Create an account Home  ·  Topics  ·  Downloads  ·  Your Account  ·  Submit News  ·  Top 10  
· Home
· Content
· Forensic Downloads
· Forensics Feedback
· Forums
· Members List
· Statistics
· Surveys
· Top 10
· Topics
· Training Reviews
· Web Links
· Your Account

Our Membership

Latest: CollinZ
New Today: 1
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 29497

Computer Forensics
This is a free and open peer to peer medium for digital and computer forensics professionals and students. Please help us maintain it by contributing and perhaps linking to us from your own website.

Recent Posts

 Forenic artifacts if someone accessed a remote Win10?
 timeline analysis
 Hostile work enviornment
 Can anyone suggest me a topic under printers forensics
 Unallocated clustered as court evidence

Computer Forensics World Forums

Pages Served
We received
page views since August 2004

Security Sources

OnGuard Online
ISO 17799 ISO 27001
ISO 27000 Toolkit
ISO 27001 & 27000
Security Policies

Computer Forensics World: Forums

Computer Forensics World :: View topic - Forensic hardware
 Forum FAQForum FAQ   SearchSearch   UsergroupsUsergroups   ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 

Forensic hardware

Post new topic   Reply to topic    Computer Forensics World Forum Index -> General Forensics
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message

Joined: Nov 01, 2011
Posts: 19

PostPosted: Sun Nov 27, 2011 10:14 am    Post subject: Forensic hardware Reply with quote

I know there are laws involved with investigating a computer. I just added a virtual drive to my lap top and am downloading some forensic tools/software to use on my own computer. But, if I wanted to use these same tools/software on lets say my wifes laptop, what additional hardware would I need? imaging devices, adapters, cables, etc..? I have not found a job that would allow me to use my degree so I am trying to practice on my own computers to gain some experience so when the time comes I can be a little more prepared. Any info will help. Thanks.
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail

Joined: Oct 31, 2011
Posts: 12

PostPosted: Wed Nov 30, 2011 4:34 am    Post subject: Re: Forensic hardware Reply with quote

I'm only in my first year of computer forensic classes in college so sorry if my information isn't 100% correct.

but for what my teachers been saying, there are programs out there that let you copy all there information on their computer without writing to it and you would just use your copy of the data.

I could be wrong so i'm very sorry if i miss understood my teacher..
Back to top
View user's profile

Joined: Jan 01, 2007
Posts: 1130
Location: USA

PostPosted: Wed Nov 30, 2011 4:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What OS are you using for your exam workstation? If it is Windows you will need some form of write-blocking. If you are just examining image files in Windows, you would just need the computer and your software.

Linux depends on the distro you are using. Some auto-mount, some do not.

Hard to make an informed response with the limited info you provided.
Back to top
View user's profile
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic    Computer Forensics World Forum Index -> General Forensics All times are GMT + 10 Hours
Page 1 of 1

Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum

Powered by phpBB 2.0.10 © 2001 phpBB Group
phpBB port v2.1 based on Tom Nitzschner's phpbb2.0.6 upgraded to phpBB 2.0.4 standalone was developed and tested by:
ArtificialIntel, ChatServ, mikem,
sixonetonoffun and Paul Laudanski (aka Zhen-Xjell).

Version 2.1 by Nuke Cops 2003

Forums ©


TMs property of their respective owner. Comments property of posters. 2007 Computer Forensics Science World.
Digital forensic computing news syndication: Computer Forensics Training News or UM Text
Software is copyrighted (c)2003, and is free under licence agreement. All Rights Are Reserved.