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Old 02-12-2008, 12:58 PM   #1
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Hi, just a few questions about Raid-1 setup.

I was mainly going to use this setup for data backup. Im using windows XP home.

Can I use two unidentical drives for this setup?

When I implement this setup with the second drive automatically copy everything that was on the old hard drive or do I need to do this setup from two formatted drives?

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Old 02-12-2008, 06:31 PM   #2
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If one drive is larger than another, your drive will be the size of the smallest drive.
As far as I am aware you need to set raid up while installing your o/s.
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