Since the second drive is for security, I can still use it for that purpose by backing up to it on a daily basis. I think the loss of speed you refer to comes from writes to disks are redundant, being done twice. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy , Privacy Policy , and our Terms of Service. No, create an account now. It can be used as raid or ide, you cannot use both like you can with a real raid card. May 28, Messages: That said, I must admit that I still have problems.

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Any help would be appreciated Make sure you load the correct one. But if you don’t define an array, windows won’t find any disks to install on.

Asus K8V User Manual: Raid 1 For Data Protection

As an example I have three drives connected to a highpoint card. If so, I’m mad I will let you know what they say when i8v say it, and more to the point if it works!!

First off, you will have to set up the RAID 0 which the motherboards support before you try to install Windows Sign up using Email and Password. My partitions and the files in the other partitions are all gone, however. Add your comment to this article You need to be a member to leave a comment.


The process got a Successful notation. It will take forever. Sign up using Facebook. Win2k installed part of the files on the C: This trundles through OK and then asks for the floppy.

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Hope this information, though lengthy, is adequate for you to understand the problem. I have never been a fan of onboard raid. Your name or email address: Faid there are two promise drivers depending on whether you are using raid or ide. I thought the whole point was to allow for maximum parallelism.

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Having got this driver would it be an idea to load it up here? I doubt that you NEED to connect a sata drive to the controller in order to create an ide raid array. I am getting various blue screen error messages.


This site is completely free — paid for by advertisers and donations. Triple6 Aug 21, Neither the Promise or VIA controllers were able to successfully work.

Oh dear who’s a silly old fool! The asjs array appears as Drive C. My computer worked perfectly well with a single WDMB hard drive.

Nothing they have advised has helped. All other files would load, but always got the error.

There is no mention of RAID 0. Join overother people just like you! Do TechSpot want a copy loaded up in the drivers section, and if so how? I think the loss of speed you refer to comes from writes to disks are redundant, being done twice. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.