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Windows 7 Recovery Issues

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  • Started 1 year ago by wille
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wille
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wille
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It's just not seeing the RAID0 at all.

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raphoenix
raphoenix
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What happens when you boot, hold down control key and keep tapping I key fast ??

Got to be fast to get into Intel Raid Setup.

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wille
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It goes to the config utility.

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raphoenix
raphoenix
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Are the drives configured in an array or just separate drives ??

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wille
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Raid Volumes:
0 RAID0(Stripe) Status Failed Bootable No

Then it lists the 2 drives as Physical Devices.
the first one: 0 Status Non-RAID Disk
the second: 1 Status Member Disk(0)

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raphoenix
raphoenix
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That's what I was afraid of.

Since the drives were in an Array 0 configuration, there is no way to rebuild the array.

I hope you had important data backed up to something as the drives will have to be deleted from the array and a new array configured.

Then a Clean Install will have to be made unless you have a current image of the broken array.

Sorry to be the bearer of of bad news. :( :(

Rick P.

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wille
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Well, I just had programs on that drive. All my important data was on the other drives. Still, it's a real pain in the butt to reinstall all that crap.

Was there something I should have done, so I know next time in the future? Create multiple disk images and store them on DVDs? Or should I just forget the Raid0 thing altogether as a precaution to myself?

Also, is there a way I can still access that drive, perhaps by installing Windows on a separate drive?

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raphoenix
raphoenix
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Both drives have to be deleted from the array.

Raid 0 you lose all your data if one drive fails.

Raid 0+1 (10) is redundant so both drives have the same data.

In any case you will have to re-configure and clean install

Then keep good Images on another third drive.

That's why I insisted you must READ THE MANUAL.

Have to leave for the evening.

Post back tomorrow night and I shall be here.

Rick P.

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