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duley3

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I just have a quick question about Norton Ghost and Windows system restore/Recovery.

So here it is... I have 2 internal hard drives (C and G) One I use for the Norton Ghost backups (g). I happen to notice the the Windows system restore/recovery was moniroring both hard drives. Should this be this way? Or should I turn off the monitoring for the backup drive?
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It really doesn't matter if the system restore is monitoring the backup drive if there is no operating system on it. System restore does not restore data (like Norton ghost or Acronis True Image) it merely restores the settings for that drive (mainly the OS settings)

--Chris

PS. I prefer acronis true image to ghost, but thats just me, and I dont use incremental backups and monitoring (which Acronis doesn't offer).
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System Restore insists on monitoring every hard drive it can get its hands on by default. It doesn't matter, assuming you're be ghosting to the second drive, since it'll get overwritten anyway by Ghost.
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Okay, Thats is kinda what I was thinking. But I thought I better ask just to make sure.

PS. I prefer acronis true image to ghost


I haven't tried Acronis. Norton came FREE with the new system I bought.. I know free is not always better. But it is when you are broke.. :whistling:

Anyway thanks for the help.......Again......
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I know free is not always better. But it is when you are broke..



Amen to that!

--Chris
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