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How can a Windows disk rolback itself? Files left 3 months old only [on hold]

I know it sounds like a cheap thriller and that its easy to jump to a conclusion that I am a certified idiot :) however I want to tell that I am in software consultancy business for 25 yrs and I cant ...
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13 views

Finding reported drive errors in Windows RAID

This machine has been through a number of RAID configurations. Most recently, it had a single drive (Disk 1) installed without mirroring, and without error. A second drive (Disk 0) was added as a ...
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1answer
35 views

Raid Setup, 2 Hard drives - one shows in explorer

I got a new pc delivered to me and I go to start up the PC using a raid configuration. I then go to are you happy with these settingsand I select yes. Later on, I then notice that one of the hard ...
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19 views

Win 8.1 new installation - existing raid mirrors failed to load

I have just installed windows 8.1 on my tower PC, from previously having Win 7. This was a fresh installation with the OS partition formatted prior to installing Win 8.1. My spec is: X58A-UD3R mobo ...
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1answer
42 views

Switch HDD mode from RAID to IDE [closed]

I made an ghost of 2 drives that were installed as raid 0 I made a ghost to one big drive. Now in the bios, the big drive can only run in raid0 modus. Is there a easy way so I can run this drive as ...
2
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0answers
51 views

Converting ASUS Zenbook from Win8 to Win7.. do i need raid drivers?

I've got an ASUS ZEnBook Prime, ASUS Zenbook UX301LA-XH72T 13.3" Touch Ultrabook and it runs 500GB SDD on RAID 0 configuration. This notebook is running Windows 8, and i desperately need to convert ...
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1answer
51 views

Windows recovery can't find Windows install

I'm trying to repair my boot loader for Windows after a Ubuntu install killed it. I'm trying to use the Windows Repair CD (actually USB stick), but Windows recovery can't find my Windows install. I ...
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1answer
21 views

Best RAID Solution for dual boot?

I've seen this topic talked about before on this site but with other users using 2 drives for the active partition (booting from the same HDD thats got RAID) however my situation is a bit different. ...
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16 views

How to reconnect Raid drives

I'm running Windows 7 and had two 2T drives connected in a Mirrored Raid which showed as Drive E. Last week I noticed I have a new Drive G as well and on inspection, realized it was the mirrored E ...
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1answer
53 views

Running OS image from Dell Laptop (set to RAID mode) in VirtualBox [duplicate]

I have two SSD images from two different modern Dell laptops that use the new BIOS that allows you to set your boot mode to "legacy" and then set your SATA mode to AHCI or "Raid mode" (Intel Rapid ...
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2answers
39 views

RAID Configuration 'seen' through

I have a RAID0 (striped) configuration with the following: 64GB SSD 128GB SSD 640GB HDD I'm turning my PC into a hackintosh, and the installer loaded properly, BUT The installer saw the ...
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1answer
44 views

Bios Raid and Windows that wants to format them

I shutdown my PC improperly by holding down the power button. Now Windows sees 2 HDD's with a RAW filesystem instead of my RAID. After the fast shutdown my raid went though the "Verify" stage with 0 ...
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1answer
93 views

Does windows 7 disk manager mirror disk or partitions?

My servers Raid 1 disappeared when I did a bios update, And now in order to get it back I have to format my 2 * 3tb hard drives. Which isnt really a solution for me. So I have desiced to try and make ...
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1answer
167 views

How can I restore RAID 0 on my DELL laptop?

I have been formating my dell laptop for quite a while, I bought it back in 2012, with one year warranty, it ended last august, but I think since the moment I formatted it to windows 8.1 I probably ...
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2answers
42 views

Is it possible to build RAID0 or RAID1 using 2 disk when one disk is not cleen?

I'm using win 7.Is it possible to build RAID0 or RAID1 using 2 disk when one is not cleen? I have 2 same hdd disks, one of them cleen and one with data. I want to build RAID0 or RAID1 (on the fly) ...
0
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0answers
81 views

Dell Precision T3500 Intel Rapid Storange Technology shows no Acceleration option?

