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Ghost 2003

Ghost 2003

Ghost 2003

I am running Win XP Pro with 512mb DDR

I have a 120gb hard drive which had 3 partitions, C, D and E.  C = OS, D = Programs and E contained only data and was almost empty with nothing of importance.

I have Ghost 2003 and made an image using a DVD rewritable of only the C and D drives.  All seemed to go well at the time (several months ago).

Two days ago I was having some problems I could not reconcile, so I decided to use Ghost to restore my hard drive.

This is what I ended up with:
I now have 2 partitions, both 60gb.  The OS is on C and Programs are on D and E is completely gone.

Everything works fine, but I am dumbfounded by the changes Ghost made in my hard drive.  This was the first time I had used ghost to restore a hard drive image.  E was the largest of the virtual drives and I had intended to use it
for movies.

I went to Symantec and basically all they said was that I had an older version of Ghost.  My response to that was "So What !!!. It supposedly supports everything I want to do. Ghost supports DVD, and says I can image any drive or drives or the whole hard drive.

My question is has anyone ever experienced this or have any idea what I did wrong or what went wrong with Ghost?

Any suggestions are surely appreciated.

RE: Ghost 2003

I guess that your HDD should be infected with virus.
Some viruses like CIH can remove or ruin partitions and you need followings;

1. Virus Checking at DOS booting.
2. Making or fixing partitions with fdisk.exe, partion magic or partition resizer, etc.
3. Restore Fresh HDD with your ghost images.

Please report your result.

Thank you.

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