Intel Matrix Storage Manager Quick Guide for Acer Selected Veriton PC V1.1
3. Warnings and reminders
A. Using the Intel
You may use Intel Matrix Storage manager console in Windows for most RAID
functions. However, using the Intel
(accessed by pressing Ctrl-I when starting your computer) is
because it will reformat the hard disk and Acer eRecovery Management's
Restore to Factory Defaults function will NOT be usable anymore.
B. Enabling RAID on your system is a time-intensive process and it is important
that your computer stay on during the whole process, or you will risk data
loss. Disable your screen saver and power-management options such as
auto-shutdown, auto-hibernate and auto-standby. Plug your system into an
AC adapter before attempting to enable RAID on your system.
C. Enabling RAID may change how your hard disk drives are ordered, and Acer
eRecovery Management may not function properly if your system does not have
the needed drive ordering.
D. You cannot use Acer eRecovery Management to revert your system to a non-RAID
configuration after enabling the RAID function.
E. The HDD password feature will not function once the RAID function has been
F. Before enabling RAID on your system, back up important data and applications
using Acer eRecovery Management or another appropriate backup tool.
G. If you plan to enable RAID0 or Matrix RAID on your system, you cannot return
your system to a non-RAID state without reformatting your system.
H. Please refer to section 8 if you wish to install the RAID function by yourself.
Matrix Storage Console in Windows
Matrix Storage Drivers are needed prior enabling the RAID
is highly recommended.
Matrix Storage Manager option ROM