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Can you create a raid 0 with windows 7 premium?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hello everyone.

 

As the title says I am wondering if you can create a raid 0 with windows 7 premium. There isn't any particular reason for creating a raid 0 this is just simply for learning purposes. I've looked at how it is done on Youtube and it seems straight forward. Although for some odd reason when I try to click create stripped volume it is completely greyed out. So when I try clicking on it nothing happens, which leads to wonder if windows 7 premium has software support for raid 0. Also I do have two hard drives installed on the computer one being unallocated and the other one being my primary partition. 

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Adding drives to any type of array will require the drive be reformatted. 


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12 hours ago, jake9000 said:

Adding drives to any type of array will require the drive be reformatted. 

Yes.

 

To do what you want, add two extra harddisks to your PC (or do it in a VM) and RAID them in disk manager. That way, you don't lose important data on existing drives.


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