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I am trying to mirror my system drive to a another drive so that I can have some type of fault tolerance as this machine will be across the country and I need for it to run as seemlessly as possible. The option to "add Mirror" is grey'd out in Disk Administrator. Is this option available in Windows XP? If not, what other options do you suggest?

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This option is only available in XP Professional and isn't available in XP Home.
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I'm guessing this is on the windows 2003 server?

First, have you converted your disks to dynamic disks? If so, is there enough unallocated space on a second dynamic disk?
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I guess I should have been more specific. The OS is XP PRO. Not sure y the option is grey'd out. The 2 HD's are on different IDE channels. The system partition is the C drive and I want to take the other drive and mirror it. It will not be doing any great writing or reading so that is not a concern. I just want a fault tolerance solution for my PC in California. My only other option is to make a bootable DVD and throw an image of the system on it. At least this will give me a disaster recovery option. Any other Idea's?
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First, have you converted your disks to dynamic disks? If so, is there enough unallocated space on a second dynamic disk?





(for that matter, why are you listing windows 2k3 server in your profile)
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