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Windows 7: Does Win7 support SOFTWARE RAID-1 (dynamic disk mirror)


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15 Oct 2009   #1
zorxd

Debian
 
 
Does Win7 support SOFTWARE RAID-1 (dynamic disk mirror)

Hi
Does the final RTM Windows 7 support SOFTWARE RAID-1 (dynamic disk mirroring)? I know it supports fake-raid and hardware raid but I want to use software raid because my disks are of different size. I don't want to try it myself since I would have to convert my disks to dynamic.
Windows Vista didn't support it. XP had it disabled but could be hacked. It was enabled in Windows server 2003 (and probably others).

thanks!


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15 Oct 2009   #2
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

yes it does. It wasn't long ago that I used it.
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16 Oct 2009   #3
zorxd

Debian
 
 

thanks

What exact version did you use? Ultimate? Pro? And you are sure that it was the RTM, not RC1 or beta?
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16 Oct 2009   #4
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

it works in RC and RTM Ultimate. I don't know if it works in Pro as I've not used that version.

but my guess is that it will probably work in the Pro version as well.
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16 Oct 2009   #5
zorxd

Debian
 
 

Yes that's also what I think. If not they would have marketed it as a feature of Ultimate.
Thanks very much for your answer, I did look everywhere and didn't find any convincing answer before yours.
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16 Oct 2009   #6
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

Glad to help
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17 Oct 2009   #7
zorxd

Debian
 
 

confirmed working on Pro
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