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DiskExplorer for FAT file system can accomplish the following tasks:
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DiskExplorer for FAT file systems can accomplish the following tasks:
 
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<li>View and recover even deleted files</li>
 
<li>View and recover even deleted files</li>
 
<li>Create a virtual volume when your boot record is lost or corrupted</li>
 
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<li>conduct your own data recovery by taking advantage of all these features</li>
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<li>Conduct your own data recovery by taking advantage of all these features</li>
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DiskExplorer for NTFS file systems can accomplish the following tasks:
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Navigate through your NTFS drive by jumping to the partition table, boot record, Master file table or the root directory</li>
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Choose between views such as hex, text, index allocation, MFT, boot record, partition table</li>
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Inspect the file entry details, NT attributes etc.</li>
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Search your drive for text, partition tables, boot records, MFT entries, index buffers</li>
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View files</li>
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Save files or whole directories from anywhere on the drive</li>
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Identify the file a certain cluster belongs to</li>
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Create a virtual volume when the boot record is lost or corrupt</li>
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Edit your drive by using the direct read/write mode (not recommended) or the virtual write mode</li>
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Conduct your own data recovery by taking advantage of all these features</li>
 
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Revision as of 13:53, 27 November 2006

DiskExplorer is a forensic tool that can be used by investigators to analyze file systems. The file systems supported by DiskExplorer are:

  • FAT12
  • FAT16
  • FAT32
  • NTFS

DiskExplorer for FAT file systems can accomplish the following tasks:

  • Navigate through your drive by using browser-style back and forth arrows, by going directly to the partition table, boot record, FAT or root directory, by jumping to a certain sector etc.
  • Switch between several views, such as hex, text, directory, FAT, partition table and boot record view
  • Search your drive for text, boot records, partition tables and sub directories
  • Investigate the volume' s boot record by looking at the volume information
  • Edit your drive by using the direct read/write mode (not recommended) or the virtual write mode
  • View and recover even deleted files
  • Create a virtual volume when your boot record is lost or corrupted
  • Conduct your own data recovery by taking advantage of all these features

DiskExplorer for NTFS file systems can accomplish the following tasks:

  • Navigate through your NTFS drive by jumping to the partition table, boot record, Master file table or the root directory
  • Choose between views such as hex, text, index allocation, MFT, boot record, partition table
  • Inspect the file entry details, NT attributes etc.
  • Search your drive for text, partition tables, boot records, MFT entries, index buffers
  • View files
  • Save files or whole directories from anywhere on the drive
  • Identify the file a certain cluster belongs to
  • Create a virtual volume when the boot record is lost or corrupt
  • Edit your drive by using the direct read/write mode (not recommended) or the virtual write mode
  • Conduct your own data recovery by taking advantage of all these features