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Windows 7: New OS drive but cant see old RAID drives

13 Feb 2015   #1
shutteringfocus

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 
New OS drive but cant see old RAID drives

Hello,

I installed a new OS drive and reloaded programs.

I am now unable to access a pair of RAID drives. They show up in BIOS but not in explorer once I login to Windows. How do I get access to these drives?

I still have the old OS drive, didn't format it. I can access if I boot from it.

I'm using Windows 7 on a custom built machine.

Thanks
Zach


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13 Feb 2015   #2
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Have you installed the RAID drivers?
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