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WD Harddrive Replacement

by wsporter / May 27, 2007 7:57 AM PDT

I have a WD My Book Pro II 1T external harddrive and one of the 500GB drives has failed. I had it set up under the RAID configuration so I have not lost any data. What I would like to know is can I replace the bad drive with the following WD 500GB harddrive WD5000AAKS? The bad drive has the following on it WD5000KS. They are both SATA drives and it looks like it will work, but I'd like to get some input.

Thanks

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(NT) Isn't it under warranty ?
by VAPCMD / May 27, 2007 3:00 PM PDT
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Either one will work, see the difference here
by retired / May 28, 2007 5:21 AM PDT
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clarification
by linkit / May 28, 2007 7:34 AM PDT

Did you confirm that one of the HD's failed; or is it the case that both hard drives are physically healthy, but the RAID-1 array failed? It's possible that both HD's are healthy, but the array needs to be rebuilt.

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