RAID information vanished after DISKPART delete disk
Posted on 2013-06-12
I have a RAID5 with 4 Disks in my Windows Home Server which serves as my primary Storage.
Due to a power outage (of my UPS(!) - go figure ;)) one of my disks is defective and my RAID degraded. I got a replacement Disk from WD, no problem.
The pull the old Disk out, put the new one in but it wouldn't let me repair the RAID.
So I opened the Command shell and started DISKPART.
I selected the defective DISK and wanted to remove it (Delete Disk=1).
Since this wasn't succesful either, I tried the Override switch.
Result: My whole RAID is vanished (no volume, all 4 Disks are 'empty').
Is there a way to easily recover all the RAID information on all the 4 drives?