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Windows 7: Is it possible to remove raid on a live system?

18 Aug 2009   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
Is it possible to remove raid on a live system?

Hi all,

Is it possible in Windows 7 to turn a raid set back into a single disc without having to save an image, reformat and restore the image?

I have two drives, 10K Velociraptors, and am running them in raid 0.

I'd like to try and install a FreeBSD system on the other drive.

I'm going to play with the two, before I settle on whether a dual boot is what I want or just go wholehog down the 7 road when my retail boxes arrive.

I know that you can dinamically stretch a partition in 7 and vista, but can you un-raid a raid?

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18 Aug 2009   #2

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

No you cannot un-raid a Raid 0 setup. Well not in a way that is safe.
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