Raid?

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  1. failurbydesign

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    Ok, how do i change in my bios from raid to just sata fior my hd? I n oticed there was an option for legacy, but im not sure what that is!

    Thanks:rolleyes:
     
  2. Shamus MacNoob

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    Well if you see RAID enabled then turn that to disabled
     
  3. fitz

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    depending on what raid setup you chose, this may not be an "easy" thing to do. If you have a raid0 array setup and break the array, you will lose the data on both drives.
     
  4. failurbydesign

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    hm..i dont know if in the bios it says raid, i think i have an option for legacy and something else..whats legacy?
     
  5. LordOfLA

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    legacy makes it pretend to be seperate IDE disks so that you don't need drivers or anything.
     
  6. failurbydesign

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    ****, then maybe i dont have raid, how can i tell if i do?
     
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    How many hard drives do you have in the PC?

    How many show up under My Computer?

    If the number is the same then you are not using RAID.

    If there are more in the PC than shown in my computer it is probably RAID.
     
  8. failurbydesign

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    just my one sata hd. thats all
     
  9. fitz

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    you need at least two physical drives to create any type of RAID

    to quote Wikipedia