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How to make Server 2008 Secondary Plex Bootable

Have a Windows 2008 Server with Software Raid 1, Primary Drive has failed - but Windows boots if selecting Seconday Plex Boot Option.

Removing the Primary drive and No OS Found message when booting.

How can I make the secondary plex bootable on its own - So I can break the mirror and re-establish new. Tried Booting off Windows Server DVD but it doesn't find any C Drive.

Thank you.
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McKnife

8/22/2022 - Mon
rindi

Check in the BIOS whether you can select the remaining disk to be first in the boot order, or move it's cable so it is connected to the port your bad disk was connected to.
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This wont work as there is no boot information on the secondary RAID disk (its Window 2008 Software RAID)
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McKnife

"If you didn't also mirror that partition, then of course you can't boot" - exactly. I would look at that first, then look at the rest if even needed. (Just repeating, it's Rindi's idea :)
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