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how to save storage pool when uppgrading to full from trial RRS feed

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  • hi i got my 120-days trial discs today so i can test use whs but now im wondering since i will have the whole storage pool except for the os drive attached to a pci controllercard (no raid) will i have to format all the drives so i lose everything that i saved when uppgraiding to the retail/oem version or will whs se this storage pool as it was before the server reinstall
    Tuesday, November 18, 2008 5:27 PM

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  • You should be able to use a special installation mode called "server reinstallation" if/when you decide to install the fully licensed software. This mode will allow you to preserve the data in your shares, and your home computer backups.

    If your PCI card requires drivers, you'll need to supply them during setup.

    You might want to look over the documentation area on Microsoft's WHS web site.

    I'm not on the WHS team, I just post a lot. :)
    Tuesday, November 18, 2008 5:47 PM
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