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Windows 7: can i make backup of c drive and restore it with old Norton Ghost?

02 Nov 2013   #1
Siraj1475

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 
can i make backup of c drive and restore it with old Norton Ghost?

Help Help Help Help!!!!

If i
1) Delete System Reserve
2) Convert my all partitions to Fat32, i have 250gb Hard Disk

Can i use Old version of Norton Ghost 8 or 9 (not latest version), or can i make backup of c drive and restore it with old Norton Ghost?


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02 Nov 2013   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Siraj, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If you're just wanting to create an image backup, then you could use the free Macrium Reflect instead that's up to date if you like.

Imaging with free Macrium

MACRIUM REFLECT - Create Bootable Rescue USB Drive

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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04 Nov 2013   #3
Mark Phelps

Win7 Pro 32-bit, Win8 Pro 32-bit
 
 

I'm not sure, but I believe that Win7 will not run on a fat32 filesystem; I believe it has to be NTFS.

And why are you converting to fat32 in the first place? NTFS is a more reliable filesystem.
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