Recovering a Ghost Image

Kwan Lowe kwan at
Wed Aug 11 14:38:57 UTC 2010

On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 10:10 AM, Paul F. Johnson
<paul at> wrote:
> Hi,
> Just before my old laptop was destroyed by the dog (don't ask), I made a
> back up from the laptop using Norton Ghost 15 thinking I would be able
> to use Norton via Wine to recover the archives.
> Turns out that N15 won't run under Wine and won't boot via another
> laptop (way too old).
> Shortly after the backup, my RAID array on the main machine went belly
> up, so I also lost a pile of stuff from there, but not the stuff from
> the old laptop (held on a different drive).
> Is there any way to dearchive a Norton image via qemu or something like
> that?

Not sure of using qemu, but there was a way to use VMWare p2v utility
to convert the .GHO file to a VMWare disk.  I can't find the link at
the moment, alas..

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