It may be the Ghost CD you have was locked to a specific BIOS. Many new motherboards are bundled with versions of Symantec products this way. You should use a win98/ winME startup diskette (bootdisk.com) to boot into DOS and run ghost.exe to create and restore your images. Ghost will run in native DOS anyways so installing Ghost on windows isn't neccessary. copy ghost.exe from your CD to a floppy and after booting with the startup disk, swap the ghost disk and type "ghost" at the command prompt to run the program.
1) you can restore an image to any volume other than the one the image is stored on. The destination volume must be large enough to hold the restored, decompressed image, excluding free space.
2) TF has a tutorial for this: