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Windows 7: Reinstall windows what happen with mrirror drive

03 Nov 2012   #1
LeoGekke

win 7 64 bit
 
 
Reinstall windows what happen with mrirror drive

Hi All,

I have windows 7, I have 3 harddisks.
1 I use for my installation of windows
and on 2 harddisks I have my data but those 2 drives I made a mirror in Windows.

What, if I reinstall windows, do I lose the data or does windows split the mirror?
or do I have to save all my data to one disk?

Thanks in advance!


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03 Nov 2012   #2
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

I wouldn't take a chance but would backup data externally before reinstalling to target HD plugged in by itself.

Afterwards when you plug back in the data disks, format them before copying back on the data to the drives individually since unless you are working with huge video or other files there's no reason to risk mirroring the drives.
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03 Nov 2012   #3
LeoGekke

win 7 64 bit
 
 

Ok Thanks, I will make a copy and reinstall windows and I will see if te mirror partition is gone or still available. if not... I have the copy

Thanks!
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