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Windows 7: re-activating a deleted Volume

18 Nov 2011   #1
Talos04

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
re-activating a deleted Volume

I have a tower Raid system with 8 2t drives. One of the drives was bad so in Disk manager, I deleted the volume. Now, I'd like to re-add a new drive to replace that one, but Disk manger will not recognize that drive even though I can see it in device manager and I've changed the drive positions in the Raid box. Is there a way to force Disk manger to see a drive again? (same one or different drive?)


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18 Nov 2011   #2
Kaktussoft

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

is is rais 5 or raid 1 or 0? hardware raid or software raid?
Or was the failed disk just a "simple volume"
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18 Nov 2011   #3
Talos04

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

I was simply "stripped" through Disk Manger into on VD. (that was the option in Disk Manger) I haven't gotten to the RAID part yet since I cannot access all the drives.
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