1.    23 Feb 2017 #1
    Join Date : Jan 2017
    Posts : 17
    Windows 10

    Raided hard drive unallocated


    Hello ten forums does anyboby here can me how to fix my raided 2 hard drive without losing any data..

    i encounter this. when i open my mycomputer i cannot read my hard drive and my raided drive in device manager was this. look at the picture

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    Anybody here can help me how can i fix this without losing any data.. Please help me. the files inside of my drive are very important. Thanks in advance and godbless.
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  2.    23 Feb 2017 #2

    Hi there

    What RAID -- 0 /1/10/5 etc

    no picture either

    Are the HDD's on an external box ---if so connected to machine via USB or e-sata.

    You need to provide more info to get help --you just don't call up a garage and say "My car is broken".

    Note also for future reference -- ALWAYS TAKE BACKUPS - this is mentioned Ad Nauseam on these forums and still people don't do it.

    Imagine if your Bank didn't have backups and you wanted to get money out -- I leave the rest to your imagination. !!!!!

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  3.    23 Feb 2017 #3
    Join Date : Jun 2016
    Los Angeles
    Posts : 1,043
    Windows 10 Pro

    Also, what type of RAID controller are you using? Is it a Hardware RAID or Software?
    If a Hardware RAID controller, you will get a message at bootup to enter the RAID control panel, by pressing a key combo like CTRL+S. In this control panel, you can view the RAID array, it will tell you if one of the volumes has failed. Then depending on what type of RAID you have, (ie) RAID 1 or 5 you can replace the failed volume with a new drive and in this control panel choose to Rebuild the Array and you will not loose any data. You should still have backups though. RAID 10 would require at least 3 drives of which you don't have. If you have RAID 0 Striped set, there is no redundancy and all data will be lost if one drive fails.
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