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Ghost 9.0 not working

by bill999 / March 26, 2006 2:02 AM PST

Win xp 1000+ ram Bought Norton Ghost 9.0 cheap on ebay since they now have 10.0. Ghosted my hd to a new one and everything went well. Now new hd won't boot the computer. I did this on another Presario in the fall but used the trial version of Acronis. I can switch those hd's and either will boot up by itself. If Ghost makes an exact image as it claims, why can't I boot up with the new hd?

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rewrite bootlog?
by bill999 / March 26, 2006 3:19 AM PST
In reply to: Ghost 9.0 not working

If instructions have to be written in notepad I'm out of luck. Does anyone know?

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Just a few things.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 26, 2006 3:46 AM PST
In reply to: Ghost 9.0 not working

So little told that I can't guess what is amiss. For instance you can't take XP from an under 127GB drive and clone it to an over 127GB drive and have it boot proper.

That's unlikely to be your issue or if you had the BIOS virus protection turned on, but read your post and see there's not much to work with.


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drives not problem
by bill999 / March 26, 2006 9:19 AM PST
In reply to: Just a few things.

The drives are identical 160GB Seagates. Should my antivirus (avast) be turned off when the drive is copied? Norton said nothing about this.

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Worth a try.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 26, 2006 9:30 AM PST
In reply to: drives not problem

Why not boot Ghost's standalone copy method?

You're probably right it's not the drives, but again I note there's not much to work with in your post.


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