File Extension Library

.GHO File Extension

  • Developer by: Symantec
  • Category: Backup Files

What are .GHO files and how to open them?

Can't open .GHO file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .GHO file.

What is a .GHO file extension?

.GHO file extension is created by Symantec. .GHO has been classified as Backup Files.

.GHO is Norton Ghost Backup File

A GHO file is a backup file created by Norton Ghost, a disk cloning and backup program. It contains a "snapshot" of a hard drive or other media device and saves data as an exact copy of the disk. GHO files are often used for creating full hard disk backups.

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.

List of all softwares that can open the Norton Ghost Backup File
Symantec Ghost Solution Suite

How to fix problems with .GHO files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .GHO files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .GHO file format
  2. You need to check the .GHO file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)