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Tips for using Ghost Cast Server and Network Boot Disks with Microsoft's Virtual PC

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Article ID: 151738

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Products

Ghost Solution Suite

Issue/Introduction

You're trying to restore a Ghost image to a Microsoft Virtual PC using the Ghost Cast Server and network boot disk but have networking issues that prevent you from connecting to the Ghost Cast Server session.

Symptoms
Note: Symantec Ghost Solution Suite was never tested with or intended to work with virtual environments. Support is not offered for configuring or troubleshooting virtual environments.

The information below is provided "as is" and questions about Microsoft Virtual PC should be directed to Microsoft.

Resolution

It's been reported that building the network boot disk as follows has resolved some connectivity issues experienced in Microsoft's Virtual PC:

1. Build the boot disk with MS-DOS (version 7.10)
2. Use the Universal Packet Driver for the NIC template