About exploring recovery points
You can use Norton Ghost to
explore files in a recovery point by assigning it a drive letter
that is visible from Windows Explorer.
You can perform the following tasks on the
Run ScanDisk (or CHKDSK)
Perform a virus check
Copy folders or files to an alternate location
View disk information about the drive such as used
space and free space
You can also run simple, executable programs that
exist within the mounted recovery point.
You can only run programs
from within a mapped recovery point that do not rely on registry
values, COM interfaces, dynamic link libraries (DLLs), or other
You can set up a mounted
drive as a shared drive. Users on a network can connect to the
shared drive and restore files and folders from the recovery
You can mount one or more
recovery points at a time. The drives remain mounted until you
unmount them, or you restart the computer. Mounted drives do not
take up extra hard-disk space.
All security on the NTFS
volumes remains intact when they are mounted.
You do not need to mount a
drive to restore the files or folders from within a recovery
data that is written to a mounted recovery point is lost when the
recovery point is unmounted. This data includes any data that is
being created, edited, or deleted at the time.