as for the RAID it doesn't matter cause the files I want are not on there and no linux installation pieces are there. I jsut stuck it in there so you could get an idea of my system.
One of the first things i tried was kfind but it froze up on me.... not a fun.
i found this site:
seems to be good to me.... how exactly would i go about installing these if I burned them to a cd?
thanks again I really appreciate all the quick responses.
EDIT: It would seem highly logical that Mandrake put NTFS drivers in there latest release.... maybe im just somehow retarded....
Also, theres always an easy possiblility for me to wipe this drive. how would you recommend I go about formatting it in what order with what programs if I did this.....?