Error message trying to boot to a Ghost boot disk

Posted on 2010-01-06
Last Modified: 2013-12-02
I am trying to boot an HP EliteBook 6930p with a Ghost Network Boot Disk. It starts normally, but once the Ghost window opens, I get the error "Cannot create a file preservation metadata file at path "." How can this be resolved?
Question by:ChesterfieldFire
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    We had already tried moving the Ghost.exe from the \Ghost directory on the USB drive to the root of the USB drive, but missed the step about editing the Autoexec.bat file so that it would run from the root. Once I did that, it worked like a champ. Thanks for pointing me in the correct direction.
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