FAQ: Where can I find the VSS SDK?

The VSS SDK content is now part of the Windows SDK, and can be obtained at the link below:   http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=6b6c21d2-2006-4afa-9702-529fa782d63b&displaylang=en


FAQ: How to view partition starting alignment offsets in bytes

  One question that comes up a fair bit is how to view partition starting alignment offsets by the number of bytes. The following WMIC command can be used to view the starting offsets in bytes for disks. Note: Starting with Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2008, disks should automatically be aligned to 1K when…