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Hey guys i'm not really familiar with RAID so i need a little help.

So i installed 2 drives in RAID 1 on my mothers PC a year ago and recently her computer started getting BSOD's so i reset her bios also resetting her RAID so drive 1 has been running a while without being in raid. Now everything is fixed i put it back in raid again and now i'm trying to figure out what to do....

Because its currently not booting into windows but only looping to the windows startup repair tool.

So its back in RAID the RAID Menu says the array is healthy but my guess is i need to rebuild it again because it won't boot into windows anymore.

So do i keep the repair tool running? It has been going on for 10 times i think.

Or do i try to rebuild and if so i need a little guidance because when i'm in the RAID menu and select rebuild what drive do i select to rebuild the second drive that hasn't been in the raid volume for a while right?

I hope some of this makes sence tongue.gif
    
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Anybody? Don't want to rebuild the wrong drive you know....
    
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An update

Its currently in an infinite Startup repair loop
It seems it can fix the problem or even detect it.
When i go into the command promt on the startup repair tool i can detect the drives and they have files on them but they changed partition numbers normally it was C and D now its F and G.
Tried to recover from the command promt using some guide which led me to a folder called regback so went in there and a few files where missing the Software and System folder so couldnt do anything.

Now i connected both drives to my PC can browser them seems they are identical tough alot of files and folders are missing confused.gif could the startup repair tool have deleted them?

Anyways anybody have an idea how to fix this mess?
Booting from Win7 DVD and trying recovery directs me to the same windows startup repair tool which doesnt work.
    
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