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Kudos0

How to Create a Boot Disk and Start a Ghost Session to Create/deploy to a Connected Local Drive

These are step by step directions on how to create the appropriate bootable media to boot a Client with a locally connected USB hard drive, thereby removing network involvement from the imaging process. 

First, it is necessary to create a boot disk using the Ghost Boot Wizard. You can use the following KB document for the exact steps to take to create this boot disk:

Title: 'How to make a Windows PE boot package with the Ghost Boot Wizard.'

To create an image on a USB device:

Now that you have the Ghost Boot Disk created per the instructions above, connect your USB device and boot the computer you wish to capture an image (or deploy an image to) with that boot disk. This should boot you into Ghost.

Once you get into Ghost, take the following steps to create the image locally:

  1. Click OK on the informational Ghost screen
  2. Click Local
  3. Click Disk
  4. Click To Image
  5. Select the drive you wish to capture the image of and select OK
  6. Browse to the external device you wish to store your image on and provide a file name.
  7. Click Save
  8. When prompted about compression, choose "No", "Fast", or "High".
  9. Click Yes when asked if you're ready to proceed.

To restore an image from an external USB hard drive:

With the Ghost Boot Disk created per the instructions above, connect your USB device and boot the computer you wish to deploy an image to with that boot disk. This should boot you into Ghost.

Once you get into Ghost, take the following steps to deploy the image locally:

  1. Click OK on the informational Ghost screen
  2. Click Local
  3. Click Disk
  4. Click From Image
  5. Browse and select the image you wish to deploy and click OK
  6. Select the destination drive (usually Drive 1, though make sure the drive you are restoring is the correct model and size).
  7. Click OK, and proceed with image restoration.
Labels: Windows 10

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Kudos0

Re: How to Create a Boot Disk and Start a Ghost Session to Create/deploy to a Connected Local Drive

Sounds like you are using Symantec's Ghost Solution Suite. This forum is for Norton Ghost, a completely different product that has been discontinued. Thanks anyway.

Kudos0

Re: How to Create a Boot Disk and Start a Ghost Session to Create/deploy to a Connected Local Drive

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