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Old 10-18-2006, 10:04 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a AW9D Max motherboard and two 160 gb sata drives. I want to raid 0 them together. I do not have a floppy drive. Does windows XP allow me to raid them together by getting the raid information from a flash drive?
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Only XP Pro can do software RAID, if you're on Home you should use the RAID software that comes with your motherboard. Some should come with it.

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The software that comes with the motherboard is on a floppy disk. I've transfered the data onto a flash drive. Usually, when installing windows xp, I hit F6 to install additional drivers. But it usually ask for "A:" which is the floppy drive. Does Windows allow me to use my flash drive to load the drivers instead of the floppy? That's what I ment
I'm debating if I need to go out and buy a floppy drive just for this.
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The software that comes with the motherboard is on a floppy disk. I've transfered the data onto a flash drive. Usually, when installing windows xp, I hit F6 to install additional drivers. But it usually ask for "A:" which is the floppy drive. Does Windows allow me to use my flash drive to load the drivers instead of the floppy? That's what I ment
I'm debating if I need to go out and buy a floppy drive just for this.
you have to do that or buy a raid controller
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The software that comes with the motherboard is on a floppy disk. I've transfered the data onto a flash drive. Usually, when installing windows xp, I hit F6 to install additional drivers. But it usually ask for "A:" which is the floppy drive. Does Windows allow me to use my flash drive to load the drivers instead of the floppy? That's what I ment
I'm debating if I need to go out and buy a floppy drive just for this.
nope..rather than buying a floppy though I would just slip stream those ******* RAID controller drivers right into your XP install CD
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