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Hi, just bought a second HDD and now think i should go RAID 0 for more speed
But haven't got the first clue what to do
Can any one point me in the right direction please
Thanks, Rep+s as allways
Gary
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put the second hd in the computer and hook it up of course. then go to the bios and change the sata setting to raid. then reboot. there will be a new menue for setting up your raid array. hit the correct buttons to get into it. set up the array. reboot with windows cd in.

but frist what os will you be using?
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Will i have to re-install windows?
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You'll need to reformat to properly set up RAID-0
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Thanks Lads, i'll get on it ;-)
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yep, and put in raid drivers before you choose where to install windows.
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Quote:
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Will i have to re-install windows?
yes
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You'll need to reformat to properly set up RAID-0
that is why.

you might want to have the raid drivers on a cd/usb/floppy drive incase you need them. 50/50 chance you might. better to be safe then sorry. being prepaired is always the best option.
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yep, and put in raid drivers before you choose where to install windows.
And are they are on the disks that came with the board
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if ur motherboard has a raid controller then yes the drivers should be on the disc, or maybe a seperate ...floppy :|
not sure how raid setup works but, u can load the raid drivers off a flash drive or cd when installing vista in the partition window. so u dont have to slipstream them.
    
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And are they are on the disks that came with the board
yes, there is a good chance you might have to set up a raid driver disk.
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