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Hard Drives from old raid set up

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June 14, 2009 7:24:28 PM

My moms hard drives had windows go corrupt on her. Dell had 2 160gb HDs in what I think was a Raid 0 set up to make about a 300GB C drive. I figured I'd through them into my computer and see if I could get her info off for her. Hardware manager recognizes that they are plugged in and working with no errors, however they will not show up in my computer. I tried running Linux and it to would not recognize them or let me access the data on them.

Any ideas how I can get the info off these two HDs?

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June 15, 2009 2:47:07 AM

Not only are the drives corrupted but you are trying to use a RAID array that was created using a different RAID controller, good luck.

Your only shot would be to install a new drive into your mothers computer and install windows on it. After that try attaching the drives and hope the controller recognizes the RAID 0 array.
June 17, 2009 1:45:58 AM

thank you for the replies. I am working on the sites you gave me now and hope I can get something figured out.

Much appreciation.

Stu

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