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==Volume Shadow Copy Service==
'''Note:''' We're trying to use the same [[tool template]] for all devices. Please use this if possible.
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Windows has included the Volume Shadow Copy Service in it's releases since Windows XP.  The Shadow Copy Service creates differential backups periodically to create restore points for the user.  Windows 7 Professional and Ultimate editions include tools to work with and manage the Volume Shadow Copy Service, including the ability to [[mount shadow volumes on disk images]].
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= Data Recovery =
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== Also see ==
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* [[Mount shadow volumes on disk images]]
  
; [[BringBack]]
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== External Links ==
: http://www.toolsthatwork.com/
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* [http://computer-forensics.sans.org/blog/2010/03/16/shadow-timelines-and-other-shadowvolumecopy-digital-forensics-techniques-with-the-sleuthkit-on-windows/ Shadow Timelines And Other VolumeShadowCopy Digital Forensics Techniques with the Sleuthkit on Windows]
: BringBack(tm) offers easy to use, inexpensive, and highly successful data recovery for Windows(tm) & Linux (ext2) operating systems and digital images stored on memory cards, etc.
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* [http://computer-forensics.sans.org/blog/2008/10/10/shadow-forensics/ VISTA and Windows 7 Shadow Volume Forensics]
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* [http://forensic4cast.com/2010/04/19/into-the-shadows/ Into The Shadows], by [[Lee Whitfield]], April 2010
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* [http://justaskweg.com/?p=351 Getting Ready for a Shadow Volume Exam], by [[Jimmy Weg]], June 2012
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* [http://justaskweg.com/?p=466 Mounting Shadow Volumes], by [[Jimmy Weg]], July 2012
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* [http://justaskweg.com/?p=518 Examining the Shadow Volumes with X-Ways Forensics], by [[Jimmy Weg]], July 2012
  
; [[ByteBack Data Recovery Investigative Suite v4.0]]
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== Tools ==
: http://www.toolsthatwork.com
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* [[libvshadow]]
: Now with UDMA, ATA & SATA support, memory management and greater ease and control of Partition and MBR manipulations, ByteBack continues to uphold it's viability as the computer forensics and recovery application of professionals.
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; [[RAID Reconstructor]]
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: Runtime Software's [http://www.runtime.org/raid.htm RAID Reconstructor] will reconstruct [[RAID Level 0]] (Striping) and [[RAID Level 5]] drives. People who have used it, love it.
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; [[Salvation Data]]
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: http://www.salvationdata.com
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: Claims to have a program that can read the "[[bad blocks]]" of [[Maxtor]] drives with proprietary commands.
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=Partition Recovery=
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; [[Partition Table Doctor]]
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: http://www.ptdd.com/index.htm
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; [[parted]]
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: The Linux partition management tool.
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; [[Active Partition Recovery]]
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; [[gpart]]
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: http://www.stud.uni-hannover.de/user/76201/gpart/
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; [[Testdisk]]
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: http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk
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==See Also==
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[http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=166997 | Using Norton Disk Edit to Backup Your Master Boot Record]
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==Notes==
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"fdisk /mbr" restores the boot code in the MBR, but not the partition itself.
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Revision as of 00:43, 31 July 2012

Volume Shadow Copy Service

Windows has included the Volume Shadow Copy Service in it's releases since Windows XP. The Shadow Copy Service creates differential backups periodically to create restore points for the user. Windows 7 Professional and Ultimate editions include tools to work with and manage the Volume Shadow Copy Service, including the ability to mount shadow volumes on disk images.

Also see

External Links

Tools