NAU ITS Ghost Guide

NAU-ITS Ghost Guide

*IMPORTANT NOTE* This image will only be as current as the image previously created. Keep this in mind. Update your image frequently. When updating your image be sure to delete the previous image first before creating another one. Set aside at least one hour for the whole process.

Document your computer name.

Right-click <My Computer> and select <Properties>. Click the <Computer Name> tab. Write down or remember your <computer name>. (e.g. UCC458)

  1. Boot from CD-ROM … usually you can press <F12> at boot for boot menu on Dell machines.
  2. Click <UBCD4WIN>→ Step 1: Network → Start Network, Map Alder.
  3. Wait a few seconds and enter your user credentials. EX. NAU\uid
  4. Press <Enter>.
  5. Press <Enter> a second time at “PE Network Configuration” window.
  6. Click <UBCD4WIN> → Step 2: Ghost → Ghost32.
  7. Click <OK>.
  8. Menu in Ghost: Select Local → Disk → to Image. (To save “backup” to alder as image).
  9. Select drive to ghost|backup … if just one drive, it’s probably already highlighted.
  10. Click <OK>.
  11. Click <Down Arrow> in the Look In: box and select <R:[ITS_Usr_Backups] Network Drive> then scroll thru list and click your uid.
  12. Use your computer name as your backup image file name and click <SAVE>.
  13. In compress file window choose <HIGH>.
  14. Proceed? Window = <YES>.
  15. Wait while it processes and click <CONTINUE> at end.
  16. Menu in Ghost → <QUIT>, <YES>.
  17. Click <UBCD4WIN> → Restart or Shutdown.
  18. Eject CD to prevent booting from it.

You now have an image of your hard drive. To restore this image follow these steps.



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NAU-ITS Ghost Restore Guide

*IMPORTANT NOTE* This will only work with your current computer. It will NOT work if you get a new computer and wish to Ghost your image to the new computer.

  1. Boot from CD-ROM … usually you can press <F12> at boot for boot menu on Dell machines.
  2. Click <UBCD4WIN> → Step 1: Network → Start Network, Map Alder.
  3. Wait a few seconds and enter your user credentials. EX. NAU\uid.
  4. Press <Enter>.
  5. Press <Enter> a second time at “PE Network Configuration” window.
  6. Click <UBCD4WIN> → Step 2: Ghost → Ghost32.
  7. Click <OK>.
  8. Menu in Ghost: Select Local → Disk → from Image. (To restore “backup” from alder to new Hard Drive).
  9. Click <Down Arrow> in the Look In: box and select <R:[ITS_Usr_Backups] Network Drive> then scroll thru list and click your uid.
  10. Click your Ghost image file. (The one you created with procedure above).
  11. Click <OK>.
  12. Click <OK>.
  13. Proceed? Window = <YES>.
  14. Wait while it processes and click <CONTINUE> at end.
  15. Menu in Ghost → <QUIT>, <YES>.
  16. Click <UBCD4WIN> → Restart or Shutdown.
  17. Eject CD to prevent booting from it.

If you have any questions about these steps or difficulty with the process, please contact the Solution Center at 3-1511.



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