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I did a migration of my OS from HDD to SSD on Windows 7 using its backup and restore utility. How can I check if the SSD is aligned properly?

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closed as off topic by EEAA, MDMarra, Zoredache, MikeyB, jftuga Oct 22 '12 at 17:20

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If the original drive was partition with Windows 7, and you didn't used any third-part tools, then it is almost certainly aligned properly. But if you want to know, just boot a linux livecd and run fdisk -l -u. If the first partition starts on 2048, then everything is fine, if it starts on 63 something is messed up.

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Windows 6.0+ will not align on anything but 1 MB boundaries by default.

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