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Hi. my computer crashed a long time ago and I had to order some recovery disks but before I run them I want to backup the files on the drive but it has something called RAID (both 320GB hard drives only show as one 640GB before it crashed) I want to plug them into my other PC but then it shows (the hard drive has not been formatted Do you want to format now'' and of corse I do not want to do that. I looked around and found this a is a common problem with RAID hard drives so what do I do. what order do i connect the hard drive to the other pc one of the drives had a red dot sticker on it I take it that important? The drive are from a packard bell x8860 link to packard bell page http://support.packardbell.com/uk/item/?m=home&sn=100388100351 Thanks to all who help :)

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    Pedro Jesus May 11, 2010

    You have to connect them, and the motherboard have to support RAID technology, so you can make parity. Once connected to the right motherboard, you have to define in BIOS your RAID disks. Then your SO will identify as only one Hard drive, and you can access your data. Regards

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Well the drives are set to raid 0, if you're seeing 640GB. This implies that data will be stored on the first one till it's full and then move on to the next. If you have less than 320GB of data and you've lost drive 'A', then the chances of retrieving the data are slim. Your only options are then to try some recovery software or head off to a recovery company. Try running a diagnostic software on the drives individually to determine which drive is faulty.

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