troubleshooting Question

Corrupted windows 7 machine

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My machine does not boot.  It has Windows 7 Home SP1 x64 on a ASUS P5N-E SLI motherboard running a RAID 1 mirror from the BIOS.  The RAID is nvidia (I think)
When you boot the machine it hangs in the "detecting array" part of the POST forever.

I removed the drives from the machine and attached them as USB drives to another machine to remove files.  The drive is recognized but says its not initialized.  When i try to initialize it, it gives me an "incorrect function" error for 1 of the drives and a "the drive is not ready" error for the other.

How can i read this drive to remove the files, or better yet fix them so i don't have to reinstall windows?

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