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I want to delete a Raid 1+0 stripe array

Currently I have a raid card running two drives in an RAID 1+0 stripe. I want to know can I remove the raid card and have the computer operate on one drive. Without having to reload Windows. I suspect ...
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16TB RAID 10 on WIndows XP

We're still running WIN XP Pro and recently purchased a 16TB RAID External Backup solution from Buffalo (it's a DriveStation™ Quad). It has four each 4TB drives currently configured in a RAID 10. ...
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WinXP Raid 1 Failure Boot Issue

Here's my problem. I have a computer that was set up with RAID1, 2 HDDs and had a failure to one from some power surge issues. If attempting to boot each drive on their own: - The HDD in Port0 is bad ...
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How to Install XP and Ubuntu dual boot on a RAID 0 and RAID 1 respective setup?

I know that installing XP and Ubuntu in a 'normal' (non-RAID) environment is easiest when installing XP first as the MBR isn't overwritten by XP if XP is installed after. But if I have a RAID 1 setup ...
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Moving Windows XP from ICH10R RAID 5 to single disk using Linux

A friend's machine running Windows XP refused to boot recently which is running 3 SATA disks on RAID 5 (which was previously upgraded from RAID 1 not by me). I have determined there to be a disk ...
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FakeRAID array is failing, why?

We have a Windows XP system with an AMD mainboard (GA-890GPA-UD3H) and we are using the onboard RAID capability. The system is configured in RAID 1 (using the tool AMD RAIDXpert). It consists of two ...
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Windows XP 64-bit hangs

I have a Windows XP x64 box showing a couple of odd behaviors. First, the system is hanging after it has been up for about ten minutes. All applications stop responding, Ctrl + Alt + Del does nothing, ...
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Windows XP 32-bit + RocketRaid 622 + 4 x 3TB = not quite a RAID setup

I'm looking to make a 6TB RAID 10 array from my new pile of drives under Windows XP 32-bit, however they are only for auxiliary storage. After adding all the drives to an array, and initializing them ...
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How to reinstall the Intel Matrix Storage Manager option ROM

I have a Dell Precision R5400 rack mount computer. It originally came with a the Intel Matrix Storage Manager option ROM installed. But then we decided to remove the RAID drives and replace them with ...
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floppy disk controller mobo no connector RAID XP

I want to install a floppy disk drive, but my new ASUS P8Z68-V LX mobo does not have the floppy drive connection pins on it. What can I do? Is there an adapter? Or does a USB-floppy work at XP ...
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594 views

Adding RAID drivers on Windows XP

I am trying to get the IRST INTEL RAID drivers installed on an XP system. I can only boot the XP system in IDE mode, but then I get the 'wrong hardware' message trying to install the RAID drivers. I ...
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Can't boot Windows XP after putting HD into another RAID 1 PC

I have an existing Windows 7 system with RAID 1 set up on two HDDs. I have a third HD from an old computer that has Windows XP Pro SP3 on it. I want to put this HD into the new computer so I can ...
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how to undo my RAID 0 setup while preserving data?

I currently have a RAID 0 setup with 2 drives with a single partition which holds my OS on it. Now I want to take one of those drives out and put them into another computer. But I want to keep my OS ...
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Installing Windows XP Pro on a Raid 1 array without the driver floppy

I'm looking to install a Raid 1 array on my WinXP Pro file server/dvr to improve data redundancy at home. Since I would really hate to look for a floppy drive and cram it into my small computer case, ...
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setting up RAID1 on desktop machine with windows XP with the drivers

I am trying to set up a raid configuration on a desktop in which the previous raid failed on a RAID0 configuration when a hard disk failed. I pressed CNTRL-I to get the RAID BIOS up and put the disks ...
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Most reliable way of setting up two drives RAID array?

I've recently got two 2TB disks for home storage as my 500GB is nearly full. I am wondering whether there are any recommendations to setting them up? My motherboard is an older Intel model, with 4 ...
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Which Raid system will give me optimal security for my home system?

I have a single, 500 GB drive in my computer. At the moment, I do weekly backups of it to an external 1TB. Drive. I am considering going to a raid system for my back ups. I have read this article: ...
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Software RAID on dual boot Windows and Ubuntu

Can I successfully implement a software RAID even when I use both Windows and Ubuntu? What software tools in both OSes that can help in this regard? I have 1TB sata on ASUS m4a78T-E and I wish to ...
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How to install third HDD into existing RAID setup?

i have a WinXP machine currently setup with two HDD in a RAID configuration. I want to add a third drive to the system just to increase the available HDD space. This third drive is much larger than ...
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VIA VT6421A RAID controller on MSI KT4V motherboard not bootable [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Booting From VIA VT6421A Based PCI SATA Card I'd like to upgrade my old PC. My setup: Motherboard: MSI KT4V (only supports IDE HDDs, no SATA) I installed a VIA ...
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looking for a solution for a Software Raid on my XP computer

Recently, I purchase 2x1TB drives for my XP computer, I want to use RAID 1 for the redundancy, but the motherboard is little old and can't support that. Some articles introduce how to make it happen ...
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Possible to (re)sync 2 drives into RAID 1 Array?

Have an XP machine with 2 drives configured in a RAID 1 array. Trying to fix a boot problem, I took the drives out to run chkdsk on them, and I accidentally got them out-of-sync (event logs, etc). ...
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Can XP load pre-installation drivers from anywhere other than a floppy?

I'm planning to install XP Pro on a new machine with a motherboard that supports RAID. The partition XP will run from will be on RAID 1. To set this up you normally enter a floppy disk with the ...
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Is it possible to enable software RAID 1 on Windows XP system partition?

I have heard, that it should be somehow possible to use just one partition with Windows XP, and be able to mirror that by enabling RAID 1 in XP. I'd appreciate tips how to do this. If this is true, ...
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Is it possible to enable RAID 1 without reinstalling Windows?

I have MSI K9NBPM2-FID motherboard, one 500 GB SATA II hard drive and Windows XP. I would like to purchase a second HDD, and enable RAID mirroring in BIOS. I have two questions: Is it possible to ...
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Disk Read Error whenever i install XP pro

I have a computer which has a raid 0 with 2 hard drives When i installed Vista on the computer it worked fine, saw the raid setup and allowed me to install quickly But like most people i hated vista ...
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How would I setup a RAID config in Windows XP?

I've heard a RAID setup can mean I have a better chance of not losing data. Being that I'm a bit of a software nerd and hardware novice, how would I implement a raid? Is it software/hardware of ...
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How to make Windows XP boot from RAID0

My Situation I'm looking for suggestions regarding getting Windows XP to boot from a RAID0 partition. I've got XP running on an 80GB PATA drive and I've got two new 350GB SATA drives. If I Were a ...