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How to recover a Win8 Storage Pool that had it's partitions deleted

I have (or had) a 4TB storage pool that I had created using 2x 500GB drives with 2-way mirroring. Everything was working fine until I made a very dumb mistake. I was following some steps for something ...
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How does performance scale in a single column 2-way mirrored storage space as more disks are added?

In Windows 8.1 Storage Spaces, there seems to be pretty solid evidence that 2-way mirrored storage spaces have performance that improves significantly as more disks are added to the pool as long as ...
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Storage Spaces BSOD after re-installing Windows 8.1

After reinstalling Windows 8.1, reconnecting my Storage Spaces array causes a BSOD. I have a 3 drive Storage Spaces array + separate SSD. I re-installed Windows 8 -> and upgrade to 8.1 After ...
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Can I replace a “shucked” usb drive in a striped storage space?

I have a striped storage space with a 4 drives in it. One of the drives is a USB 3.0 Seagate drive which died recently. I wasn't able to make any progress with it in the USB enclosure (and it is out ...
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Replace disk in simple storage space

Is there a way to replace a disk in a storage space without partition on a W8.1 system? I want to replace a 1.5TB drive with a 3TB drive but I don't have any spare sata ports. I do have enough space ...
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How to reprovision hard disk after Windows 8 Storage Space

I am rebuilding a PC. I have 4 hard disks and Windows 8.1 does not want to install on any of them. It is also see 3 of them as a single 'Storage Space' that I had created in a previous install of ...
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Windows 8 Storage Spaces Hard Drives Spinning Up

I'm having issues with my Storage Space in Windows 8. I've got a space set up as a two-way mirror, with about 5 non-equal sized drives in it. For the most part, it works just fine. I use it mainly ...
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Win8 Storage Spaces tolerance warning

I have Windows 8 storage spaces configured. After a reboot, I got a warning about 'Reduced Tolerance. Check the physical drives.' However, in the physical drive section, both drives are marked as ...
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Can an existing Win8 storage space be migrated from 2-way mirror to parity?

This is the exact scenario I am looking to solve: I currently have 2x 4TB drives set up as a two-way mirror. I am now just about out of space and would like to be able to add a third 4TB drive and ...
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Difference in Storages Spaces feature between Windows 2012 Server & Windows 8

So here it goes, I have a test bed setup, a machine with three harddrives besides the OS drive and installed on this machine is Windows 2012 Server Standard. I have the following Storage Spaces ...
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Windows 8 Storage Space Recovery

the problem start like this. I add a 2-way mirror storage pool in my Windows 8. (consist of 2 x 500gb harddisk) I assume it can be read by any OS. So, I proceed to hackintosh my computer. After ...
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Remove drive from Windows Storage Spaces

I have build a HTPC with the drives in the same case. It runs on W8 and uses Storage Spaces to manage the data and create a single cluster for all the hard drives which is easier to manage in XBMC. ...
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Which external USB drives work with Windows 8 Storage Spaces?

First, a bit of background: Microsoft brags about how the new Windows 8 Storage Spaces support any interface (including USB) for attaching drives to add to a Storage Pool: ...
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Can Storage Spaces cause Fraps to stutter?

So I am using Storage Spaces to get multiple hard drives together under one Drive Letter (regular hard drives). I installed Fraps on it. My OS and my games are installed on another hard drive (an ...
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Storage Spaces - mix SSD with HDD

Can't really find any info so I'm hoping someone here can shed some light. I have a fresh copy of Windows 8 Pro installed. I want to use storage spaces with 4 internal HDD and 2 internal SSD's. Does ...
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How to change Windows 8 Storage Pool Resiliency type?

After creating a number of Storage Spaces in Windows 8 how can you later change the Storage Space resiliency type to something different? So far the only work around I have found is to create a new ...
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Drive not able to be added to Storage Spaces

I am having difficulties trying to create a storage space. I have four Hard Drives in my computer. Samsung 128Gb SSD x2 Caviar Green 2TB Older 320 Gb drive I want to merge the two last ones. The ...
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How to remove a drive from a storage pool on Windows 8?

I have 3 drives in a Storage Space on Windows 8. I am running a two way mirror. The drives are 2x2TB and 1x1TB. I want to remove the 1TB drive without replacing it. In other words, I only want the ...
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Mirror Internal Hard Drive Partition to External Hard Drive Partition

I have a ~1.5 TB partition in my internal hard drive out of which ~320 GB is used. I also have a 450 GB partition in an external hard drive connected through USB 3.0. First, I want to mirror the ...
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Moving Storage Spaces volumes between physical disks?

Can I move logical volumes between physical disks within the same Storage Pool? For example, if I have an HDD and an SSD in the same Storage Pool, how can I move a frequently-used volume into the SSD? ...
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How does storage spaces decide where to put my files?

With Windows 8 Storage Spaces, you can lump many hard disks of varying types, speeds and sizes together to use as a single storage space / logical drive. How does Windows decide what to place where? ...
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How do I replace a harddrive that is in a two-way mirror storage space on Windows 8?

I have a storage space in Windows 8 doing a two-way mirror on three harddrives. The sizes are 297GB, 189GB, and 70GB. I would like to replace the 70GB HD with a larger one. My thought was to remove ...
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Can I install Windows 8 onto a Storage Spaces Pool

I am going to perform a clean installation of Windows 8 Pro onto my computer. Due to upgrades over time I currently have 2 x 120 GB SSD drives. Is it possible to create a Storage Space Pool using ...