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Old 07-17-2008, 05:56 PM   #1
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So I have a friend who needs me to setup a new computer for him, only he wants something I haven't done before: Raid. He wants there to be two hard drives, one mirroring the other, a backup.

Not really sure how to go about doing that.
Thanks in advance.
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Old 07-17-2008, 08:37 PM   #2
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So you want RAID 1. First of all, you have to see if the motherboard supports RAID 1 or not. If it doesn't, you need to buy a PCI card that supports RAID, such as this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16816132012

Assuming you're installing XP, you also need a floppy drive.

These articles should tell you everything about the setup:
http://www.pcworld.com/article/13287...n_your_pc.html
http://lifehacker.com/352472/set-up-...ckup-with-raid
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So I have a friend who needs me to setup a new computer for him, only he wants something I haven't done before: Raid. He wants there to be two hard drives, one mirroring the other, a backup.

Not really sure how to go about doing that.
Thanks in advance.
Hopefully this thread will help.
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