Ghost, image eller cloning – An image of a disk or partition
Now the second drive to use. On that we store a copy of the complete installation of Windows with Drivers just the computer installation is done and the tools that I advised that I think is so important that it should be part of the operating system. There are several different programs that create a so-called image of a partition. Ghost has many years, and was previously a de facto standard, but nowadays fine are many other programs that do the same.
The setup that we have on the partition C: we shall now make a copy and put it on the second drive. Before we do that, I recommend to do 2 partitions where 1:Best to be at least as large as the partition [C: ]. It can be greater but shall not be less. On the other partition, we will store the copy of C:, d.v.s. our whole setup but in the form of compressed files, so-called 'ghost'. If we get a disk crash or virus that is not possible to remove the C:, we remove the system disk (disk 0) and put your disk 1 where the ghost files are [arrow 1.].
Recover installation from ghost files on partition 2 till partition 1 which becomes our new C: with the installation of drivers and utilities [arrow 2.]. It takes a maximum 1 hour so you are back with a flawless installation.
As you can see the Disk 1 bli Disk 0 – which may be confused but that's the way it works. An excellent website about Norton Ghost is http://nortonghost.radified.com/ describing the procedure in detail.
I always install my computers like this. It is a very safe operation of a computer that constantly fill up with new programs and change settings anywhere on the computer that is impossible to remember. If the hard drive “crash” or get viruses that can not be taken away once I put my “Image” with all my systems and is back in working order at once with all my software installations and configurations.
The option I think this is a nightmare, reinstall everything from scratch.
- System installation.
- Update system.
- Install all drivers. Only it can take several hours to find.
- Install all your programs with the appropriate version.
- Configure all the programs that you installed above.
Good luck, it will take several weeks before you get it back as it was before. Often has made several changes and additions than you remember.
- Install all Tools (Small application that allows very specific functions),
that you do not want to be without.
- After a few days you will notice that you forgot to install the program, and the program, …
- Are you in control of your License Number?
It will not be about to make an Image, it accompanies.
- No may of course but you do not know! I had been clear for many days ago.
- You have to choose – even if you think you have not selected then you have chosen yet.
There you will notice when it becomes wrong and wrong becomes.
Choose to make a Image Now! or ask us to do it.