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Fantom Drives Data Dock II with two 1TB HD's in Raid 1 Mirror mode, external, usb to our SBS 2008. I have been using this for our Windows Backup.  A few days ago I tried to swap one hard drive and since doing that, the amber light stays on solid, but the drive seems to not be doing the mirror thing.  What should I do?

I tried putting the other hard drive back in, but the amber light blinks.  Also odd, the drive shows up as "H" instead of "F", when I have the orignal set of HD's in it.

If I put the new drive in, the drive doesn't show up at all and amber light is solid, meaning (I think) it is in the mode to set the new hard drive to mirror the other, but, it never finishes...been this was for several days now.

The whole reason I was using this external device was so that I could pull/replace one HD and store offsite.  What do I need to do differently, in the future, once we get it working properly again?
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