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Windows 7: Anyway to integrate RAID Drivers into an install?

13 Jun 2009   #11

XP / Windows 7 Pro RTM

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jimbo45 View Post
For XP it's simple -- slipstream the drivers into XP SP3.
He's running XP. He was asking how to do it with Windows 7.

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13 Jun 2009   #12

Windows 7 x64 Pro

As I also found out the W7 install allows you to browse for drivers just in case it is unable to find what it needs to get the install job done. I put my drivers for the nvidia raid and motherboard on to a usb flash drive and just pointed the installer to them during the installation process and it all went smooth.
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05 Jul 2009   #13

windows 7
7 won't recognize raid 0 drives as one volume

I just finished my build and have attempted to install 7. I set up the RAID array in the bios, it says that it's fine. When I get to the screen where you choose which disk to install the OS to it shows both 150g disks independently instead of a 300g volume. Anybody got a clue
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05 Jul 2009   #14

Windows 7 RC (x64)

Pop your raid drivers onto some external media (flash drive etc.) point windows to them and it will install fine.
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05 Jul 2009   #15

windows 7

thanks that worked immediately. you're awesome.
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05 Jul 2009   #16

Windows 7 RC (x64)

You're welcome
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 Anyway to integrate RAID Drivers into an install?

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