Add a new drive to a RAID 1 array? Tags: Hard Drives NAS / RAID HD Storage Last response: June 19, 2007 3:46 PM in Storage Share Decker87 June 18, 2007 3:45:46 AM Hi. I just bought a new HD which I'd like to use with my current HD (which is by itself) in a RAID 1 (mirrored) setup. How can I do this? I don't want to lose any data. More about : add drive raid array CompTIA_Rep a b G Storage June 19, 2007 2:54:23 PM Plug in your new hard drive into the same controller (i.e, IDE/Sata controller 1) then boot your system. You should see something like: "press f8 to enter raid configuration utility" and do that. Once inside, you should see your current raid set listed. Depending on the controller, you should have the option to modify the raid, do this and one option should be to add drive. chowner June 19, 2007 3:46:39 PM If you didn't already have raid setup I think you're sol. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedCan't add a raid array with my SSD Boot Drive Forum SolvedExpand Raid 5 Array - Add another drive to existing array Forum Can you add a SATA drive in an existing SAS Raid-0 array Forum Can you add a SATA drive in an existing SAS Raid-0 array Forum SolvedOne drive in RAID 1 array keeps disappearing Forum Raid 1 array with separate boot drive Forum SolvedSetting Up New RAID-1 Array Forum RAID 1 array vs. dedicated backup drive (title revised) Forum How do I add existing raid 1 drives to new windows 7 Forum Expanding a SSD boot drive + HDD to SSD boot drive + RAID-1 array Forum Add new hard drive and create array Forum SolvedNew Raid 1 array, old HDD not booting Forum Cloning UEFI RAID1 Array Windows 7 GPT Drive? Forum SSD boot drive + RAID-1 array Forum Replacing failed drive in RAID 1 array Forum 2*500GB and 1*1TB drive in Raid 5 array Forum Questions concerning SCSI drive array - mirroring, RAID 1? Forum Buffalo RAID Array 1 - files corrupt when copying to USB drive (Apple Mac) Forum Third independent hard drive with an existing raid 1 array Forum Gigabyte GA -P55M-UD2 MB boot drive with raid 1 array Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !