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Windows 8 RAID Install - can't see hard disk

  1. #1

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    Windows 8.1

    Windows 8 RAID Install - can't see hard disk


    I am trying to install windows 8 with my bios set to RAID mode however the hard drives are not showing when going through the installation options.

    From googling it seems that I need to load the hard drive or raid drivers during the installation but how ?

    is there a exe that needs to run or is there a specific driver file that I need to browse to before rescanning for hard drives again ?

    My name is the HP Elitebook 840 G1.



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  2. #2

    Perth, Western Australia
    Posts : 69
    7 Pro & 8.1 Pro & 8.1 Pro

    Yes, you have to load RAID with the OS. Then you have to create the RAID sets from 2 or more drives. I THINK you can load IRST RAID program AFTER the OS is loaded but that isn't the way I did it so have no experience of that route.
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