I try to do a remote ghost of a Windows 7 32 bit computer (so computer is live), using psexec.exe and ghost32.exe. There is only one partition on the computer: C: (no hidden partition...)
Here is the command I use:
for /f %%a in (backup.txt) do (
psexec.exe /accepteula -u %%a\%LocalAdmUsr% -p %LocalAdmPwd% \\%%a cmd "/C net use z: \\%SrvName%\%SrvShare% /user:%SrvName%\%SrvAdmUsr% %SrvAdmPwd% /persistent:no & mkdir z:\prod\%%a & start /min z:\ghost32.exe -CLONE,MODE=create,SRC=1,DST=z:\prod\%%a\%%a.gho -SURE"
It connects to a remote computer, run silently ghost32.exe and creates a ghost of the remote computer on a network drive. It seems to work.. I see the GHO on the network drive, can browse it with GhostExplorer, etc...
But, when I restore it on another computer (exactly the same model), then boot the computer, Windows asks me if I want to boot in Safe Mode or Normally (Start Windows Normally). I select "Start Windows Normally" and it boots normally.
Question: why ? Is there a way to boot normally without this question ? What's the cause ? Related to the pagefile.sys or something similar ? The version of Ghost32.exe is 18.104.22.1689
Thanks in advance