|18 Mar 2010||#1|
| || |
Replace XP with 7 and keep RAID 10 setup
1. Should I just install Windows 7 onto the current XP partition, or format and install?
2. During install, when I have the option to "Load Drivers", should I skip that, load drivers that are intended for floppy disk*, or try to load the drivers that run from an Intel .exe file?
Mobo: Abit IX38 Quad GT, with Intel X38 chipset and Intel ICH9R controller.
CPU: Intel Core2Quad Pro Q6600
*Intel states in their RAID driver notes that it is not necessary to load the floppy-intended drivers with Windows 7, but I want to keep all data on the drives except the OS, and it's not clear whether they are talking about a new setup or a pre-configured RAID setup.
P.S. this is for a friend - up to me and I would ditch RAID!!
|My System Specs|
|Similar help and support threads for2: Replace XP with 7 and keep RAID 10 setup|
|RAID Setup - Alienware - A few setup questions?||Hardware & Devices|
|cleared mbr in raid utility in error. need to replace||Installation & Setup|
|Can't regain raid 1 configuration on HDD 2 & Hdd 3 after HDD 1 replace||Hardware & Devices|
|One SSD + 2 HDD in Raid 0 setup||Hardware & Devices|
|Win 7 raid 0 setup / missing raid controller driver||Drivers|
|need help with raid setup||Hardware & Devices|
|SSD Raid-0 setup||Installation & Setup|
|Our Sites ||Site Links ||About Us ||Find Us |
Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.
© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:30 AM.