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'''Network forensics''' is the process of capturing information that moves over a [[network]] and trying to make sense of it in some kind of forensics capacity. A [[network forensics appliance]] is a device that automates this process.
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Initially Windows 8 had a workstation and server edition. The server edition became Windows Server 2012.
  
There are both open source and proprietary network forensics systems available.
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== New Features ==
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The following new features were introduced in Windows 8:
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* [[Windows Shadow Volumes | File History]]
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* [[Windows Storage Spaces | Storage Spaces]]
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* [[Search Charm History]]
  
== Overview ==
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== File System ==  
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The file system used by Windows 8 is primarily [[NTFS]].
  
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The [[Resilient File System (ReFS)]] was initially available in the Windows 8 server edition but became part of Windows 2012 server edition.
  
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== Jump Lists ==
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[[Jump Lists]] are Task Bar artifacts that were first introduced on Windows 7 and are also available on Windows 8.
  
  Please keep these in alphabetical order.
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== Prefetch ==
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The prefetch hash function is similar to [[Windows 2008]].
  
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== Registry ==
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The [[Windows_Registry|Windows Registry]] remains a core component of the Windows operating system.
  
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== See Also ==
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* [[Windows]]
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* [[Windows Vista]]
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* [[Windows 7]]
  
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== External Links ==
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Features_new_to_Windows_8 Features new to Windows 8], Wikipedia
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* [http://computerforensics.champlain.edu/blog/windows-8-forensics Windows 8 Forensics - part 1]
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* [http://computerforensics.champlain.edu/blog/windows-8-forensics-part-2 Windows 8 Forensics - part 2]
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* [http://computerforensics.champlain.edu/blog/windows-8-forensics-part-3 Windows 8 Forensics - part 3]
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* [http://propellerheadforensics.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/thomson_windows-8-forensic-guide2.pdf Windows 8 Forensic Guide], by [[Amanda Thomson|Amanda C. F. Thomson]], 2012
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* [http://forensicfocus.com/Forums/viewtopic/t=9604/ Forensic Focus: Windows 8 Forensics - A First Look], [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhCooEz9FQs&feature=youtu.be Presentation], [http://www.forensicfocus.com/downloads/windows-8-forensics-josh-brunty.pdf Slides], by [[Josh Brunty]], August 2012
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* [http://dfstream.blogspot.ch/2013/03/windows-8-tracking-opened-photos.html Windows 8: Tracking Opened Photos], by [[Jason Hale]], March 8, 2013
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* [http://dfstream.blogspot.com/2013/09/windows-8-and-81-search-charm-history.html indows 8 and 8.1: Search Charm History], by [[Jason Hale]], September 9, 2013
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| [[Argus]]
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| [[Open Source]]
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| Command Line, GUI via [http://www.datenspionage.de/arguseye/ ArgusEye]
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| Mac OS X, Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, AIX, IRIX, Windows (under Cygwin) and OpenWrt
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| L2 addresses, tunnel identifiers (MPLS, GRE, ESP, etc...), protocol ids, SAP's, hop-count, options, L4 transport identification (RTP, RTCP detection), host flow control indication; netflow
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| [[Chaosreader]]
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| [[Open Source]]
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| Command Line, GUI
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| Solaris, RedHat, Windows
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| FTP files, HTTP transfers (HTML, GIF, JPEG, ...), SMTP emails, ... from the captured data inside network traffic logs
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| [[DataEcho]]
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| [[Open Source]]
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| GUI
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| Windows
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| www, http
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| [[Junkie]]
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| [[Open Source]]
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| GUI
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| [[kisMAC]]
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| [[Open Source]]
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| GUI
