Windows Prefetch Forensics

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Windows prefetch file system has an important place in cyber forensics. The prefetch system was implemented in order to improve the performance of the windows operating system. It prefetches the program into the system memory before the user actually uses it. In this way, it makes the whole process faster. The windows prefetch system helps us a lot in cyber forensics. It gives us information about the programs that have been run on the system, the last time the program was used, how many times it has been used and the path were the exe file is located. For example, let us assume that the suspect has used any prohibited software or program on the system. With the help of prefetch system, we can find out whether the suspect has actually used that particular program or software or not. Let us see its practical in the video below:

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8 Comments
  1. Nice information, even if the sound is actually difficult to decipher, but it was interesting anyway

  2. Sorry mate, sound aint so good.

  3. Terrible. Delete this lesson and re-post something that can be heard and for godsakes—SPEAK UP!

  4. Nice post? How can you tell because it’s inaudible. The sound is absolutely terrible. Please find a private space where children aren’t playing louder than the speaker, who was mumbling.

  5. Nice post but please, next time sort the sound out. Sound quality on video is really disappointing.

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