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.GHO File Extension

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File TypeNorton Ghost Backup File

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CategoryBackup Files


File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.


Contains a "snapshot" of a hard drive or other media device; saves data as an exact copy of the disk; often used for creating full hard disk backups.

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Norton Ghost files can be used to restore individual files or a complete hard disk. GHO files may also be encrypted to keep backups secure.

NOTE: Norton Ghost was renamed as Ghost Solution Suite.

Program(s) that open .GHO files
Updated 6/4/2015