I have a Dell Precision T3500 with a 2TB HDD with my OS installed and a brand new 128GB SSD which is not formatted. The SATA mode is set to RAID in BIOS and the latest version of the Intel Rapid ...
0
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1answer
51 views

Is there a chance to lose data if I switch RAID to AHCI

I have Windows 7. The boot drive is NON-raid SSD. I also have 2xHDD RAID1 (just data). RAID is Intel Matrix (or whatever the latest name for it). I installed Windows in RAID mode What might happen ...
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0answers
36 views

How do I accelerate more than one hard drive using Intel Rapid Storage Technology

I have a Biostar T77B, a 3570K, a Seagate 3TB 7200 RPM HDD, and an OCZ Agility 3 60GB SSD as the core of my system. I just bought a second Seagate 3TB 7200 RPM drive and a Kensington SSDNow V300 60GB ...
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0answers
183 views

How to check model of motherboard and motherboard support for RAID

I am following a guide to implementing a RAID 1+0 to my laptop when I encountered problems regarding the installation of the RAID adapter . I am suppose to check if my motherboard supports RAID and do ...
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0answers
252 views

How to install Dell T3500 RAID Drivers via unattend.xml?

I work for a medium sized company and, due to the recent XP phaseout, we're rolling out Windows 7 on newer machines throughout the company. Unfortunately, we've had problems doing so as the computers ...
5
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3answers
556 views

Can only see 1.6 tb with an 4 x 4tb raid 0

Im trying to have window see my raid 0 array. Please also note that I did research on google before coming on here. Ok so i just bought a z87-deluxe Dual and trying to set 4 x 4tb drive in a raid 0 ...
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3answers
86 views

Create a single partition from 2 hard drives Windows 7

I have 2x 3TB identical drives and i want to make a single 6TB partition from both drives so i don't have to keep copying files between the drives. ( i know if 1 drive fails i'll lose everything but i ...
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0answers
14 views

I've 2 disk in StripedVolume (W7/64b) but sees two dynamic disks

I work with 2 disks, 1 TB in striped volume with W7/64b, for a total size of 1.8 TB. After a corruption of the OS, I've re-installed same W7/64b (with the 2 dynamic disks not connected), and after ...
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2answers
113 views

RAID1 drive failed; partition missing after reboot

I think I shot myself in the foot here, but let me quickly divulge what's happened: Intel Matrix Storage Manager started reporting that one of the two disks I had in a RAID1 array configuration had ...
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1answer
299 views

How to create a software RAID-1 array on Windows 7 not spanning whole disks

I have a brand new PC dual booting out of a single SSD drive (win7+debian). I added a couple of 2T hd I want to use from both Win & Linux. My target is to have two separate RAID-1 arrays on four ...
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0answers
55 views

RAID 1+0 on Windows 7 Professional after installation

I have an old PC running Windows 7 Professional unformatted since 2008 on a GA-Z77X-UD3H motherboard presently which according to the instructions has support for RAID 1+0. Unfortunately I haven't ...
0
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1answer
435 views

Windows Dynamic Disks vs BIOS FakeRAID

I have two 3TB disks in a Windows 7 Dynamic Disk Mirror array (effectively, software RAID1). Apart from being tied to the O/S (I can't mount the array in Linux, for example) - is there any difference ...
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53 views

Dell Studio Slim 540s JBOD RAID

I'm working on a Dell Studio 540s that has dual 750GB drives in what appears to be a JBOD configuration. The computer reports "Missing operating system" at boot. The BIOS appeared to have been ...
1
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1answer
37 views

Setting up desktop RAID on some drives, but not all

I have a Windows 7 desktop with five SATA drives. I would like to make four of the drives into a RAID 5, but leave one (the OS drive) as is. From the reading I've done, I've found these options, but ...
0
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1answer
90 views

Why is BIOS switching from IDE to RAID mode?

Acer Aspire M3203. BIOS will randomly default HDD interface to RAID mode and fail to boot Windows 7, claiming there is no RAID array defined and, subsequently, "no boot device." If I go into BIOS and ...
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0answers
146 views

Intel Rapid Storage Technology service always crashes

I'm running Windows 7 x64 on a system based on an Asus Z87-Deluxe motherboard; the storage is configured for RAID mode; there is a single SSD drive for the O.S. and two 4-TB disks in a RAID 1 setup ...
0
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1answer
57 views

How can I get my SATA DVDs working again?

My hard drive crashed (WinXPpro), so I took a C drive from a broken PC. The new C drive is Win7pro. Motherboard is MSI K8N Neo4 Platinum, with 4 hard drives installed on SATA 1-4 (nForce4 Ultra); ...
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1answer
487 views

Faster SSD performance as cache drive or regular boot drive?

I have the choice of setting up a system: with two SSD Drives in RAID 1 mode as my boot drive for Windows 7 64-bit, with the Program Files and User folders moved to a second regular hard drive, also ...
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0answers
24 views

How do I import Outlook 2007 accounts and rules and IE usernames and stored passwords from old HD?

