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It has been my experience that high end server raid controllers with batter backed up cache and all the goodies perform really well. MeredithClick to expand... To enter the menu to the raid ... 5 Step 5: Within the Raid MenuYou should be in the menu of the raid controller 1. Part 2: Bootloader to Logon Issues Part 3: Blue Screen Errors Part 4: Recovery Console and Other Tools ALL COMMENTS ARE MODERATED TO PREVENT SPAM Tags: data recovery, windows file recovery, this contact form

Its just mirroring the other drive? After 5 minutes of searching for a driver, I attempted to cancel the installation, but could not. This... regards...marcus Back to top #6 hamluis hamluis Moderator Moderator 52,357 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Killeen, TX Local time:08:04 AM Posted 07 June 2010 - 07:13 PM Well...it's your call, your system.

It should be sent to a data recovery lab for recovery. As for the raid itself, I use raid1 and I think it is a good backup thing, but I shouldn't have used it for the OS, just the data. Next, Windows Setup will find existing Windows XP/2000 installations. I have a computer that was set up with RAID1, 2 HDDs and had a failure to one from some power surge issues.

Cheers jimbo Attached Thumbnails My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... im thinking of just dragging out this problem till im forced to fully reinstall windows. If you are attempting to repair the default boot drive, you can type fixmbr and hit enter. You end up with two corrupted disks.

I really see your position but if your data is THAT important then backups are THAT important to you. I've had my RAID 1 array corrupted by a power glitch, and I've seen MANY RAID 5 arrays corrupted or lost for many reasons. #21 RebateMonger, Sep 15, 2008 (You Open regedit and do a "load hive" (see helpfiles if needed) to load the original system hive. This has happened before and I image it happens couse raid array needs to be verified, but this can't be done through dos.

i was told i would have to reinstall windows but i dont want to lose my data cause i love it so (ahem porn ahem). That way, you have not lost anything and you are no worse off. The selected disk has an MBR partition table. is it the same as formatting ur pc when using the method u list out here????Click to expand...

Choose the FIRST option, NOT recovery console. I tried booting in safe mode, same thing. I then replaced the port 1 drive with a new one and it took a little less than two hours to rebuild based on the new, port 0 drive. Help! 12 Apr 2013 #1 raistlin888 View Profile View Forum Posts Junior Member Posts : 5 Windows XP Pro 64 Win XP and 8 Dual boot problem w/RAID1?

Put TWO (possibly NEW) working disks on to the RAID controller and create a NEW RAID array. weblink I have OS installed on raid1. Simply delete any filter driver entries...they are needed for added functionality but not to boot. I made the partition DURING the install of XP.

Louis Using The REPORT Button BC Forum Rules Malware Removal Logs Forum Am I Infected Forum Before You Post About A Problem Back to top #7 marcusg52 marcusg52 Topic Starter Members Changing the Boot flag on partitions is relatively easy to undo but deleting a partition may make things worse. Missing operating system. http://comvurgent.com/xp/xp-merge-doc-problems.html Jan 17, 2004 #19 poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172 SornyPanafonic, please do not double post.

How could a magical, sentient library defend itself? Make sure you read the manual to enable the raid.  For built in raid read your manuel to setup the drives. « PreviousNext »View All Steps DownloadAbout This Instructable 39,440views3favoritesLicense:theend757Follow6Bio: Nothing Search the system hive for "upperfilter" and "lowerfilter".

After you do that, you can just slect the drive itself, and create a new MBR for it, then you can try to install.

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;[LN];329771 MSDART.DLL try this or from same recovery console try bootfix. Partition Table Recovery/Repair with TestDisk For this section lets look at an MBR with a messed up partition table. it just has a black screen after the XP startup screen shows briefly. Unsolved problems or Challenges in Software Testing How to build a fortress to survive against mythical creatures Is crime an issue in the US countryside, especially for a cyclist?

No. I did get the "degraded" status for the raid array. When I get to this next screen the first 2 selections won't allow me to click on them for Connect using a dial-up modem. http://comvurgent.com/xp/xp-98se-on-same-network-problems.html There isn't anything different in Install/Setup of either OS's (other than WinXP needing RAID Drivers to be installed during RAID install) I have seen it on you tube, but I assume

Oct 20, 2003 #1 Rick TechSpot Staff Topic Starter Posts: 4,573 +65 CDROM NOT BOOTABLE: If the XP/2000 CD does not boot... Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About Tom's Hardware It worked and all my files are there! So I found the CD with the file and went on easily.

Even if it works You will probly have to reinstall some of your hardware and drivers. In the BIOS look and see if your hard drive is listed. I would keep the working disk (and the faulty disk) aside throughout the whole process above in case anything goes wrong. solved Can I install Windows 10 in one hard drive and later add another one as RAID 1 configuration?

I just want to avoid this "urgent" re-installations of OS and all the programs.Click to expand... Even though the XP operating system has been off the market for years, it is still almost as common for me to repair as Windows 7 computers. I will post other guide for vista/windows 7.  NOTE: Some motherboard has a bulit in raid. Things like typing, but the text not appearing until a few seconds later.