View Full Version : windows vista takes on norton Ghost with it's new drive imaging tool!

15-12-2006, 01:25 PM
windows vista includes a drive imaging tool. man this is awesome. check it out:


hey does anyone know the pc specs needed to run windows vista smoothly?

15-12-2006, 02:33 PM
Why is it awesome? MS playing catchup yet again after a good idea has been around for years.
And playing catchup badly too:

# It works with full volumes only. Norton Ghost, Acronis True Image, and other commercial alternatives can do more selective backup and restore operations.
# It doesnít appear to use compression. My 25GB drive became a 25GB image file.
# The DVD option didnít work for me. Iím willing to chalk that up to a beta bug, but this process should have worked perfectly.