I had an older PC running Win7 and the motherboard died on me. I've since updated my PC to another Win7 machine running a RAID 0 along with my old HDD installed as an extra drive. The problem is, I ...
0
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0answers
172 views

Forgot to turn on RAID after flashing bios, now have, but can't boot

I was having bsod issues with my windows 7, raid 1 (intel rst) machine and so decided to flash to the newest asus bios. I think that part went well, but when reconfiguring the bios, I neglected to ...
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30 views

A few questions about windows 7 snapshots

I have been googling a while, but I am a bit confused about Microsoft VSS technology. Currently I am running Windows 7 Enterprise 64bit - everything patched to the latest versions. My system has one ...
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0answers
119 views

Lenovo BIOS logo prevents Dawicontrol RAID controller BIOS utility to show

I just ran into a really odd problem. I recently installed a Dawicontrol DC300e RAID controller on my Windows 7 64-bit Lenovo H520s desktop. In order to set up the RAID groups, I need to enter the ...
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2answers
577 views

HDD + SSD Raid 0, does it make sense?

On my laptop, I have a 22GB SSD and a 500GB HDD. I just reinstalled Windows and because of some problems, I reset everything in Intel RST. In the end I ended up using a 44GB Raid 0 partition, but now ...
0
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1answer
230 views

Can I emulate a NAS OS on Windows 7 with an extra network adpter?

I want to setup a RAID NAS but I don't want to buy another computer or lose the game library of my Windows i7 system. Therefore, I'm wondering if you could just use an emulator to run a NAS OS in the ...
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0answers
195 views

Rebuilding a RAID 1 without data loss, recover from unallocated partition data

Mobo: ASUS P8Z77-M/Pro Gen 3 RAM: 32GB (4 x 8GB) Power Supply: corsair HX850 HDDs:Configuration before the problem: 1 x 128GB SSD for Windows 7 professional 64-bit 2 x 3TB drives in RAID 1 on the ...
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0answers
93 views

SATA-II SSD Raid 0 slow on Windows-7

I have 2 SSDs and made a RAID 0 with the on-board controller of my mainboard. But i only get 130 megabyte/second average read/write speed which seems to be pretty slow for me even for SATA 2 which ...
1
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1answer
198 views

Trying to clone raid (striped) To USB Hard Drive

I am trying to clone a raid drive that was striped over to an external USB hard drive. I have tried Paragon in both clone and image and restore, EaseUS in both clone options, and Acronis. Nothing ...
0
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0answers
149 views

U410 windows 7 recovery or installation

I've purchased a U410 4376 2BU. Recently while Windows was booting it suddenly stopped and I turned off the laptop. Then Windows never started again. I'm managed to boot from a USB drive with the ...
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1answer
116 views

How can I image and restore Windows 7 on a Intel Rapid Storage RAID?

I have some Dell machines using with this card with an 32G SSD and a 2TB HDD. Every live environment I've tried so far has not seen the OS drive. I've tried these: Acronis Clonezilla Ghost Easeus ...
1
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1answer
26 views

Any way to get what is effectively a 4 drive mirror in Windows 7?

I know this doesn't serve that much practical purpose, but I would like to somehow set up a small 400mb partition that is mirrored across 4 drives. I partition using the Disk Management Console, and ...
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1answer
40 views

directory level (logical/virtual?) RAID

First off, let me begin by stating that I do not even really know what I am LOOKING for, in terms of keywords to send to google. Therefore, if you can directly answer my question, great; if not, I ...
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1answer
159 views

Windows Software RAID: How can I view the Windows RAID parameters (disk signatures, etc.)?

The software RAID array in my Windows 7 x64 box failed. Drive tests report the drive itself as healthy. Two drives, RAID1 partition and one RAID0 partition. In Disk Manager, the failed drive shows up ...
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1answer
31 views

Checking drive healh of RAID 0 with MOBO built-in RAID

I have the following MOBO: IPMTB-TK (Truckee) motherboard for HP Pavilion Elite HPE-490t. I have 2 WD Blacks in RAID 0 mode. I was wondering if there is a way to view the status of each drive and ...
0
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1answer
636 views

Can't find drivers for ASUS P5G41T-M LX on Windows 7?

I'm trying to install Windows 7, but stuck on window with message that I need a mass storage driver. But I can't find it at all. Here is my params: ASUS P5G41T-M LX Motherboard Intel(R) G41 ...
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2answers
210 views

What's the difference between an OROM driver and a “regular” driver?

What's the difference between an OROM driver ("option-ROM") and a "regular" Windows-level driver? I see a lot of chatter amidst the BIOS-modding community about OROM drivers (modules?) and ...