Ghosting to Maxtor 120gb external USB 2 hard drive

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Chris, Sep 8, 2004.

  1. Chris

    Chris Guest

    Hi group
    I have my Maxtor 120gb external USB 2 hard drive formatted with Both
    NTFS and FAT32 partitions.

    This drive and the partitions are visible from Win XP pro.

    Using Gghost 8 i have created a boot floppy disk set with USB support.
    When booting with the floppy and choosing the peer to peer USB option
    the program says it cannot find the cable.

    I created the disks in WinXP pro with service pack2 installed and this
    is the partition I am trying to Ghost from PC DOS.

    Any clues to what i need to do please?

    Chris
     
    Chris, Sep 8, 2004
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  2. Howdy!

    "Chris" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > Hi group
    > I have my Maxtor 120gb external USB 2 hard drive formatted with Both
    > NTFS and FAT32 partitions.
    >
    > This drive and the partitions are visible from Win XP pro.
    >
    > Using Gghost 8 i have created a boot floppy disk set with USB support.
    > When booting with the floppy and choosing the peer to peer USB option
    > the program says it cannot find the cable.


    Well, think about this. "Peer to Peer" is for computer to computer
    operation.

    What you need is a boot disk with USB drivers for the USB hard disk
    for DOS.

    Or to use something else to GHOST to ...

    RwP
     
    Ralph Wade Phillips, Sep 9, 2004
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