files from images of FAT, FAT32, and NTFS partitions. Ghost Explorer cannot add to and remove files from images of other partitions such as NTFS or EXT2.


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If the files system inside the ghost image is NTFS there's no way to add files into the image that i'm aware of.  If the image is Fat/Fat32 it shouldn't be a problem.
Pete LongTechnical ConsultantCommented:
How to use Ghost Explorer to extract files or folders from an image file
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Joshua DumasAuthor Commented:
I am running NTFS...so what I think I am going to have to do is build this machine with FAT...run sysprep and then put it up on the ghost Server...then I can edit the files without blowing down the image..


I am going to split the points evenly.
Pete LongTechnical ConsultantCommented:
Thanks.  Pete's comment must have appeared while i was typing my answer ;-)

It's also annoying that you can't inject files into a ntfs ghost image!!
Push the image to a hard drive but do not re/boot it. Slave it to another machine (or boot to a PE environment so that you are not running your sysprep/minint), add files, edit files, etc. Recreate your ghost image. - PL_MJG.
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