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Symantec Norton Ghost 14.0

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      27.11.2009 21:18
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      A full backing up utility that ensures you have regular copies of your data incase of a system crash

      Norton Ghost 14 is a great program that takes care of your backup needs. With an easy to use interface, you can back up any part of your hard drive including direct HD cloning. All features available are clearly labelled. Whether you want a onetime backup or backups on a weekly schedule, it can be done within this one program.

      You can also store profiles which enable you to set predefined backups, and run them when you choose (if you want to back up your work data to a flash/pen drive but you dont want to do it on set dates, you can tell Ghost what it needs to do, and at any time you can hit backup and it only backs up your work files). Setting up regular backups is easy and takes minutes. The programme's startup screen ensures that you have backed up recently and if you haven't, you are presented with a huge "At Risk" message... the good news is, it tells you how to fix it.

      My favourite feature is the ability to clone a hard drive entirely, so if your active hard drive breaks, you can plug in your backup and you entire system opens from the backup. Windows starts and you can use your system again. Obviously it's only as recent as your last backup, but it's a great feature, to avoid down time. I also found, unlike other backup software, that it doesn't slow your computer down when it's backing up, so you can continue work, whilst it backs up your data. I have had no crashes, or corrupt data with my weekly backups, run for about 6 weeks. With 10 extra backups for my flash drive.

      I'd thoroughly recommend Norton Ghost, for total backup protection. Get something that works.


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  • Product Details

    Norton Ghost 14.0 backs up and restores a user's entire PC computer system, including all of its data - applications, settings, folders and files - and offers exclusive remote backup management, industry-leading encryption and advanced compression features to ensure everything on the PC system is protected. Using Norton Ghost 14.0, users can quickly recover lost or damaged files and restore from system failures, even if their computer's operating system does not start.

    Norton Ghost 14.0 leverages Symantec's ThreatCon global security alerting system to identify threats, trigger automatic incremental backups and protect the user's system even before an attack can occur. It also offers powerful protection and enhanced performance with features, such as offsite backup to an FTP site or Network-Attached Storage (NAS) devices, in addition to long-standing features like remote management and LightsOut Restore capability. With Norton Ghost 14.0, users can backup an entire system or only specific files and folders. Incremental backups and enhanced compression help reduce the amount of required storage, while the product's encryption technology helps keep all of the stored data safe and protected. Norton Ghost 14.0 also integrates with Google Desktop, providing users with access to fully-searchable backup indexes.

    Norton Ghost 14.0 works with most storage drives, including external hard drives, networked drives, and recordable and rewritable CDs and DVDs.

    Technical Data

    Product Description: Norton Ghost ( v. 14.0 ) - complete package
    Category: Utilities
    Subcategory: Utilities - desktop backup / compression / archiving, utilities - system deployment & migration
    Version: 14.0
    Licence Type: Complete package
    Licence Qty: 1 user
    Licence Pricing: Standard
    Language(s): International English
    Platform: Windows
    Distribution Media: CD-ROM
    Package Type: Retail
    OS Required: Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2, Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition SP2, Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition SP2, Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic, Microsoft Windows Vista Business, Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium, Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate