Ghost Image to different PC
I have symantec ghost solution center 8.2 and I am wanting to image one computer and use that image to install on other similar computers.
Here is my setup:
I have setup a Dell Optiplex GX150 with a 20GB hard drive with Windows XP SP2 and NTFS. All the software I want on it is installed.
I ran sysprep to reseal the computer.
Booted the computer with the Ghost boot disks and transfered the image to my Ghostcast server.
Go to another Dell Optiplex GX150 with the same hardware except it has a 9GB hard drive and boot with Ghost boot disks and copy the image from my Ghostcast server to the workstation.
After the restart the computer it goes through the POST and goes to a blank screen and the computer does nothing else. The num lock light will not go off telling me the computer is locked up. I power off and power back on and the Windows XP screen comes up saying that Windows did not startup properly and asks to select if I want to start in safe mode or start normally.
If I copy the image to another GX150 with a 20GB hard drive or bigger the computer will work just fine.
So I have come to the conclusion that the image that I took from the computer with 20GB hard drive will not work if the computer has a smaller hard drive. Am I right? Is there a way to make the image I took and make it work with the smaller hard drive.