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Well my first attempt at raid 0 failed. Long story shorted I got my maximus formula with out the driver floppy or the utility rom disc, so I downloaded them off Asus's website ( now that place is a joy ). Once I realized that I couldn't load the raid drivers off a usb stick I tore into an old pc for the crusty floppy drive, did the whole make disc thingy and configured my drives in bios for Raid. Got the Raid configured fine with the utility the problem was when doing the f6 thing and loading the driver I got a windows halt blue screen (multiple tries).

So what I am wondering is this possible; can I load the Raid drives through the Raid configuration utility in windows and then go back set up raid and format with them being loaded so I don't need to use the disc? I don't really know if that the problem I'm just assuming. I hate striking out the first time im at bat ... thanks for the help
     
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if you are installing vista, you don't need to do the disk thing. your board has Intel ICH9R same as mine, just install vista first( it will find your raid), install the drivers after you install vista. I did the same thing vista will detect your raid.
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if you are installing vista, you don't need to do the disk thing. your board has Intel ICH9R same as mine, just install vista first( it will find your raid), install the drivers after you install vista. I did the same thing vista will detect your raid.
Crap sry I'm loading up Xp pro this time
     
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Crap sry I'm loading up Xp pro this time
Im doing the same thing here. What i would suggest is that you slipstream them into a windows XP setup using nlite.
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