How to Create Ghost Drive in Windows 10?

Posted by @AOMEI

July 12, 2016

Windows 10 installing equipment quantities have exceeded 200 million, and do you consider which software can create ghost drive in windows 10? AOMEI OneKey Recovery can help you create ghost drive in windows 10 and protect your system.

According to the announcement released from Microsoft in January 2016. The installing equipment quantities have overcome 200 million. With time goes by, it can be predicted that users of Windows XP and 8, 8.1 will flow into Windows 10, and this number will climb up gradually later. To users of Windows, system backup has become a hot topic. There are two factors being considered by users - Practicality and compatibility of backup software.

Problems occur when ghost Windows 10 operating system

It comes to system backup, there are multiple ways flooding into users’ mind. However, some problems will appear when you ghost Windows 10 operating system:

  • Restoration process will happen error. Ghost software is applicable to Windows XP. Windows 7 and beyond have a boot partition - EFI. Therefore, it doesn’t make sense that only backup C drive.
  • Occupy too much space. Many software like Ghost have little compression to system image. It will cause possess too much free space from other partition.

Create Ghost Drive in Windows 10 with ghost alternative

There is a Ghost alternative to help you create a full system image. Operating process is very easy. As follows:

Step 1. Download and install AOMEI OneKey Recovery. You will see the interface after launching it, and click in “OneKey System Recovery”.


Step 2. Choose the method to backup. There are two methods to let you back up.

  • Backup system to AOMEI OneKey Recovery Partition: You can create a recovery partition and store system image.
  • Backup system to other location: you can create a recovery environment in system disk but you can store system image to other place.

Step 3. After you choose the first option, you will see the interface like the picture below. Click “Advanced” to preview the effect that it will be after backing up. If you have confirmed, please click in “Start Backup”.


Step 4. As you see, AOMEI OneKey Recovery is ghosting Windows 10 operating system. If you don’t choose system partition or other partition that is installed with software, AOMEI OneKey Recovery doesn’t need to restart and enter PE. That’s a great strength comparing with Ghost software.


Comparing with Ghost, AOMEI OneKey Recovery’s practicability and compatibility are more powerful, as well as its compression is higher. It means it can spend less time to back up system safely and less volume capacity to store system image. If you want to Create Ghost Drive in Windows 10, Maybe AOMEI OneKey Recovery will do you a favor.