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Windows 2000 Server - Disc turn into DYNAMIC

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Windows 20000 Server, 2 discs 120 GB. Second disc D: is shown, under Computer Management - Disk Management, as DYNAMIC with an exclamation mark, Online (errors) and Healthy (At Risk).

This is my personal Doctor's server that I take care from time to time but there is no reason for that disc to be DYNAMIC but Basic.

The guy is having problem running his medical record software .. can anyone tell me what this means, what could caused the change to DYNAMIC and how to fix it? It is really urgent.

By the way, I got a LOW on registry space pop-up. Increased the Registry Size but I have not re-started the server until I can understand what is going on with the disc.

Many thanks in advanced.
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process Advisor
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Can you take a screen shot and post it to www.ee-stuff.com?  It sounds like the system was setup to use software RAID - which any server should have (RAID - hardware preferably, but software will do).  But it also sounds like something happened to the software RAID and one of the disks has issues, making the other the operable disk but without a functional RAID.

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ieew: thanks for your answer and advice
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Just to be clear - hardware RAID is better, but in an already installed server, software RAID is better than no RAID.
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