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== Registry ==  
 
== Registry ==  
 
The [[Windows_Registry]] remains a central component of the Windows 7 operating system.
 
The [[Windows_Registry]] remains a central component of the Windows 7 operating system.
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'''Known keys of forensic interest'''

Revision as of 15:46, 12 September 2013


File Structure

File systems are covered separately.

SSD

Per MS KB2727880, when Windows 7 is installed on a system with an SSD drive, automatic defragmentation and SuperFetch/prefetching are disabled.

Further, this TechNet post states: Since ReadyBoost will not provide a performance gain when the primary disk is an SSD, Windows 7 disables ReadyBoost when reading from an SSD drive.



Jump Lists

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

Registry

The Windows_Registry remains a central component of the Windows 7 operating system.

Known keys of forensic interest