How do I fix my Win 7 disk that won't boot?

I cloned the raided boot disk on my Windows 7 machine with Acronis a month ago.  I  went to redo the clone backup today, had a problem, and shut the machine down.  Unfortunately I didn't turn off the cloned disk before I shut down.  Now Windows can't boot from my original disk  .In fact, the Windows 7 system on the raid, does not appear in the Windows repair window.  Apparently something was written to my raid disk when I shut down.

I've booted from the cloned disk and looked at the original disk.  The partition is there, it knows it's a raided volume, and the files seem to be there.  I've done a chkdsk on the original disk--no problems found. So my original disk is OK--I just need to fix whatever is keeping it from booting.   How do I do this?

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Try copy your raid drivers to usb, disconnecting your cloned volume,  boot to repair windows from the windows 7 disk, then when you get to the 'listed disks' window, click add drivers and look for the raid drivers from your usb stick. Hopefully tou have the right drivers available for your system (it's the RAID controller driver you need to put on the root of your usb). The riad disk should then be visible and you can repair the starup sequence. I'd disconnect any other HDD's you don't need also, and make sure your regular boot disk is listed in the bios as the boot volume too. Don't forget this step when you've done the repair, as windows often looks to boot from the wrong drive/array.
anAppBuilderAuthor Commented:
Thank you dailypcguy.

In what directory would I find those drivers to copy them?

noxchoGlobal Support CoordinatorCommented:
While you boot from cloned disk and look system volume on RAID - is it set active? If you have 100MB partition there make sure it is set active (via Windows Disk Management) and set it active if it is not.
Then try to boot from RAID.

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if the system can see the raid array boot it from a windows setup cd and when it finds windows is already there it will offere you chance to repair the windows installation  
Try looking for drivers for the RAID controller on your motherboard CD. What type of RAID array are you using BTW?
anAppBuilderAuthor Commented:
I found the drivers, but there was a different problem.   I had a third drive on the machine, and apparently it was trying to boot from that.  When I disconnected that drive, it "saw" the raid and I was able to do a repair.  Thank you all for the driver info.  That was a likely problem and I hope it helps the next guy.
Ah, not suprising. Next time I will say: 'disconnect all other HDD's' as often the case that windows tries to boot from the wrong drive....
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