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Windows 7: Locating $mft

18 Apr 2011   #11
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

You need low level access- try a file recovery program like Recuva.


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03 Sep 2011   #12
Lipchen

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 
Hello

You should probabaly be using a program called FTK Imager to create an image of your hard-drive. Then analysing this image using such software as EnCase or FTK.

Here is a video of how to manually locate the NTFS metafiles:
Forensics: What is $Boot? Where is Your Data?
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03 Sep 2011   #13
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Thanks Lipchen. That's a nice detailed explanation you pointed me to.
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