Information regarding WinPE included in Ghost 11.5 and Ghost Solution Suite 2.5

Article:TECH110247  |  Created: 2008-01-22  |  Updated: 2013-09-09  |  Article URL
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Questions and answers regarding the WinPE version included in Ghost 11.5. and Ghost Solution Suite 2.5.


The major differences between WinPE-256 and WinPE-512 include:
  • Number of Device Drivers
  • Language fonts
  • WMI packages

Two versions of WinPE are supplied with the Symantec Ghost:
  1. WinPE, which is designed to run on 256 MB RAM computers,
  2. WinPE-512, which is designed to run on 512 MB RAM computers.

The version of WinPE included in Ghost Solution Suite 2.5 is Microsoft Windows VistaPE also known as WinPE 2.0. Other versions of WinPE are not supported as stated in the readme file included with Ghost Solution Suite 2.5.
Note: The Ghost Boot Wizard cannot be used with other versions of WinPE however, manually creating a startup WinPE CD may work. Symantec does not support versions of Win PE other than 2.0.

Ghost_imp_guide.pdf at:

Readme.txt at:

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