Symantec Norton GHOST (Windows)

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Symantec Norton GHOST (Windows) 15


ERPXE Module

  • Name: - Symantec Norton GHOST (Windows)
  • Version: 15

Plugin type

Plugin type
Symantec Norton GHOST (Windows) Anti-Virus Deployment Diagnostics OS Installation Live Media Recovery Tools
No Yes No No Yes No

Plugin Requirments

Plugin Requirments
Symantec Norton GHOST (Windows) CIFS HTTP Internet NFS Linux OS Windows OS
No No No No Yes Yes

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Special Information

Ghost is a disk cloning program product sold by Symantec.

Originally developed by Murray Haszard in 1995 for Binary Research, the technology was acquired in 1998 by Symantec.

The name Ghost is an acronym for General Hardware-Oriented System Transfer.

Installation Instructions

Download ghost15-XXX.tar.gz to /

extract ghost15-XXX.tar.gz file:

tar -xvzf ghost15-XXX.tar.gz

The following files are from Automated Installation Kit (AIK) for Windows Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008:

Copy "boot.sdi" to "er\8\boot.sdi"

Copy "bootmgr.exe" to "er\8\bt.exe" and hex edit it:

Change the "\Boot\BCD" unicode text to "\ER\8\BCD" at 0x 4F98C

Also, copy "boot\pxeboot.0" to "er\8\pxeboot.0" and hex edit this too:

Change the "bootmgr.exe" to "er\8\bt.exe" at 0x 5961

"bootmgr.exe" has a PE checksum we used a tool called "PE Explorer" to create a new checksum:

Calculate a new checksum on "bt.exe" at 0x130

Download Symantec Norton GHOST Boot CD.

Open ISO file with 7zip and extract \sources\boot.wim to /tftpboot/er/8/winpe.wim

Verify files with filelist.txt in each folder.

All Done!