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Is there a Multiple User login method when remoted into a Window 2008 R2 Server?

I have configured a Windows 2008 R2 Server for many users to connect to - but right now I have them all logging in with one account which is bound to our domain. The purpose of this server is for ...
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Image a Windows PC using Linux

I want to create a bootable USB disk (like Clonezilla) and create images which are saved as GHO/GHS I also want to restore images back to the PC and do the following tasks (if possible) Rename the ...
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Sysprep system started up

We sysprep'd our newest xp install and restarted to image it. Our tech missed getting it to boot into the usb drive for imaging. Is there anyway to leave the install now without it giving a bootup ...
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Set Up Symantec Ghost Console 11.5 to reference its machine groups from Active Directory

I am trying to set our Ghost Console so it would reference AD for the Machine Groups so every time I move a computer around in active directory, it would update accordingly. I have researched about it ...
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Imaging Windows install across the Internet

We put out 40 identical computers to a group of users. The system administrator had me create a single machine with the image I wanted, then ghosted it to other machines. He said he had trouble with ...
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Full Disk Imaging when machine is running

I am looking for a disk imaging solution that can run in background when my machine is up and running (e.g. via cron). I am using an Ubuntu machine. In the past I have used Clonezilla for periodic ...
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How to clone computers to give each an unique computer name

Some software require each computer to have an unique name in the network. After cloning from an identical ghost image for each computer, each of the 100+ computers will have the same name. As a ...
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Ghost.exe + PXE

I have created a boot disc for clients to connect to Ghost 11. Rather than use physical media to boot clients we have loaded the boot disc onto a PXE server which clients the download and boot. Ghost....
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Image Colocated Server?

This may be a silly question. I have a colocated server that is running server 2008 R2. I use it for IIS, MailServer, SQL Server and MYSQL. I also have some custom dlls installed for some of my ...
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Looking to replace Ghost with FSArchiver or Clonezilla, few questions about capabilities

I work for a PC Repair company and we are looking into setting up a dedicated machine with externally accessible SATA bays to clone harddrives as a safety net incase something goes wrong during a ...
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RPCSS kerberos issues on imaged Windows workstations

While doing some unrelated troubleshooting (at least I think so, shared-printer issues) I came across a set of Event Log entries that have me concerned. Machine Name: labcomputer82 Source: Security-...
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Best practices to keep your computer(s) backed up efficiently?

I'm looking for a cheap and efficient strategy to keep my personal computers and laptops backed up. For example, currently I take a snapshot of my desktop once a week with Ghost and place the image ...
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Need help on ghost computers and deploy active directory

Is it possible to set up pc to join domain, then ghost it to many pc. Is there any side effect for both original pc and all ghost pc?
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Winlogon Application Error

This error is happening to 6 out of 32 computers. I have created a base image from scratch using Ghost Enterprise, but error still shows on the same machines. It happens at the log on prompt and after ...
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Network disk imaging software that works with Dell Vostro 230 desktops?

I've tried Norton Ghost 15 and Acronis Snap Deploy so far without success, as neither support the Broadcom NIC of the Vostro 230 desktop. If it's possible to make it work, I have failed to work out ...
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Best way to upgrade Windows Vista to Windows 7 + change HD to SSD at the same time?

I've got a number of machines to upgrade from Vista to Win 7, but the users have an option of also replacing their platter drives with (smaller) SSD's. Ideally I'd like to do these at the same time ...
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Create a custom WinXP with auto-installed applications

I'm looking for a way to create a custom Windows XP that would contain specific applications. I get to install lots of WinXP nowadays and instead of fetching all the software all over again I wish ...
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Best Server Ghost-Like Tool For Windows [closed]

I'm looking for advice on which tool we should use to clone servers. In the short term, we will be cloning identical hardware but in the long run we may want to create one image and replicate that on ...
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Recover from Ghost DVD

I am trying to recover from a dvd that was made for me using Symantec Ghost software. The GHO file was burned onto a dvd using windows explorer and not the ghost client. We are getting an error ...
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Restore a windows 7 image to different PC's

We run an office full of laptops that are all different ages/configurations with lots of different hardware. Basically we want to upgrade every laptop to windows 7, the classic ghost deployment wouldn'...
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unattended recovery from image

I've got quite a few machines which sometimes need to be restored from an image. There's a slight problem that those machines are at different locations, don't have keyboards and sometimes don't even ...
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Can i make ghost of HP UX11? [closed]

Is there any way to make ghost of HP UX11 on different server hardware???
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Using Ghost to migrate servers versus virtualization

I'm about to deploy a new low-end server and I had considered using ESXi to virtualize the OS to make it really easy to migrate this server to new hardware should the need arise. I ended up talking ...
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Need advice: Boot-from-SAN back to Direct-Attached Storage

For reasons beyond my control, we need to move a boot-from-san server back to direct-attached-storage. All of it's drives are on the SAN. I'm looking for any advice, recommendations and/or potential ...
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Symantec Ghost And Corrupted Images

I am using Symantec Ghost Corporate Edition (centralised server et al) version 11 to ease deployment of new desktops, and I am having a couple of issues. At the moment we have a very very basic use ...
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Disaster Recovery strategy implementation

I looked a little bit around at other questions, and none of them really answered what I needed to know. What are the steps I should take towards building an efficient disaster recovery strategy, both ...
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Symantec Ghost Error Trying to Image Win/Linux

I'm having a problem trying to use Ghost on one of my labs. This semester one of our instructors wanted to have a lab that can dual boot Win Xp and Linux. I set it up and pulled an image with ghost ...
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Imaging Sony Viaos — Missing drivers

I've been given several Sony Viao VGN-BX760's from old software engineering students. I'm supposed to install Windows, drivers, necessary software, and image the other laptops with it. The problem is ...
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How can I get end-user Ghost running on servers?

I have been running Ghost (not the "real" ghost, but the PowerQuest one - Norton Ghost 14) on three of my systems for over a year now and am very happy with it. Fast, easily configurable, schedulable, ...