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I wasn't sure where to post this, so moderator can move if necessary. Here's my question: I have a an old computer Intel Celeron 500 with a 13 GigHard drive. It has Windows XP Professional of all things on it. I found this computer next to my apartment dumpster and refurbished keeping the harddrive intact becuase it already had WIndows XP Professional, but I do not have WIndows XP Professional disks, but I do want to be able to archieve the XP Profess. installation against loss. My main computer, a P4 3.4 Gig with 200+ Gig Hard drive has Windows XP Home on it. I already have Norton Ghost 9.0 on both machines. As we speak, I am making an "iso" image from the little Celeron to a folder on my main PC......taking a long time I tell you. Anyway, does ANYONE see anything wrong in my thinking here. Should the Celeron's hard drive fail, for instance, my plan is to replace the hard drive with a new one, install any operating system on it. I have a complete copy of WIndows ME or I can use a temporary copy of one of my Windows XP HOME disk, re-establish my Wireless LAN system and then pipe over the saved Windows XP Professional Norton Ghost 9.0 "ISO" image and hopefully restore the XP Professional system as if it never disappeared. Again, is my thinking here OK? Any suggestions of other programs to use instead of Norton Ghost? Again, I use a wireless lan so that I cannot use DOS to transfer, at least to my knowlege, it would have to be hardwired to do that.Randy Jura, KPDX

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Ah, good idea!!!.........I'll cut and paste! THanks!Randy Jura, KPDX

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