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Hard drive imaging software (norton ghost like)

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Hi all,

I am looking for a software product that can help me to backup harddisk by image them, I have norton ghost, it works well with IDE drives and very few of the SCSI, I also tried drive image, same as Norton.

Please advise if there is any better software that can help me to do imaging and works on majority of the SCSI and SATA drives.


Thanks in advance.
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Acronis Trueimage will work very well for your situation- including SCSI and SATA support.

See:  http://www.acronis.com/homecomputing/products/trueimage/faq/storage-devices/
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Ghost 9 and above will support all the devices you need(including HW RAID)
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Dear PX,
You can also look at symantec live state recovery. with this tool you can even use the same image in disimilar hardwares

Cheers!
Inba
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Live state is $700 bucks and made for servers.
Ghost 9 is about $59 bucks as is Acronis made for workstations.
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by:Metropoliten
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Well as Caseybea mentioned True Image will work fine for u.
besides it's cheaper.  If u'd like to compare Acronis and ghost here is a link
http://www.techsupportalert.com/drive-imaging-reviews.htm
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Hi all,

Thanks for the information, I also went through the link Metropoliten provided, that comparison is very useful and a lot problem with Ghost that I has experienced are there too, I will do a quick research on Acronis Trueimage.

More suggestion are welcomed.


PX
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by:Yuray
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a tip for true image:

there is an action, you can get a free version of true imge version 7 just registring on their site look up here:

http://www.acronis.com/mag/vnu-ati7

after you get the free version, you can upgrade it to a newest version 10 and save about 20$. :))

http://www.acronis.com/homecomputing/products/trueimage/

good luck
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by:Metropoliten
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U're welcome PX and Yuray is right, exellent tip.
just forgot to mention about it.  
thanks Yuray for ur post .
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by:PX
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Hi all,

Thanks a lot for the help, I took Caseybea's answer, and I want to thank Yuray for the tip and all others that provided the valuable information.

PX
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PX:  If you like, you can SPLIT points to multiple question responders-  see help/faq section for this.   Many times, multiple people provide good help............
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