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Encyclopedia is defined as - An encyclopedia is a type of reference work – a compendium holding a summary of information from either all branches of knowledge or a particular branch of knowledge (Wikipedia). This page and its linked contents will attempt to divide into sections the known corpus of computer forensic knowledge in regards to operating system artifacts. Once competed, and likely during, the goal of this project is to define what is known and what is still unknown so that we can begin to map out those unknown areas for future research.
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Initially Windows 8 had a workstation and server edition. The server edition became Windows Server 2012.
  
Current planned operating systems, please add more if you plan to document them
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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]]
  
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== File System ==
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The file system used by Windows 8 is primarily [[NTFS]].
  
== Operating Systems: ==
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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.
  
[[Windows 95]]
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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.
  
[[Windows 98]]
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== Prefetch ==
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The prefetch hash function is similar to [[Windows 2008]].
  
[[Windows XP]]
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== Registry ==
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The [[Windows_Registry|Windows Registry]] remains a core component of the Windows operating system.
  
[[Windows Vista]]
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== See Also ==
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* [[Windows]]
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* [[Windows Vista]]
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* [[Windows 7]]
  
[[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
  
[[Windows 8]]
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[[Category:Operating systems]]
 
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[[OSX 10.8]]
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== File Systems ==
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[[FAT]]
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[[NTFS]]
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[[EXT2]]
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[[EXT3]]
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[[EXT4]]
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[[HFS+]]
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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.

Contents

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