I have upgraded from XP Pro (SP3) to Windows 7. My 2 SATA hard drives was set-up for RAID. Apparently, Win 7 does not have a driver for my M/Board (D975XBX) to support RAID on it. So, after I have installed Win 7 my second hard drive became completely invisible and unaccessable. Now I want to change/get rid of RAID so I can use my 2nd h/drive again - How do I do that??? Thanks!!!
How have you got the RAID array setup? was it a windows softare based setup or did you use the control+ option on bootup to create the array in the intel manager? was the array RAID 1 or 0?
I had a RAID 1 on a 975XBX running windows XP, when i wanted to try windows 7 i just entered the setup utility on startup and unbuilt the array - hey presto 2 hdd's again. PS DONT do this if you have a Raid 0 - all your data will disappear.
If i remeber, i dont think i needed a driver for the RAID controller - provided you used the intel RAID controller, if you used the marvell raid controller the board also has, I suspect its a whole other question.