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ALL devices coming up as RAID and not working

  1. #1

    Posts : 42
    Windows 8 Pro x64

    ALL devices coming up as RAID and not working

    hello friends... okay, interesting problem this time around. I just swapped my computer to a new case and in the process was going to simply re-install everything and start from scratch...

    so i did the following, cleared CMOS to reset bios and booted into UEFI. changed the sata mode to RAID so I can pair my two 500gb drives in raid 0. did that and then booted back into UEFI to set the boot order (dvd / ssd / raid drive)

    well for some reason the description for my drives have changed and for the life of me i can't get them back.

    they USED to say (when everything was working)
    1. UEFI dvd-rom
    2. UEFI - ssd
    3. SATA dvd-rom
    4. SATA - ssd
    5. RAID - Maindrive

    but NOW everything reads as raid even before i have paired anything in raid... they all ready

    1. RAID: SSD
    2. RAID: dvd-rom
    3. RAID: 500gb-1
    4. RAID: 500gb-2

    and nothing is working now.. i've cleared cmos 100 times now to try to get it to work but everytime i change sata mode to RAID the above happens.... it used to work fine, i don't get what happened to my stuff but its pissing me off because even win8 install is BSODing after 2 seconds of starting the install on the SSD

    any help much appreciated!

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  2. #2

    Posts : 42
    Windows 8 Pro x64

    only IDE mode (out of IDE, RAID, AHCI) gets any of the drives to work. I just don't know what would have messed everything up! RAID mode now things EVERY SATA port is a raid device, including my DVD drive which just isn't possible and nothing is working anymore in RAID mode....
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

ALL devices coming up as RAID and not working
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