Chapter 4 of the user manual, page 45, "Choosing a Backup Type", (quote)
"There are two types of backups available:
Drive-based backup: Backs up an entire hard drive
File and folder backup: Backs up only the files and folders that you select
You can use the following guidelines to determine which type of backup to
Drive-based backup: Use this backup type to do the following:
â–* Back up and recover your computer's system drive
(typically, the C drive, which includes your operating
â–* Back up and recover a specific hard drive, such as a
secondary drive (which is a drive other than the system
drive on which your operating system is installed).
â–* Recover lost or damaged files or folders from a specific
point in time.
File and folder backup: Use this backup type to do the following:
â–* Back up and recover specific files and folders, for
example personal files that are stored in the My
â–* Back up and recover files of a specific type, for example
music (.mp3 or .wav) or photographs (.jpg or .bmp).
â–* Recover a specific version of a file from a specific point
in time." (end quote)
The detailed instructions for running a Drive-based backup begin on page 46.
"Jack" <replyto@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> "Colin Barnhorst" <c.barnhorst@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>> Apparently you have only looked at the File and folder backup function in
>> Ghost 12. Go back and look at the Drive-based backup function. That's
>> where you find the compressed image capability. You can do either kind
>> of backup.
> I have Ghost 12 opened in front of me.
> I cannot find any 'functions' you talk about.
> The main options are:
> Home Status Tasks Tools Advanced
> Under Tools I have:
> Manage Backup Destination
> Copy Recovery Point
> Convert to Virtual Disk
> Copy My Hard Drive ----> this is what I was referring to.
> Can you please guide me to "Drive based function" please?