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#1 wayne2oo8

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Posted 18 November 2017 - 03:51 PM

Hello, I have (3) 2TB drives ran in RAID 5 that seems to have this disappeared in windows 7 this morning. I believe the RAID is controlled through my motherboard (ASUS Crosshair V Formula Z), using AMD RaidXpert utility. This utility shows all physical drives status as 'functional', S.M.A.R.T. Status 'Healthy' and the logical drive status as 'functional' with all 3 physical drives assigned to it. RaidXpert event log shows no recent logs (last one 20 days ago). Windows disk manager shows the array as unallocated, not initialized.

No windows updates have been installed, only thing that was changed was new version of mozilla firefox installed yesterday (which I used the array after installation anyways). I have done a system restore to last week to no avail. Is there any way to get windows to see the array again without losing data? See attached images

https://ibb.co/jZvNa6 Disk Manager
https://ibb.co/d7Mvv6 Logical Drive View
https://ibb.co/giDm2m Physical Drive View
https://ibb.co/ewyav6 First Drive
https://ibb.co/ep1vv6 Second Drive
https://ibb.co/eyM62m Third Drive


Edited by hamluis, 18 November 2017 - 04:31 PM.
Moved from Win 7 to Disk Management - Hamluis.


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#2 RolandJS

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Posted 18 November 2017 - 09:04 PM

You might want to get a 2nd opinion over in community.spiceworks.com forum -- data recovery, I think.  If you do, ensure BC and over there realize you're simply wanting to get a 2nd opinion  :)


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