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Reinstall Windows for RAID 0?

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I was wondering if I will have to reinstall Windows if I put my two 160GB Hard Drives into Raid 0? I have one running XP Professional and the other one has just been a storage drive but I just got a 500GB Hard Drive so I want to put my two 160GB's into RAID 0? Can I just do it or do I have to clean install Windows?
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You are definetly going to have to reinstall windows. The way a raid array sores info compared to a single drive is vastly different.
 
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