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FTK Imager is a data preview and imaging tool that lets you quickly assess electronic evidence to determine if further analysis with AccessData® Forensic Toolkit® (FTK™) is warranted. FTK Imager can also create perfect copies (forensic images) of computer data without making changes to the original evidence.
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  name = FTK Imager |
With FTK Imager, you can:
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  maintainer = [[AccessData]] |
 
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   os = {{Windows}} |
·   Preview files and folders on local hard drives, floppy diskettes, Zip disks, CDs, and DVDs.
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   genre = {{Disk imaging}} |
 
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   license = {{Commercial}} |
·   Create forensic images of local hard drives, floppy diskettes, Zip disks, CDs, and DVDs.
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   website = [http://www.accessdata.com/products/imager/ accessdata.com/products/imager/] |
 
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·   Preview the contents of forensic images stored on the local machine or on a network drive.
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·   Export files and folders.
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·  Generate hash reports for regular files and disk images (including files inside disk images).
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The '''Forensic Toolkit Imager''' ('''FTK Imager''') is a commercial forensic [[imaging]] software package distributed by [[AccessData]].
 
   
 
   
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== Notes ==
  
IMPORTANT: When using FTK Imager to create a forensic image of a suspect's hard drive, make sure you are using a hardware-based write blocking device. This ensures that your operating system does not alter the suspect's hard drive when you attach the drive to your computer.
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* '''Important''': when using FTK Imager to create a forensic image of a suspect's [[hard drive]], make sure you are using a hardware-based [[Write blocker|write blocking device]]. This ensures that your [[operating system]] does not alter the suspect's hard drive when you attach the drive to your computer.

Revision as of 12:17, 6 May 2006

FTK Imager
Maintainer: AccessData
OS: Windows
Genre: Disk imaging
License: Commercial
Website: accessdata.com/products/imager/

The Forensic Toolkit Imager (FTK Imager) is a commercial forensic imaging software package distributed by AccessData.

Notes

  • Important: when using FTK Imager to create a forensic image of a suspect's hard drive, make sure you are using a hardware-based write blocking device. This ensures that your operating system does not alter the suspect's hard drive when you attach the drive to your computer.