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Ghosting Windows 7 Errors: To Vitural Partition

Created: 01 Apr 2010 • Updated: 02 Oct 2010 | 2 comments

When I try to re-image over a Windows 7 machine using Ghost 11.0.2 Console, I get an error :

Event Details:

To Virtual Partition

The file system for this client's Virtual Parition could not be created or mounted.

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EdT's picture

From what I recall in a previous thread, Windows 7 actually creates two partitions when it is installed, and therefore I believe you need to image the disk rather than the partition, so that both partitions are captured.

If your issue has been solved, please use the "Mark as Solution" link on the most relevant thread.

Randall Newnham's picture


The version of Ghost you are using was not designed to work with Windows 7. You may get it to work with a boot disk, but the Ghost Console is totally out. I would recommend upgrading to Ghost Solution Suite 2.5 and running all the updates. The version necessary is

Thank you,