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How to make a boot image of Windows XP...

I want to create an image of Win XP that already has programs installed and settings configured. I've done something similar to this in the past, but this was when I was first introduced to PC's (about 5 yrs. ago) and I wasn't the one who compiled the image. I do remember using Ghost to do this. The image was also pulled from the network somehow. I'd like to set that up but I'm also concerned with eating up bandwith. Can anyone help me with this or at least point me in the right direction?

Thanks in advance.

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Titles that do this.

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While I use G4U since it's free, it may be too intimidating. Look up Ghost and Acronis since they can do this as well.

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Titles that do this

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Thanks for the response Bob. Once I get my hands on one of these programs, I first have to install all the programs and configure all the settings on a dummy PC and then run the imaging program, right?

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G4U is not installed.

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Look up G4U and you see it's a self contained bootable CD or with a little work from some USB memory stick. I believe Acronis and Ghost can do this as well since we don't want to pollute the image.

I don't offer a course in G4U's use but for the price and what it does fits my needs and your application. The only issue is that it's a little hard on those that need a GUI.

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