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Sadly, I had already started following the plan as written above. So I have already deleted the RAID from the BIOS and recreated. From what I read, TestDisk should have saved me at this point, but the RAID started to initialize - 1%. So I am not sure if I am cooked. So that is really the question, does the Rapid Storage RAID initialization destroy the actual data on the drive, or does it recreate the RAID info on the drive, and leave the data as it was? At the very...
I had a similar issue, except after I rebuilt the RAID in the same order, the RST service started initializing the RAID. It got to 1% before I stopped it. Do any of you know what the initialization does? I have a 5 disk RAID 5, so I am wondering if 1% means that only 1 of the 5 disks was affected. Also, if the initialization is RAID initialization, maybe it leaves the actual NTFS portion of the disk alone?
I read this post, and saw similar in other places. Sadly, the first post does not mention that the RST program will start initializing the RAID once the O.S. boots. In my case, I have a RAID 5 array that comprises of 5 drives. I deleted the RAID, and then recreated it as mentioned here. When the machine came up, RST said, initializing raid. I stopped it at 1% So, the question is, was I too late? Perhaps 1 of the 5 drives was being initialized, and the other 4 are...
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