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This article provides the information on "using Symantec Ghost Imaging software on Skylake / Thunderbolt systems".
NOTE: This process requires a good working knowledge of the Ghost imaging process. If you require information on how to use Ghost products, contact Symantec support for additional information. This information is provided for your convenience and does not imply that Dell will provide support for this imaging process.
Import the winpe.wim file at c:\dc\temp\pe10 to WDS or your USB key as sources\boot.wim .
Prepare the OS for Ghosting
On the target machine:
Install the Windows OS and all updates and drivers
Shrink the partition of the Windows drive but leave 2048MB for the Sysprep OOBE process when you restore the image (Figure 4):
Right click on the C: partition
Choose Shrink Volume (Figure 5)
Subtract 2048 from the amount of space to shrink (Figure 6):
Run Sysprep with Generalize, OOBE, and Quit (Figure 7).
NOTE: Some drivers may not sysprep properly and should be uninstalled prior to sysprepping.
If you receive errors in the sysprep process, a setuperr.log will be in Windows\System32\Sysprep\Panther
Restart the system and start the PXE / USB process (Figure 8).
NOTE: If you do not see Ghost32 start up when you issue the X:\ghost\Ghost32.exe command in PE: Ghost32.exe hangs in a WinPE PreOS on machines with Intel AHCI Mass Storage Devices https://support.symantec.com/en_US/article.TECH123534.html
Last Published Date
21 Feb 2021
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