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Symantec bought out PowerQuest and Drive Image's file format got merged into Ghost. However, that was about it. Pretty much everything else from Drive Image was abandoned in favor of Ghost.
The big drawback of PowerQuest's utility for changing image file comments was it couldn't edit existing images. If you wanted to change the comment, you'd change the comment, but you'd have to save an entirely new copy of the image with the altered comment.
Drive Image was my first exposure to disk imaging back in the DOS days in 1995. I tried it out and realized, "Hey, I can install Windows, all my apps, configure everything, and then just save an image. Then, when Windows messes up, there's no need to reinstall everything. Just restore down the image and update everything changed since then."