Cannot install Windows on drive with Raid turned on! Help!!!
Okay. A quick recap...
I had my OS installed on my SSD and a second hard drive for programs and data. I purchased three drives to replace the old secondary hd to run in Raid. In order to setup the three drives in RAID, i had to switch from AHCI to RAID in the Bios. When I did this in the Bios, the SSD would no longer boot Windows.
It was recommended that I assign the SSD as RAID Ready (which obviously deletes all the data on the SSD) and reinstall Windows. However, now when I load from the Windows disk it cannot find ANY hard drive to install anywhere! Thus, I am completely dead in the water.
The windows install suggests I install drivers. However, I did not have to do this last time I installed windows and I have no idea what I should be installing.
Please HELP! I'm clearly new at this, and now I think I might have really messed something up.
Thanks if you can help.
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as soon you enable RAID you will need to load the chipset/Raid drivers during the installation of the OS
I installed the RAID drivers but that's all. With the SSD set as either Raid Ready or unassigned Windows still says it cannot install to any disk. Are there other drivers I need? Should the SSD be set to single disc or RAId Ready?