+ 0 Votes Wipe the HDD's if they ever had anything on them OH Smeg 4 years ago And then supposing that this unit supports RAID 5 Setup insert the Windows Server Disc into the Optical Drive, set the BIOS to boot from the Optical Drive before it boots from any other device and then exit the BIOS saving changes as you go.When the first blue screen appears press and Hold down the F6 Key till you are prompted to insert the RAID Driver, and then follow the prompts as to where to insert the RAID Driver and how to format and install the OS from that point on. You need the RAID Driver copied to the Root of the Media that you use here and not have it in a Folder of whatever media you need to insert to load the RAID Driver. Col + 0 Votes Well you use the HP RAID controller utility CG IT 4 years ago or the HP smart array disc utilities that came with the server. They will actually configure the RAID array type and then install the operating system. + 0 Votes Useful Info alsolaih 4 years ago Many thanks for help,Could you explain Raid 5 technology and how it works, and if there is any pic explained the Raid 5 configurations. + 0 Votes This is probably the easiest explanation OH Smeg 4 years ago http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAID#RAID_5 + 0 Votes Going to read about it and understand the configuration alsolaih 4 years ago Thank you for help.i need to read more about that and how to start configuring my server to use it step by step.but i think our company is going to make the company that we will take the server from, to configure it and make it ready.Regards + 0 Votes Useful Info alsolaih 4 years ago Many thanks for help,Could you explain Raid 5 technology and how it works, and if there is any pic explained the Raid 5 configurations.