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Windows 7: Mirror HD in Disk Management


08 Mar 2009   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Mirror HD in Disk Management

I was resizing some partitions in windows seven when I discovered the mirroring feature. So have two exact same size drives I added a mirror to the c drive. Once completed it mentioned something about manually making changes to the boot loader using bcdedit. I just glanced at it because at the same time someone instant message me and somehow i made the message disappear.

Now the drives are mirrored and can be sync'd. But the mirror has a yellow triangle on it. I can't seem to see what that triangle means anywhere. Here is a picture.



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27 Oct 2009   #2

Windows 7/XP & OSX 10.5.6
 
 
Yellow Triangle

That little triangle is letting you know that their is a fault in the mirror process. The fault in your case is that it is still syncing up, since the mirror is new. So nothing to worry about.
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02 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 Premium
 
 

HI Guys
I have windows 7 Premium, and looking to create a disk mirror, but the only options i get are for spanning and striping, do i need to have one of the other versions of windows 7 ???? to create a mirror set.
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03 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 7/XP & OSX 10.5.6
 
 
RE: Spanning or Striping

Do you already have the hard disk setup in a raid configuration on your motherboard? If so Windows probably doesn't allow a mirror configuration because the disk need to be on two separate channels for a mirror to work.

What is your current configuration and version of Windows 7?
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04 Nov 2009   #5

Windows 7 Premium
 
 

Hi, no i dont have raid set up on the MB, and my Windows version is 6.1.7600 build 6700.
I have 2 x 500GbSATA HDD the first has the sys/boot partition and my d: drive, the second is unformatted i wanted t use it as the morror of the first.

Gabriel
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