How to protect your computer with advanced backup and recovery?
A backup is a duplicate copy of a file, program or disk
that can be used if the original copy is lost, damaged, or destroyed.
Thus, if you regularly take backups of your sensitive data or programs
and update them as and when needed, system failures can be covered
easily through these backups. For example, in Norton Ghost, you can
takes backup of your complete system within minute. Norton Ghost by Symantec provides us a complete solution of
system backup. Norton Ghost has a very simple wizard base control panel
to help the all level of users. Norton Ghost offerings with the full
system backup and restore, partition backup, file and folders backup,
backup using compression and encryption and incremental backups also.
Using Norton Ghost, you can create the image of full hard disk to
another hard disk, or image of one partition to other partitions. You
can store this image to almost any media CD/DVD, USB, external storage
device, zip drive and network drive also. You can download this tool for any windows version using
Symantec website. Download it and run the easy setup.
After installation launch Norton Ghost, the first screen
will appear with title "Norton Ghost Year". First click on "Backup"
(Backup your computer to a Ghost image file) link and then click on Next
button to start backup process.
Here you can select disk or partition to backup, If you
want to create backup of your C drive (windows with all installed
programs), then select only C drive under "Source" section. Now under
destination section, select the option "File" (hard disk) or "Recordable
CD or DVD" (if you have CD/DVD writer and empty writeable CD/ DVD) and
click Next button.
Now click on Browse
button to choose destination drive then enter image file name and click
on "Save" button.
Again press the Next
button to open Advance settings (optional setting), click on advance
settings button, if want to choose compression, image password and
Now click on Next button
to view the summary. Press "Run Now" button to start process
Here a message will
prompt you, save your data and close all open application.
When you pressed Ok
button, your system will restart to run Norton Ghost (DOS base
In DOS mode, System will
take time (depends upon your data size) to complete the process and then
you view and verify backup file in normal mode.
Now you can use this
backup files (using Restore option) to restore system backup when you
will need or move to any other computer.