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How do I add a mirror in Windows XP Pro when the first drive is partitioned into 2 drives

Last Modified: 2013-11-30
Hi All,
I am trying to add a mirror to the XP Pro SP3 workstation but it is greyed out.  I have the same drive size the second is unallocated, the only thought is that it has two partitions.  I have also tried formatting the second drive.

Attached is the Computer Management screen.

Thanks in advance.

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Rajith EnchiparambilOffice 365 & Exchange Architect

Is it software RAID?

If so, you first need to create both disks that you want to be in the mirror to Dynamic disk
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/309044 then you can create the Mirror
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Due to limitations in windows XP, mirror is not an option. It is grayed out because with the disk manager you can manage a 2003 server wich can have a mirror. With hardware raid you can create a mirrored volume also on XP.


Thanks for the quick reply

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