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| Mac OS X, Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, AIX, IRIX, Windows (under Cygwin) and OpenWrt
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| L2 addresses, tunnel identifiers (MPLS, GRE, ESP, etc...), protocol ids, SAP's, hop-count, options, L4 transport identification (RTP, RTCP detection), host flow control indication; netflow
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| [[kismet]]
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| [[Open Source]]
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| Command Line /GUI via [http://www.datenspionage.de/arguseye/ ArgusEye]
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| Mac OS X
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| [[n2disk]]
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| [[Open Source]]
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| Command Line, GUI
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| Ubuntu, CentOS
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| [[net-sniff-ng]]
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| [[Open Source]]
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| [[netfse]]
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| [[Open Source]]
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| GUI
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| TCP/IP, UDP
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| [[netsleuth]]
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| [[Open Source]]
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| Command Line, GUI
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| Windows, [[Backtrack]]
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| Apple MDNS / Bonjour, SMB / CIFS / NetBios, DHCP (using the www.fingerbank.org resource), SSDP (as used in Microsoft Zero Config)
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| [[NetworkMiner]]
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| [[Open Source]]
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| Windows GUI, Commandline
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| Linux / Mac OS X / FreeBSD, Windows
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| http, smb, ftp, tfpt, ssl , tls, tor
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| [[ntop]]
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| [[Open Source]]
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| Command Line, GUI
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| Unix (including Linux, *BSD, Solaris, and MacOSX), linux, windows
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| DPI via OpenDPI Library; FTP POP SMTP IMAP DNS IPP HTTP MDNS NTP NFS SSDP BGP SNMP XDMCP SMB SYSLOG DHCP PostgreSQL MySQL TDS DirectDownloadLink I23V5 AppleJuice DirectConnect Socrates WinMX MANOLITO PANDO Filetopia iMESH Kontiki OpenFT Kazaa/Fasttrack Gnutella eDonkey Bittorrent (Extended) OFF AVI Flash OGG MPEG QuickTime RealMedia Windowsmedia MMS XBOX QQ MOVE RTSP Feidian Icecast PPLive PPStream Zattoo SHOUTCast SopCast TVAnts TVUplayer VeohTV QQLive Thunder/Webthunder Soulseek GaduGadu IRC Popo Jabber MSN Oscar Yahoo Battlefield Quake Second Life Steam Halflife2 World of Warcraft Telnet STUN IPSEC GRE ICMP IGMP EGP SCTP OSPF IP in IP RTP RDP VNC PCAnywhere SSL SSH USENET MGCP IAX TFTP
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| [[OSSEC]]
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| [[Open Source]]
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| Command Line, GUI
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| Windows 7, XP, 2000 and Vista Windows Server 2003 and 2008 VMWare ESX 3.0,3.5 (including CIS checks) FreeBSD (all versions) OpenBSD (all versions) NetBSD (all versions) Solaris 2.7, 2.8, 2.9 and 10 AIX 5.3 and 6.1 HP-UX 10, 11, 11i MacOSX 10 remote syslog: Cisco PIX, ASA and FWSM (all versions) Cisco IOS routers (all versions) Juniper Netscreen (all versions) SonicWall firewall (all versions) Checkpoint firewall (all versions) Cisco IOS IDS/IPS module (all versions) Sourcefire (Snort) IDS/IPS (all versions) Dragon NIDS (all versions) Checkpoint Smart Defense (all versions) McAfee VirusScan Enterprise (v8 and v8.5) Bluecoat proxy (all versions) Cisco VPN concentrators (all versions) Database monitoring is available for the following systems: MySQL (all versions) PostgreSQL (all versions) Oracle, MSSQL (to be available soon)"
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| [[Snort]]
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| [[Open Source]]
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| Command Line, GUI
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| [[Wireshark]]
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| Command Line, GUI
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| IPsec, ISAKMP, Kerberos, SNMPv3, SSL/TLS, WEP, and WPA/WPA2; Wireshark can decrypt IEEE 802.11 WLAN data with user specified encryption keys, and others
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| [[xplico]]
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| ARP Radiotap Ethernet PPP VLAN L2TP IPv4 IPv6 TCP UDP DNS HTTP SMTP POP IMAP SIP MGCP H323 RTP RTCP SDP FB chat FTP IPP CHDLC PJL NNTP MSN IRC YAHOO GTALK EMULE SSL/TLS IPsec 802.11 LLC MMSE Linux cooked TFTP SNOOP PPPoE Telnet WebMail Paltalk Exp. Paltalk NetBIOS SMB PPI syslog G711ulaw, G711alaw, G722, G729, G723, G726 and RTAudio (x-msrta: Real Time Audio).
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== Open Source Network Forensics ==
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[[Category:Operating systems]]
* [[Argus]]
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* [[Chaosreader]] is a session reconstruction tool (supports both live or captured network traffic)
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* [[DataEcho]]
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* [[KisMAC]] is a free, open source wireless stumbling and security tool for Mac OS X. [http://kismac-ng.org]
