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This afternoon I had a power cut and my raid 0 failed. Stupidly I dont know how to back everything up. However after a couple of hard drive checks/fixes it magically came back.

Im using Windows 7 Ultimate edition (64 bit) and was hoping for some quick advice. Is there a way to totally back up my pc, including all system files and also music/photos/games? Im worried that my raid 0 might fail again. If this is possible and if my system totally fails how would I restore my pc back to the image thats been saved? Is there an easy way round this taking into account Im using raid 0 and I would be restoring back onto raid 0
    
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Get a back up drive and make folders and put your files into them. Also you can use windows to make a system image on it too.
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You can treat it like a single drive with regards to backups.
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post #4 of 10
I don't personally know how to setup an image of your drive, so your OS would all stay in tact. But for FILES only, I always just use Robocopy.
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post #5 of 10
Find a bit of software that will take an "image".
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post #6 of 10
I also use RAID 0. I use "Windows Backup and Restore" to create weekly images onto an internal HDD, as well as backing up my important media and documents to an external.

As stated above, since your RAID0 array is recognized as one HDD, it will back up just as any other HDD.
post #7 of 10
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Thanks for the quick reply, I dont want to turn PC off again incase the hard drive fails again. I know windows 7 have a utility to create a system image, would this create a image of everything on my pc music/photo/games ?
    
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Originally Posted by moonorb_xion View Post
Thanks for the quick reply, I dont want to turn PC off again incase the hard drive fails again. I know windows 7 have a utility to create a system image, would this create a image of everything on my pc music/photo/games ?
Yes, but you need something with the capicty to burn it to. Just get a backup drive from a store or something.
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Yes, but you need something with the capicty to burn it to. Just get a bckup drive from a store or something.
Thank you Sean, you have been of much help
    
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No problem
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