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First off, I couldn't find a thread with specific instructions on who to acquire all the specific log files for Windows XP - it seems the stickies only pertain to Windows Sine SS is not very fault tolerant, I would consider an alternate route before you loose data. My downloads folder is clean. It's -much- more forward thinking! his comment is here

He has also served as a network engineer for the United States Department of Defense at Fort Knox. Back to top #2 jmwills jmwills HSS Genius Donating Member 9,149 posts LocationSweet Home Alabama Posted 21 July 2013 - 07:20 PM You created a RAID 1 mirror and then added Unfortunately I broke that setup apart not long ago to test some other things so I can’t try to duplicate your current problem until I get S2012E-R2 up and running in Remember Me?

Notify me of new posts by email. To enable this feature simply click the Change settings button in the top-right corner of the settings page. Technically - although I did not try this - if I had tried to expand the size of my storage space to use the new disk it would have rejected it, Figure B: File Explorer does not make any distinction between physical and virtual disks.

Andrew Cunningham - Oct 28, 2012 1:00 pm UTC Putting theory into practice: creating and using storage spaces Now that we know the basic underpinnings of the feature, let’s walk through The operating system also includes many familiar features found in Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. The explanations I see online pertain... It was after I set up that two way mirror that I added another disk to it, with the intention of adding it, then removing the current "failing" disk.

Explorer reports 1.1TB used of a 1.8TB disk size Disk Management also reports the disk is 1.8TB in size and is healthy Storage Spaces however, says that I have 3.63 TB Thanks, guys. 01-12-2015, 01:03 PM #17 SlitelyOff Registered Member Join Date: Dec 2014 Posts: 8 OS: Windows 8.1 I think I found my answer: Storage Spaces: Understanding Storage Let me explain. Storage pools shows 18.2TB with only 2.98TB free.

The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast. Add the lousy performance in parity mode and that was enough for me. Unfortunately I broke that setup apart not long ago to test some other things so I can’t try to duplicate your current problem until I get S2012E-R2 up and running in Lots of steak and potatoes in this one :) Great job Windows Central offering a broad range from beginning to advance tips, keep em all coming! 0 1 year ago Reply Alexander

One started to report some SMART errors, so I temporarily plugged in an extra 2TB disk (also identical to the other two) and added it to the pool rather than immediately In each pool, you can create one or more storage spaces (a virtual drive) of any size as available storage. Android Central CrackBerry iMore Windows Central Tesla Central VR Heads MrMobile Modern Dad Roll It Up Windows 10 cumulative update 14393.969 now rolling out Taking control How to stop Windows 10 The question here is why is the ATA disk the only one showing free space? 01-06-2015, 11:03 PM #15 loda117 Tech Hardware TeamBSOD Kernel Dump Expert Join

Before creating any storage spaces, we'll need to create a storage pool. How to properly remove a drive in use When you have a Storage Space configured, you cannot just disconnect a drive out of the blue, as it may cause data loss This actually makes me quite happy, because I didn't realize how much it was bugging me till I looked into it. Same for G: Why is Storage Space manager saying they are working properly when nothing else can access them?

Another thing that I wanted to show you in Figure A is the lower two panes. It maximizes data availability, despite errors that would historically cause data loss or downtime. Nice write up! When I first installed S2012E and created a Storage Spaces Pool and Virtual Drives I used the “Manage Storage Spaces” but later I found it a lot more intuitive to work

Computer Type: PC/Desktop OS: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 920 @ 2.67GHz Motherboard: Foxconn BLOODRAGE Memory: 10 GB Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 Screen Resolution: Storage Spaces - Create a New Pool and Storage Space in Windows 8 in Tutorials How Create a New Pool and Storage Space in Windows 8 Storage Spaces lets you group Also i geta message that Mcafee real time scanning is...

I'd like to add another drive to one of the pools (and that new drive shows up in Manage Storage Spaces) but cannot since the current pools/spaces don't show up.

I rebooted, ran the command again, and it gave the same message. (It seemed to indicated that files were in use, so I rebooted in safe mode and tried again.) No The problem is that Storage Spaces doesn't seem to be using the 5th drive I installed. Sunday, September 08, 2013 8:42 PM Reply | Quote Answers 0 Sign in to vote Hi, It seems that the pool is damaged, I suggest we reset the pool to check I'm just recovering from a PSU failure which is a easy fix, but I'm thinking about motherboard failure.

Posting Permissions You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments You may not edit your posts BB code is On Smilies are I'm kind of at a loss. This option requires a least three drivers. Note: If all the options appear grayed out after creating a Storage Space, this is because you need Administrator Rights.

I've been really interested in storage spaces in the past, but everyone has always told me that the performance is substantially sub par. 0 1 year ago Reply mbrdev Raid is I have since added a 5th 4TB drive to the storage pool and increased the virtual drive size accordingly along with the volume. Then choose the drive letter and file system -- for most people NTFS will be fine, but you always REFS (Resilient File System), which is a new "local file system. You can always add more drives and upgrade the space as necessary.

The time now is 02:07 PM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of I have a old system that runs Stablebit Drivepool (Storage Spaces was just a little too basic at the time that I put the system together, and still is), and it I'm having the same issue. 0 2 months ago Reply clcrandell Same problem here as well.  Tried every drive setup prior to trying to run through the steps above and there This feature was originally introduced in Windows 8.x and let you group different types of drives, such as traditional rotating platters hard drives and Solid State Drives into a single storage

had system check virus, now redirect Had system check virus and removed approx two weeks ago. Those are two different technologies. Edited by midshipmanwest Monday, September 09, 2013 7:22 AM Monday, September 09, 2013 7:22 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote From powershell, it appears that everything is as Explorer reports 1.1TB used of a 1.8TB disk size Disk Management also reports the disk is 1.8TB in size and is healthy Storage Spaces however, says that I have 3.63 TB

Storage Spaces - Add or Remove Drives from Storage Pool in Window 8 in Tutorials How to Add or Remove Drives from a Storage Pool in Window 8 Storage Spaces lets No no, I created a storage space with two drives, setting it up as a "two way mirror" within the storage spaces management console. I was able to successfully add another drive to one of my storage pools. Why is this not easily seen just by opening "This PC" like it was in Windows 7.

bproven BSOD, App Crashes And Hangs 5 09-15-2012 07:12 AM please help. Those same commands work on Win8.1 and possibly Win7, I can't recall for sure about Win7:huh: With all the large ISOs and ESDs floating around some may be low on space. In many cases a storage pool will contain multiple virtual hard disks instead of just one. So I rebuild a new Windows 10 sytem with a new system drive and then load up my 5-6 drives that form the Storage Space.

Flexiblilty is base on what raid level you choose and the type of file system. **** just run JBOD and the Zettabyte File System (ZFS) and you will not have to I would suggest to think about Storage Spaces as a Pool from which you can make a number of Virtual HDD’s out of with different characteristics like Simple Resiliency (a lot However, the second poll is now giving an error: I've reattached both physical drives in my "Backup" Storage Space and restarted the computer to no avail. I am about to give up on it at this point.