10-02-2011 11:18 PM
I restored my Windows system drive from a backup taken 24 hours earlier.
A little later I wanted to recover some files that I had again messed up but Norton Ghost 15 had no record of the recovery point so I was unable to use the search function.
How can this be avoided or worked around?
I eventually had to restore a rather large folder to a different location just to find a couple of small files.
10-02-2011 11:23 PM
HairyScot wrote:Norton Ghost 15 had no record of the recovery point
Can you find that recovery point when you are in Windows. Using Windows Explorer, not Ghost.
10-03-2011 04:03 AM
When you recover a Recovery Point, it is like rolling your PC back to that time. So, let's just say you do a daily incremental backups and on the 16th of the month you decide to recover the backup that was made on the 15th. After recovery, the Recovery Point from the 15th is not in Ghost's history because history is not updated until after the backup is made. Furthermore, the next time an incremental Recovery Point is created, it will build from the Recovery Point that was made on the 14th, not the 15th. This is because that is what is in Ghost's history file. If you restored the very first Recovery Point, there would be no history after the restore and Ghost would have to start a whole new Recovery Point Set.
It's a shame that the history isn't updated in the Recovery Point to include the last backup done.