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* [[Kismet]]
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* [[NetFSE]] is a web-based search and analysis application for high-volume network data [http://www.netfse.org available at NetFSE.org]
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* [http://www.netgrab.co.uk NetSleuth] is a live and retrospective network analysis and triage tool.
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* [[ntop]]
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* [[NetworkMiner]] is [http://sourceforge.net/apps/mediawiki/networkminer/index.php?title=NetworkMiner an open source Network Forensics Tool available at SourceForge]
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* [[OSSEC]]
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* [[Snort]]
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* [[Wireshark]]
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* [[Xplico]] is an Internet/IP Traffic Decoder (NFAT). Protocols supported: [http://www.xplico.org/status.html HTTP, SIP, FTP, IMAP, POP, SMTP, TCP, UDP, IPv4, IPv6, ...]
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== Commercial Network Forensics ==
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===Deep-Analysis Systems===
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* Code Green Networks [http://www.codegreennetworks.com Content Inspection Appliance] - Passive monitoring and mandatory proxy mode. Easy to use Web GUI. Linux platform. Uses Stellent Outside In to access document content and metadata.
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* E-Detective [http://www.edecision4u.com/] [http://www.digi-forensics.com/home.html]
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* [http://www.infowatch.com InfoWatch Traffic Monitor]
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* Mera Systems [http://netbeholder.com/ NetBeholder]
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* MFI Soft [http://sormovich.ru/ SORMovich] (in Russian)
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* Solera Networks - Provider of full packet capture network forensics appliances [http://www.soleranetworks.com/ Solera Networks]
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* NETRESEC [http://www.netresec.com/?page=NetworkMiner NetworkMiner Professional (portable network forensic analysis tool for Windows)]
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* NetWitness Corporation - Freeware/Commercial, Enterprise-Wide, Real-Time Network Forensics [http://www.netwitness.com/ NetWitness]
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* Network Instruments [http://www.networkinstruments.com/]
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* NIKSUN's [[NetDetector]]
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* PacketMotion [http://www.packetmotion.com/]
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* Sandstorm's [http://www.sandstorm.net/products/netintercept/ NetIntercept] - Passive monitoring appliance. Qt/X11 GUI. FreeBSD platform. Uses forensic parsers written by Sandstorm to access document content and metadata.
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* WildPackets [[OmniPeek]] [http://www.wildpackets.com/solutions/it_solutions/network_forensics] [http://www.wildpackets.com/products/distributed_network_analysis/omnipeek_network_analyzer/forensics_search]
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===Flow-Based Systems===
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* Arbor Networks
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* GraniteEdge Networks
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* Lancope http://www.lancope.com/
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* Mantaro Product Development Services http://www.mantaro.com/products/MNIS/index.htm
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* Mazu Networks http://www.mazunetworks.com/
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===Hybrid Systems===
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These systems combine flow analysis, deep analysis, and security event monitoring and reporting.
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* Q1 Labs  http://www.q1labs.com/
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== Tips and Tricks ==
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* The time between two events triggered by an intruder (as seen in logfiles, for example) can be helpful. If it is very short, you can be pretty sure that the actions were performed by an automated script and not by a human user.
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== See also ==
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* [[Wireless forensics]]
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* [[SSL forensics]]
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* [[IP geolocation]]
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* [[Tools:Network Forensics]]
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* [[Tools:Logfile Analysis]]
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[[Category:Network Forensics]]
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Revision as of 12:15, 20 October 2013

Initially Windows 8 had a workstation and server edition. The server edition became Windows Server 2012.

New Features

The following new features were introduced in Windows 8:

File System

The file system used by Windows 8 is primarily NTFS.

The Resilient File System (ReFS) was initially available in the Windows 8 server edition but became part of Windows 2012 server edition.

Jump Lists

Jump Lists are Task Bar artifacts that were first introduced on Windows 7 and are also available on Windows 8.

Prefetch

The prefetch hash function is similar to Windows 2008.

Registry

The Windows Registry remains a core component of the Windows operating system.

See Also

External Links