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Using Windows 7 and Norton Ghost 15.0

by Free-Spirit-NJ / May 5, 2013 7:21 AM PDT

I have a Dell PC running Windows Home Premium 64 bit.

There are 3 partitions:
Dell Utility
OS (C:) which is Boot
RECOVERY which is System, Active

Norton Ghost 15.0 automatically backs up OS and Recovery ... similar to System Image.

Norton Ghost also wants to restore RECOVERY and OS together even though they are 2 different files.

I have been told the RECOVERY partition does not change. IS THAT TRUE?

I just want to reset some things I did in Windows 7.

Can I just restore the OS or do I need to do both together?

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Clarification Request
System Restore?
by Dafydd Forum moderator / May 5, 2013 7:26 AM PDT

If you just want to undo some things, why not use system restore to a time before you did these things?


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Want to figure out how to use Norton Ghost
by Free-Spirit-NJ / May 5, 2013 8:00 AM PDT
In reply to: System Restore?

Looking for help on Norton Ghost PLEASE

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For product support
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 5, 2013 8:26 AM PDT

I think the Symantec forums are your best hope. I stopped using Ghost years ago for many reasons. First was Symantec waffled on whether they would continue the product and well other things. I was gone.

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The recovery partition
by Jimmy Greystone / May 5, 2013 8:58 AM PDT

The recovery partition is what you'd use if you wanted to restore the software back to factory spec, so it will rarely change, if ever.

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Ghost make an image of the drive.
by orlbuckeye / May 6, 2013 1:11 AM PDT

So if there are multiple partitians on the drive the will be restored as multiple partitians. The system recovery is the OS. An image is that plus your real data.

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