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Old December 21, 2008, 04:00 PM
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Default Disk imaging software.

I've decided to get a re-imaging software for a relatives pc since it's always infected with spyware and vundo. Since I'm not available at all times I've decided to get them a hd re-imaging software.

Just wondering if "corrupted images" still plague norton ghost?
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Old December 21, 2008, 04:14 PM
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use Acronis. My fav for sure.
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Old December 21, 2008, 04:16 PM
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Acronis is a VG alternative to ghost. With it, you can create a hidden partition on that PC to store the backups, so you dont have to worry about storing them someplace else.
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Old December 21, 2008, 04:17 PM
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I've been using Norton Ghost 14 with excellent results. No problems with corrupted images here and I tend to use them frequently on my testbed PC.
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Old December 21, 2008, 07:22 PM
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I haven't had problems with the current Ghost. Acronis also works well. Being a *nix user dd works well too
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Old December 21, 2008, 07:46 PM
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For a bootable cd , linux based & easy to use, try Clonezilla. It can clone Windows & Linux partitions and best of all it's free.

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Old December 21, 2008, 10:27 PM
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alright thanks
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