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I just picked up 2 500gb drives because I wanted to try RAID 0. I reformated, set up RAID and installed 32bit vista. I had backed up my media from what used to be my main drive, formated it and put my media back onto it in the hopes of just using it for all my media and documens. I wanted to use the raid drives for my OS/Games.

Everything has been going well untill I connect my 3rd drive. When I boot up, the computer seems to skip the RAID checking process and goes straight to booting normally. When I'm at the screen just before windows loads I get the message Bootmgr is missingmay not be exactly right), prest ctrl+alt+del to restart.

If I dissconect the sata connection from the drive, it boots, checks raid and loads windows fine. I can even reconect sata to 3rd drive in windows(I know I probably shouldnt) and it shows up just fine, all media in tact.

Why is it trying to boot from my 3rd drive instead of the raid drives that wnidows is installed on when it is connect?

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Change to one of your 500GB's and try again. If you add a non RAID some mother boards use that one as a primary boot drive.
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