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Windows 7: New Mobo, pre-exisintg raid 0 drives did work, now says "Initialize"

31 Mar 2015   #1
Davm

Windows 7 Premium 64 bit
 
 
New Mobo, pre-exisintg raid 0 drives did work, now says "Initialize"

Hello,
I had a mobo go bad so I replaced it (Asus P8Z68-V Pro/Gen 3 replaced by Asrock Extreme 4 Z67). All went well at first but my raid drive switched drive letters from E to D. I changed it to E in disk management and all my programs worked fine as did the raid drive. NOTE: Win 7 stayed on my ssd (drive C).

All of a sudden the raid drive was gone today. In device manager it shows both disks as being in good health. In Computer Management it shows as a single drive but it says it has to be initialized. My current bios setting is AHCI. Intel RST does not show Raid drives individually or as a single drive. Maybe I have them connected to the wrong SATA ports? Note: I have two ssd's, drive C with OS, etc and Drive G with games.
I need to get the raid 0 working. I hope I do not need to recover info and can just get it functioning again?

Thank you for the help.




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31 Mar 2015   #2
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Moving a RAID 0 volume implemented in the motherboard to a different motherboard is a chancy thing and often doesn't work. The problem is that there are no standards for this and each manufacturer does things in different and incompatible ways. Even different motherboards from the same manufacturer may not work.

It is always important to have a backup of your files and this is doubly so with RAID 0. All files of any importance need at least one backup copy while those of particular importance should have 2 or more backup copies. Data recovery from a RAID 0 volume can be a challenge even for a data recovery professional.

Hopefully someone can help resolve this problem.
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