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Bootable USB Norton Ghost

This little tutorial here will show you how to make a bootable USB with Norton Ghost. Why would you want to do that? Norton Ghost is a disk cloning and backup tool that is useful for all sort of emulations and disk creating. We’re going to use a few tools specifically designed which will make the process really easy.

First of all, you’re going to need Format USB, which you can get here. Second, we’ll be getting  USBOOT Norton Ghost from here.

Get the files from the archive in the usual manner and place the folders in a convenient space where you can easily access them.

Now open Format USB by right clicking and selecting ” Run as administrator “, which may require you to input your password.

Now let me get you a few screen caps to get started. After opening the Format USB tool select FAT32 format, check format device, also check  create  a DOS start up disk and select from the browser the USB Norton Ghost ” Boot ” folder :

Click start . When prompted :


click ok.

Following, go to the USB Norton Ghost folder and copy all the files, like so :


The files should be copied to your USB flash drive.

Only one thing left : delete the ” Boot ” folder from the flash drives, one of the folders you’ve just copied :


Voila! You’ve got USB Norton ghost on your bootable USB flash drive.


  1. Gracias por compartir esta guía. Fue simple y directa la configuración de unidad de arranque como Norton Ghost. Saludos desde Bogotá D.C.

  2. Perfect! This was just what I needed. Thank you.

  3. If you have installed Norton Ghost in a different folder on your hard drive, make sure to modify that command to reflect the location of the correct directory.

  4. This was what I needed. Thank you very much.

  5. This was what I needed. Thank you very much.

  6. Gracias por compartir esta valiosa herramienta…

  7. Simple and perfect. I cloned 1 TB HDD SATA with this old tool. Thank you from Brazil.

  8. Perfect bro! Thanks and god bless.

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