This is particularly useful when you are about to install a new product and want to make sure you have a current recovery point in the event that something goes wrong with the installation. It can also help you to ensure that you have a backup of your work after you have modified a large number of files and you don’t want to wait for a regularly scheduled backup.
You can run an existing backup at any time.
If necessary, you can run a quick backup of a particular drive without using a defined backup.
See Running a one-time backup from Norton Ghost.
Norton Ghost can be configured to run a backup automatically when an event occurs on your computer, such as installing a new software program.
When you run a backup, you should close any partitioning software that is running, such as Norton PartitionMagic. Also, you should not run any disk defragmenting software during a backup.
You can also schedule backups to run automatically, according to a schedule.
To run an existing backup immediately from the system tray