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Windows 7: Installing Raid0 with Win7

08 Jan 2010   #11


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by LieutenantFrost View Post
what negative experience have you had? and why would you not recommend it?
Welcome to Windows 7 Support Forums,
Its hard to give you a definitive answer since your system specs are incomplete.
Using redundant drives for a desktop will pose challenges if you are doing a clean install over a previous OS. If the previous install was not RAID configured BIOS settings will need to be changed, depending on SATA/IDE connections AHCI will need to be enabled. RAID configured drives are best set as 00, 01 02 etc.
If you have the time and the patience and have the pre-existing hardware by all means you will have the additional safety of file backup.
The wonderful thing about Windows 7 is the image backup option which makes it a heck of lot easier to just back the entire drive up to an inexpensive external/internal drive.


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