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ghost xp for different hardware pc

Post by Jamshed_11946 » Wed Sep 24, 2008 10:49 am

I want to make a ghost image of windows xp that can run on every kind of system.Remember that operating system is xp sp3.How can i do it?please tell me soon.

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Post by lespea » Wed Sep 24, 2008 8:17 pm

You can't.

Unless you're talking about a RIS install which isn't *exactly* a ghost image... but I'm no expert on that.

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Post by 5eraph » Wed Sep 24, 2008 8:28 pm

Microsoft put measures in place to prevent exactly this type of thing...

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What is RIS install?

Post by Jamshed_11946 » Wed Sep 24, 2008 8:30 pm

hello.lespea.Thanks for reply but i am new to forum and i don't what is RIS install.Can you are anyone can tell me something more.Actually I have seen an XP ghost cd that works great on every pc.

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Re: What is RIS install?

Post by beats » Thu Sep 25, 2008 4:16 am

Jamshed_11946 wrote:Actually I have seen an XP ghost cd that works great on every pc.
I seriously doubt you've seen every possible hardware combination in existance, which already is virtually impossible to do with an unattended installation. Anyway, the ghost image you've seen was probably a RIS setup, from which the mini-setup was captured with ghost.

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Post by crashfly » Thu Sep 25, 2008 8:10 am

That "ghosted" CD could have been a 'syspreped' image. What that means is before it was "ghosted", they ran the program sysprep on it.

It is kind of like presetting up a computer to be exactly the way you want and then removing all of the hardware information to work on any computer. Sysprep is a microsoft product also.
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Post by user_hidden » Thu Sep 25, 2008 10:59 am

with Acronis Echo Workstation and the Universal Restore addon you can image a system and then have it write back to another drive in another hardware profile system.

http://www.acronis.com/enterprise/produ ... store.html

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Post by Siginet » Fri Sep 26, 2008 12:06 pm

Yes it can be done. Acronis True Image Echo is the best example.

Basically what needs to be done is a script must be executed during the restore which changes the HAL information in the files to match that of your pc.

I haven't tested this much:
but I think... if I understand it correctly... OfflineSysprep is your answer.
http://www.911cd.net/forums//index.php?showtopic=19397

It does the legwork for you. It will make your files hardware independent.

Using this and then utalizing driverpacks would make a truly universal image.
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Thanks SIGINET

Post by Jamshed_11946 » Sat Sep 27, 2008 9:30 am

Thanks Siginet but this one is written in very hard English and i belong form Pakistan ,so can you redirect to any other place? I mean where i can learn easily my lesson of ghost image. :(

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i vave tried all

Post by Jamshed_11946 » Sun Sep 28, 2008 2:43 am

Hell.Friends i have tried all of them but they are not working for me can you redirect me to anywhere else?

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Nothing is helpfull

Post by Jamshed_11946 » Sun Oct 19, 2008 5:56 am

Friends.
I am in very need of Ghost image of xp. Please please please help me....

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