I acquired a second hard drive and wanted to add it and create a RAID 1 array as security against HDD failure but without losing data from the existing drive. I should have posted the menus that are avaiable but was a lil’tired and frustrated last night. Thursday, June 5, 7: Here, your most recent driver Scan Summary, your computer hardware System Information, and Driver Detective News is displayed in an intuitive and easy to understand layout. One of the best reasons to get started with Driver Detective is that unless you’re a computer expert, it can be very easy to confuse both what drivers to install, and how best to install them. Seriously, don’t waste anymore time. I have just looked at the MSI site, in the driver section is allows selection of W8 32bit, and it appears to be the same driver for W8 as W7.

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At first I encountered all of the frustrations that you have detailed here.

Microsoft appears to offer no advice either. I should have posted the menus that are avaiable but was a lil’tired and frustrated last night.

Fast read Slightly degraded write. Now could that have damaged the ROM whatever technical term appliesor can any of you think of another reason why the RAID option is not showing. If anyone can assist me with trying to get CentOS 4. Wednesday, June 4, 2: What makes things even worse is the fact that many times there are some very similar hardwhere device models in the market, and the difference between one model to the other – can be pretty minor.


I am trying to avoid re-installing XP then running the W8 upgrade, then to 8. See the section titled ‘Create Volume Manually’ for additional information. Featuring a simple, intuitive interface, Driver Detective quickly scans your computer for both devices and the drivers that power them.

What seems so silly is that W8 is reading data from the main drive to give me the repair loop, so why has MS made this so stupidly difficult.

The second problem is your mirror. Where do I get them from?

RAID Computer Configuration

Do u think trying this method would be worth it? This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. So changed the key: The first restart is important to make sure the driver is installed properly.

Resources for IT Professionals. Microsoft need to grow up and deal with these sort of issues, which are causing many a waste of hours by many people.

Because the process of manually checking, downloading, and installing all of the device drivers on even a single computer is so incredibly tedious and challenging, even computer technicians rely on the power of Driver Detective for driver maintenance.

Your assertion that this is somehow caused by Windows 8 is incorrect. I found the following really useful resource: Combined capacity of 2 hard drives.

However, in the end, it was quite simple. Upon rechecking the documentation now, I read the text at the top that states, “Not every manufacturing option is available in all marketing channels.


Troubleshooting Serial ATA / RAID Issues

I’m installing it to go production. Fastest read Fastest write. I just stumbled across this thread while trying to solve the same issue. A definitive answer to this would be appreciated, and if so exactly what to f945gtp, or how to check what is already loaded and installed. If it doesn’t see the HDD, it doesn’t have the driver.

Intel Desktop Board D945GTP – motherboard – micro ATX – LGA775 Socket – i945G Series

An alternative that popped into my head is to reflash the BIOS using the iFlash utility, instead of the Express BIOS inside of Windowsalthough this rald proving difficult setting it up with my Vista bit machine, and don’t have a floppy for my bit laptop so. Thanks for your suggestions. This disclaimer is an inseperable part of our full Terms of Use ducument. You likely will not see any sort of dialog box appear at the time you press F6.

Resetting to normal boot it works fine nitel AHCI mode.