Use Ghost to make the partition image file, and then overwrite the image file on the original partition when recovering. In many people's view, the use of Ghost backup and restore files is a very dangerous operation, a little attention will result in an "innocent" section of the file is overwritten, causing irreparable damage. In fact, you can quickly and securely back up and restore your system as long as you are doing backup and recovery operations in exactly the way described in the how-to tutorial.
Questions and Answers
Q: Why can't I use Ghost to back up the operating system?
A: The ghost version you are using may be too low, and the partition where you install the operating system is in NTFS format. Backup NTFS partitions are only supported for versions above Ghost2003 or Ghost8.0. Of course, there may be a bad way on the partition where you install the operating system.
Q: Why can't I recover the backed up image file with Ghost?
A: If you use a ghost backup operating system and then use a lower version of the Ghast to recover the image file, you may be unable to recover. Of course, the image file is compromised and may be the cause of unrecoverable.
Q: What is the use of the other menu items in the Ghost main menu, and do you choose them to cause damage to my computer?
A: Do not understand these menu features, do not operate on them, or you may cause some of your disk partitions by another partition on the file coverage, or even the entire hard disk is covered, causing unnecessary losses. Let's take a look at the effects of each submenu in the local menu, as shown in the following figure.
The submenu that appears after you select the local menu has the following meanings:
Disk: option means to work on an entire hard disk, if you have only one hard disk on your computer, this option does not make sense to you, if you accidentally select the "FromImage" submenu inside it, and then select an image file to restore in subsequent operations, The files in the image file will completely overwrite your hard disk. For example, if you choose to back up a C partition image file, your hard disk will become a single C partition, and all previous partitions and all files will be overwritten and lost.
Partition: Represents an operation on a single partition.
Check: Indicates that the file is checked for backup to see if the restore failed due to damage to partitions, hard disks, and so on. When you select the Partition submenu, the submenu that appears has the following meaning:
Topartition: Indicates that the partition is backed up to a partition, which is primarily used when the partition is copied, for example, to copy all the data on the D partition to the E partition, which can be implemented using this option, and is very fast. Note that after the replication, d partition will completely cover the E partition, E partition the original data will be all lost, so be careful to use.
Toimage: Indicates that the partition is backed up as an image file.
FromImage: Represents the recovery from the image file and restores the partition to its state when the image file was made. Also, use this option with caution and do not incorrectly overwrite partitions outside of the backup partition.