Computer Forensics Tools & Techniques Catalog
Forensic Functionality:Windows Registry Analysis
Technical Parameters: Tool host OS / runtime environment Input data type(s) Automated hive extraction and parsing Registry rebuilding Deleted key recovery Key and value instance display Pre-built reports
Windows raw (dd) active Registry supports Registry rebuilding supports deleted key recovery supports display of key and value instances support for pre-built reports
Mac EnCase Evidence File Format Version 2 (.ex01) active file system Registry rebuilding unsupported deleted key recovery not supported no support for displaying key and value instances pre-built reports not supported
Linux Expert Witness (.e01) Windows restore points
virtual disk format (e.g., .vdi, .vhd, .vmdk) volume shadow copies
physically mounted slave drive unallocated space
loose hive(s) automated hive extraction and parsing not supported