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How to create a GHOST Copy

Posted on 2012-04-07
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Hi All,

   I have a laptop on which I have installed Win 7 O.S and all the updates and other software required.
 
   Whenever I want to format my laptop, I want my current image which has all the software installed at the initial setup and use the same whenever I have issues with.

   Symantec Ghost is one tool I think we can use. Any other s/w by which we can ease up the process and keep a copy in my DVD .

   Help Appreciated.

Thanks
Aman Khan
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Here is a good starting guide. Although I prefer to make the boot cd directly and boot to the menu.

http://www.bay-wolf.com/ghostclone.htm
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by:Ashok Dewan
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Best free tool I have ever used is CLONEZILLA  better than acronis , symantec i think.

http://clonezilla.org/

It can restored your windows 7 whole image in 10 min. I did cloned many of windows xp systems with this perfectly. each system within 5 mins.
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rindi earned 500 total points
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The Builtin Backup program of Windows 7 does exactly that, it creates an image of the complete system. You can restore the image via the Windows 7 installation DVD, and you can also mount the image and copy back files or folders if needed.
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