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Windows 7: sata drivers for win7

06 Jun 2010   #31
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07 Jun 2010   #32
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Nismosis View Post
the only one not installing is the raid controller
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um ok...i did some screwing around and got something i wanted but i so hope that what im seeing is wrong

in the pic you will see my disc manager and a 465gb hdd that says it unallocated....

now even though i wanted it to show up....if im seeing what i think im seeing then its empty.

this hdd was not empty...it had about 420gb worth of work crap on it that i can not lose..

so someone please tell me that some thing is just not turned on or something
I still can't understand why you would use a RAID configuration for a single drive, but since you seem to finally have the drivers in place...

When a RAID array is set up, normally the first thing the controller does is to initialize the drive to prepare it for RAID operation. At the very least, it usually repartitions the drive so that you can then manually format it in its RAID configuration.

The bottom line is that you may not be able to recover your data. I really hope that you can, but...
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