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How to Setup a RAID1 System on my laptop usb3 drive enclosure

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July 28, 2012 10:00:41 PM

I need some help in setting up a Raid1 on my laptop.

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What I hope to achieve
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I just want to backup/mirror everything on first hard disk drive to the second drive.

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What Hardware I have got to do this
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1. 2 x 2TB WD Caviar Green
2. IcyBox USB 3.0 Raid Enclosure IB-RD4320StU3 for 2 x 2TB WD Caviar Green
3. USB 3.0 2 PORT EXPRESS CARD 34 EXPANSION CARD ADAPTER FOR LAPTOP NOTEBOOK
4. Laptop with Core 2 duo running Windows 7 Ultimate

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Problem
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Window 7 is able to pick only one of the 2TB WD Caviar Green hardrive
Any help in setting this up would be much appreciated

Thanks
July 28, 2012 11:37:51 PM

Ok both drives are now showing on Windows 7, just need a walk-thru to configure the raid1 setup. Thanks
July 29, 2012 12:27:36 AM

I have now figure the drives to Raid1 and windows 7 is now showing one drive of 2TB
as SV SAFE USB Device. Is there a way to verify that the setup is successful. Thanks
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