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Norton Ghost hangs in DOS


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deopressoliber

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I installed Norton Ghost 2003 version on my WIN XP computer to backup one data hard drive to another blank one. Norton asked permission to restart. Okay.

Now it won't go beyond DOS in reboot. It hangs there, allegedly giving me the option to restart as 1. Norton Ghost or 2. Windows. But it actually will start neither, if selected. I have changed the boot order in the BIOS to try to restart from the Norton CD - no luck. I can get it as far as command line confirmation, but all command lines appear to refer to Ghost, and nothing goes beyond that. I can get to C\: prompt, though.
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did you get the ghost to dupe the drive and then reboot?
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Thanks for replying. I fixed it. Norton had changed the labels of my hard drives by relabeling them when it partitioned. I found this out when I started the Win XP re-install out of desperation - it offered up the labels about halfway. I deleted the partition, cancelled reinstall, and was good to go on restart.

I will throw away the Ghost CD.
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