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Windows 7: SSD alignment - do i am done it right?

25 Feb 2014   #1
boxcat

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
SSD alignment - do i am done it right?

Hello, recently i bought 256Gb sandisk ssd, i wanted to clone my previous hard drive partition with Windows 7 in it, because i dont want to do any new installations of windows. there is just too much custom settings in system.

Anyway, by reading tutorials over the net and using EaseUS partition master 9.3.0 paid version, i cloned my C partition to my new ssd witch i connected to USB>SATA cable for temporarly use.

Anyway, before copying, i formated SSD with windows 7 and it gave 1024offset. seems all right.
However, after started cloning in safe mode (it took 5 hours), EaseUS reformatted my SSD again and gave wrong offset, starting sector was 63.

After that i googled some method, i corrected alignment with "Minitool partition wizard home edition" free application.

Now here is the results:
http://img849.imageshack.us/img849/3158/vrqy.jpg

is it all looking good now?


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25 Feb 2014   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

In elevated command prompt type..... Diskpart

hit enter

then type...... list disk

hit enter

then type.......select disk x

hit enter

replace x with the disk you want to check

then type........list partition

hit enter

it will show you the offset and it has to be divisible by 4
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25 Feb 2014   #3
boxcat

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

yes it says offset 1024. so i guess im good to go?, i just tough should be some more detailed parameters to check to be sure its all for best performance before replacing hdd with ssd.
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25 Feb 2014   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Nah, if the offset is 1024, you are OK.

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