I’ve got an old Windows 8. I have the same question 7. There’s no additional information about the failure. How satisfied are you with this response? It’s unclear exactly what kind of problem “failed” means.

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When the system boots, it shows both drives in a “Healthy” status. Should I bother trying to Rebuild Drive using the right click option?

If rebuilding that drive will fix it, that’s ideal. There is a way to use older drivers in win 10 called compatibility mode.

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Yep, I’m definitely going to rebuild the array. How satisfied are you with this reply? I have the same question 7. Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers attempt to trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services. Tell us about your experience with our site.


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Bomber Created on June 1, I wouldn’t read into the rebuild option being on the failed drive as anything. I’ve got an old Windows 8. But I’m confused about why I see a “rebuild” right-click option on the failed drive. Widows it worth troubleshooting cables, power supply connections, etc.

Thanks for marking this as the answer. It’s unclear exactly what kind of problem “failed” means.

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Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. Fairly easy issue as all I needed to do was update the driver from the manufactures website. This thread is locked. The main issue here is that documentation I’ve found online for Adaptec’s tools is scanty at best.


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I have extra SATA drives on this device and although the update advisor scan reports no problems I have had problems with this device when upgrading to Windows 7. Or is this drive dead and I shouldn’t bother– just buy a new one? Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.

To install in compatibility mode do the following: This site in other languages x. If you don’t rebuild the raid array, and the other drive fails, your data is gone. Is it possible that rebuilding that drive will fix the problem?

Adaptec Storage Manager screenshot 1 below shows one drive failed, the other OK. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.