Was not able to get the 'puter to boot from the RAID drive, re-installing Windows on it said it needed to format everything, so no thanks. The original registry is just plain gone. Looks like maybe 10% of my photos survived, but none of my software. Since it's going to require re-installing everything anyway, I may as well put Vista on there. So before I left for the nails place I started defrag on the RAID array. It needs it. Hope it doesn't take more than all day.