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A '''raw image file''' is a bit-for-bit copy of the data that exists on the original media without any additions or deletions. Generated by many programs, these files were first created by programs like [[dd]] as backups.
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A '''raw image file''' is a bit-for-bit copy of the data that exists on the original media without any additions or deletions. There is no [[metadata]] attached to these files. Original used by [[dd]], these files can generally be used by computer forensics programs.
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[[Category:Forensics File Format]]

Revision as of 12:17, 7 April 2007

A raw image file is a bit-for-bit copy of the data that exists on the original media without any additions or deletions. There is no metadata attached to these files. Original used by dd, these files can generally be used by computer forensics programs.