The File Extensions Database

.GHS File Extension

  • Developer by: Symantec
  • Category: Backup Files

What is an .GHS file?

.GHS is Norton Ghost Image Segment

Segment of a disk image created with Norton Ghost that is spanned over several files; typically saved with other GHS file segments and a .GHO file, which contains the initial segment of the disk image.

In Symantec Ghost 6.5 and later, segment files use the naming convention "name001.ghs," "name002.ghs," "name003.ghs," etc.

NOTE: Norton Ghost was renamed as Ghost Solution Suite.

Programs that open Norton Ghost Image Segment
Symantec Ghost Solution Suite

How to solve problems with GHS files

  • Associate the GHS file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any GHS file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.GHS files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the GHS file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .GHS is Norton Ghost Image Segment. Because only the current version supports the latest GHS file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Symantec manufacturer website after an available .GHS is Norton Ghost Image Segment update.
  • To make sure that your GHS file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.