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post #1 of 9
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Hi all,
yesterday i accidentally reset all the bios parameters on my motherboard (ASUS p5e deluxe with rampage bios 403) and now my computer will not boot from the raid array which i had windows installed on. I went into the bios and put everything back to what it was enabling RAID and checking that my array was still fine. it still will not boot. I went into setup with the vista disk to check that if my array was still fine and indeed it was but when i went into the repair mode of windows setup it wouldn't find my installation of windows. There's the "drivers" button on there so i figured ok maybe it need the raid drivers in order to see my array. i install the drivers for it from the asus site but still it does not work. any ideas what might be going wrong? any help would be appreciated. thanks
post #2 of 9
You need to re-enable the array in the Intel Matrix Manager.

Just hit CTRL+F10 or whatever after POSTing and re-establish the array again.
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post #3 of 9
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it is already reastablished. when it goes past that screen it says my two 500gb drives are in the array and are "healthy" and when i boot to the windows cd and do the repair option and click on the "load drivers" button i can see my array and access all the files on it.
post #4 of 9
What's the error message when you try to boot?
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it just says insert media to boot from and press any key
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it just says insert media to boot from and press any key
Did you look at your Boot order? Sounds like your array isn't selected.
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post #7 of 9
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yeah the array "intel volume 1" is the first in the order to boot from and i even did the select boot device thing (f8) where u can specifically say what to boot from. but this did not work either
post #8 of 9
Make sure your (raided) hard disk is first in boot priority within the bios.
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post #9 of 9
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yeah it is. its the first boot device and the first in the hard disk priority
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