Does applying a Norton Ghost image ensure there is not a hard drive failure?
Posted on 2011-10-06
I need some help from the community. We are completing a large scale roll-out in which we are using Norton ghost to apply a full hard disk image to laptops. There is a desire to minimize the chance of hard drive failures in the field and the request has been made that after each image application and completing a few post-image steps within the operating system (that couldn't be added to the image) to complete a full windows check disk. This seems unnecessary in my opinion and so my question is if a full disk image is applied to the notebook..... then doesn't that provide assurance that there is not a physical or otherwise issue with the hard drive? (Otherwise the image attempt would have resulted in an error).