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- If a hard drive is disconnected, you may be able to recover the volume with these steps; Recovering a RAID 0 Volume Failure Using Intel® Rapid Storage...., this links will help too; Rebuilding Degraded RAID Volume After Failed Drive Is Replaced. If a hard drive fails, you cannot recover the data.
- I do not believe it since it worked before, the issue seems to be related to hardware according to the error message. Did you follow the instructions on the error message? What happened?
- From our you can use this one; Download Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) RAID Driver. You can also use the one provided by your computer manufacturer, you can find it here; https://www.asus.com/Motherboards/SABERTOOTH_Z77/HelpDesk_Download/
- You can reformat your SSD with these steps; http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/how-to/storage/how-format-ssd-3588491/. And, you can check the health of your SSD by using a third party integrity tool.
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