Originally Posted by thlnk3r
BlackOmega, imaging a drive is a really good thing to do after the first initial install of the operating system. This will give you the ability to later restore to that image just in case your OS becomes corrupt, damaged from overclocking ect ect. I have mainly used Norton Ghost and Acronis True Image. From what I hear DriveImage XML
is also a great application.
The process is very simple. In most imaging applications the procedure is about the same. The software will take an image of the designated drive and then save it to a certain file format. For example, Acronis saves image files as .TIB. I usually image the drive outside of the operating system with my MiniPE CD which also includes the Acronis utility. I usually save the .TIB file to an external hard drive but sometimes it may go on a network file share. If for some reason I need to image a machine or redo a computer, all I have to do is pop in my MiniPE CD, boot to the Acronis utility and restore the image. There are several imaging applications out there, you just need to find the right one that suits your needs. I also really like Backup Exec because it takes snapshots of files. That is more for Backups then anything though.
Microsoft also provides imaging and deployment tools but those come at a cost.
Hope that helps
Thanks th|nk3r. Imaginary +rep for you.
I may have to try this sometime.
And well fellas I just bought another 939 board.
A DFI NF4 Ultra SLI-D. Should be seeing it fairly soon
Cant seem to get away from these K8's.
At any rate, this board will be a perfect setup for folding
That way I'll be able to do it on 1 machine,
:turd: I just realized that Im going to need another larger PSU