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Hi Folks!

So I'm building a new computer. Everything seems to be working so far. I'm at the point now where I need to format my drives and restore my system image onto the main drive.

My setup:

2 x WD640GB in RAID 0 (already configured; listed as unallocated space)
1 x WD750GB as photo drive
1 x WD1.5TB as general backup

The image is currently on the 750GB drive. I want to restore the image to the RAID 0 drive. How do I do that using Windows 7 Install CD? Or BIOS? Or some other way you may know?

Thanks!

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Boot with the windows 7 dvd..... select language and go through such steps until you find "Repair your computer" and then select a recovery option.
One can also press F8 during bootup process to bring up the advanced boot menu and select "recover computer...". You probably wont use the second step cause you are going to format the target drive. First option is for you.
    
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