norton ghost

Posted on 2012-03-30
Last Modified: 2016-10-27

Can someone please tell me which version of Norton ghost or Acronics, can I run off (boot off) a floppy disk?

I need to image(ghost) a few old old machines that only have floppy drives on them. No CD drives or network connections.

please & thank you
Question by:MrMay

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ID: 37787680
Ghost 5.

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any idea if I can download that version anywhere? I can't even find it using goggle.
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ID: 37787814
If the machines are that old then they probably have hard drives under a GB...

Might be easier to pull the hard drives and attach to another machine for imaging purposes!

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newmath earned 250 total points
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Ghost 5 is old. I have no idea where you'd get it. But I like n2fc's solution. Just pull the drive out and use something like ODIN or Acronis.
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shahzoor earned 250 total points
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take the harddisk out of the old machines
connect it via external IDE Sata USB enclosure
Use any latest imaging software
i would prefer using Acronis :)

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