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Ghost 10 - Error: The Destination disk could not be locked (643)

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Andreas GieryicFlag for United States of America asked on
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I have a Dell Vostro 220 running XP Pro SP3.

For the past several years, I have been using Ghost 10 to image and restore images on hard drives by just booting from the CD itself and choosing the "Recover" option which then boots you into the Dos version of Ghost 8.2 interface.

 I found on some of the newer Dell PC's, I would have to go into the BIOS and change a setting for "AHCI" to "ATA" in order to create an image or restore the image. If I don't, the PC would "blue-screen". After the image is completed, I would go back into the BIOS and change the setting back to AHCI. the PC then would boot perfectly fine.

For some reason, all of the Dell Vostro 220 series PC's that I have worked on - all  get the above mentioned error. This particular PC Bios doesn't offer to change the AHCI to ATA. The only two options are AHCI and RAID. Both options fail.

Has anyone seen this issue?
Is it possible that Ghost 10's built-in Dos version of Ghost 8.2 is too old?
Should I be using another Disk Imaging tool?
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