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I have a my book world edition II network storage device. This has recently stopped working. I have tried to install the two 500gb drives in my pc seperately. The "A" drive will not boot up at all, but the "B" drive can be seen in the bios, but not in windows. Any suggestions ?

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The drives are part of a RAID 1 system. If one goes out it puts the other one out of commission. If you want your information back you'll have to have someone take a look at the non-working drive but it's typically pretty expensive and most techs don't know how to fix RAID drives. I do! But I'm in Los Angeles. Anyways if you don't care about the information then you can just format the working 500gb drive and you're back in business...half business that is.

Let me know if you have questions, this is my area of expertise ;)

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