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Moving Win7 install from RAID 0 to 1

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November 16, 2013 6:52:22 AM

I have Win 7 x64 and a lot of apps installed on a stripe set of two 1-TB SATA HDDs, maintained by the Marvell drivers on a MSI 7666 mobo. I'd like to reconfigure them as a RAID 1 mirror set without a complete reinstall. I have other drives available for a system image and/or an Acronis transfer to another single drive, then back to the new RAID 1 set. Is Win likely to choke when it wakes up in the new setup?
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November 16, 2013 7:04:53 AM

Hi
What i`ll do in you place :
- i`ll make FULL image with Acronis 2012 Boot CD
- f.e. this will go to 3-d HDD to be stored
- then you break the RAID
- create new RAID 1
- Recover the image back with the Acronis
- done
There you go :) 
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November 16, 2013 9:36:58 AM

Thanks, Nikolay. I figured the RAID info down in firmware would be invisible (or at least irrelevant) to Windows, but wanted to make sure.
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November 16, 2013 11:17:50 AM

MD-PA said:
Thanks, Nikolay. I figured the RAID info down in firmware would be invisible (or at least irrelevant) to Windows, but wanted to make sure.


In some cases yes - the Acronis CAN`T see the drives in RAID
But when you boot in the Acronis you will find can you or not backup ....
Just make sure you use Acronis 2012 or above ...
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