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I have a lacie 1TB external hard drive that is actually a RAID 0 system of four 250GB ATA drives. The drive has a lot of data on it, but I am not able to get it working via either USB or Firewire. I am pretty certain that all the data is intact on the drives, so I would like to get it off them. I have taken the drive apart and was planning on buying an external enclosure for these hard drives and getting the data off of them that way. I know that since this is a RAID, my data spans across all 4 drives. I am wondering if there is any way, after I get all the data off all 4 drives, to combine it into some readable format?? Any help is appreciated. Maybe I am not going about this the right way, but I know that there must be some way to get my data off these RAID drives since I am confident that it is only the external enclosure that is broken.


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i don't think that's gonna work....raid can span the drives and still function as one drive because the raid controller is able to create a partition table that spans the drives and controlls the way the data is placed across the drives...i think putting the drives into a different inclosure...either on their own...or maybe even in the same model of enclosure...would destroy the raid array and corrupt the data....you MIGHT need to contact a proffessional data recovery company (not cheap)....i'd suggest y ou get intouch with the manufacturers of the enclosure that's failed and see what they say to do
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