This is precisely what Norton Ghost is designed for. I've used Norton
Ghost to make, and later restore a disk image to a blank disk many
times. You go from a blank disk to up and running with all applications
that were installed when you made the image in short order. Works like a
> We have had a few strange things happen with our IRMS computers recently
> and decided to get back in the habit of backing them up regularly. We
> had "copied or imaged" the older ones with Norton Ghost as Ty Coplen
> recommended (Isogeochem archives search words "Norton Ghost"), but have
> never had to use it. It now seems prudent to make a disk copy (or
> "image") just not a back up.
> Has anyone restored a copy (not just a file back up) of a hard drive and
> if so can they recommend software for this?
> Thanks in advance,
> Paul Brooks.
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