troubleshooting Question

confuse about Raid configuration

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I need your assistance with this one I was asked to troubleshoot a booting problem with this computer model  http://www.velocitymicro.com/dualx.php

the problem was that the computers should not boot into windows XP at all I should only get to the Windows splash screen for a minute and then the computer reboot after little while the computer should only boot into a black

I did some troubleshooting and determined that the memory was fine the CPU was okay and also the motherboard

so it came down to the hard drives I noticed that this computer has some type of Raid configuration which I am not too familiar with this computer come with three hard drives a 250 gig hard drive and the other two are 80 gig hard drive I use my hard drive utilities to find if any of those hard drive was damage or corrupt I noticed the middle hard drive was damaged  so I disable this hard drive within the Bios

I then run the system restore CD and I was able to login into Windows without a problem

now I need to replace this hard drive but I have never done any type of Raid configuration I am not even sure what type will raid configuration this computer came with

so my question is as follow what is the proper way to replace this hard drive and retain the Raid configuration

thank you for reading all the way through this question

I appreciate any help
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