Introduction In this article it will not be told how correctly to customize the computer, how correctly to install the system, what programs should be put, and what are not present. This article will tell how by means of Norton Ghost program it is possible fast and to make qualitatively a complete image of your system disk in the file and subsequently at a crash, contamination, damage of the system during several minutes to restore it. As operating system Windows XP - as the most widespread and reliable operating system will appear. This operating system confidently works on computers with the processor 400 MHz, and the RAM - 64 MB. Certainly, does not fly, but that here you will make. The main idea of article that there is a possibility fast and cheaply at any moment to restore a Windows up to a state in which it was in the first day after installation. In article not will to you methods of installation of the system, choice of a set of a software and organization of operation on a computer (it not the theme of article and is necessary for the user) are imposed. To consideration the model of organization of a computer is offered. Your task - to make the system for itself such, what you would want to see it always. As soon as you so will customize the system - save it at image. If the system will be damaged - restore it in some minutes! After perusal of article you never will get in such situation when the computer will be (urgently!) necessary, and the Windows will not be loaded! Installation Windows. Installation Windows XP does not cause special complexity for the majority of users; therefore, in given article this fragment will be omitted. We create an image of a clean Windows in Norton Ghost. After installation Windows has been made. It is necessary to save it at image for the subsequent reinstallations of the system that more never it was required to put it from zero and to spend time. With the help of Norton Ghost, it is possible to create an exact copy of all contents of your logical unit and to write it at file - image. Customization of the system. As customization of the system there are no exact guidelines - this path for itself selects everyone. As they say everyone to his own taste! The most important to install all last the driver on all devices: the motherboard, a video-card, etc. Install software. To install software it is necessary with calculation of need. Than less than software that will be more stable and faster the system will work. Software it is necessary to put only what you use always and to not edify on the future. The last stroke. After installation, all this is high time to save customizations of the system, installation of necessary software as an image. We start Norton Ghost. Also we make the second image - completely customized system. This image also will be that lifebuoy ring, at accident from operating system. The conclusion: Now for ever overlook about cleaner register, optimizers, accelerators and the other programs recovering the system. Work on pleasure to itself and when the system will work unstably, some minutes are required what to return it in that sort in whom it was, and to continue!!!