Moving XP Vista System Folders to Dynamic Volume

By firecraker
Jul 13, 2007
  1. Hello,

    I initially used hardware RAID 0 (fakeraid) to speed up my pc. However, I can't easily use linux due to drivers being closed source, and I feel that, atleast with my raid controller, hardware raid is infact slower than software raid, after doing alot of benchmarking.

    I converted both discs in windows to dynamic, and created stripped volumes. The problem is Windows itself is on the simple system volume, and can't be installed on a stripped dynamic volume.

    So, is there any way I can move, or, how much of the windows system folder and program files folder and documents and settings folder can I move onto the stripped dynamic volume and still have windows boot? How do I configure things so that programs, and any newly installed programs install into the folders on the dynamic volume?

    i heard many accounts of it being possible, but I can't find anything on google.

    Also, how does the process differ using vista?

    lengthy instructions are no problem, actually desirable and greatly appreciated :)
  2. membrane

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