When purchasing a write blocker, the required features depend on your specific needs. However, there are some general points to keep in mind that we recommend to customers.
At the heart of DVR Examiner is its ability to read a proprietary DVR filesystem and display and extract the data contained on the device. This post touches on some of the first steps our team takes to understand how each different filesystem works.
There are several different methods commonly used when recovering video evidence from DVRs. DVR Examiner is a useful tool because it allows you to recover the video fast – usually much faster than traditional methods – and in a forensically sound manner. Still, there is no one solution for every case, and it’s important to know what to do when DVR Examiner doesn’t work as you might hope.
How does DVR Examiner work to recover deleted and inaccessible video footage? We explain the technical details of how we are able to find the footage your DVR may not even see.
There are many aspects of a DVR that will not work with traditional computer forensics. This is why we’ve created DVR Examiner to help save time and money when reviewing DVR video footage. Read more about some of the issues facing computer forensics in this post.
We have all heard the saying, “not all that glitters is gold,” and when it comes to selecting and retaining a forensic expert, you want the real deal. When you are hiring any type of expert – forensic or otherwise – you should thoroughly vet any expert you wish to retain.
Understanding what to do when you encounter a DVR in the field that isn’t working can be crucial to preserving any evidence that may exist on the device. The below list of tips and tricks can help you get a DVR up and running again. Next time you find a “non-working” DVR, follow these steps.
We took a look at how to best power off a DVR before using DVR Examiner or seizing the device, especially when the DVR doesn’t even have a shutdown option.
So, you’ve just been handed a hard drive from your boss who gives instructions to find all the vital information on a storage device. You are immedietly excited for your first solo assignment, until you look down at the hard drive and think: “Now what do I do?” Do you plug it in to your computer andRead more
You are recovering video from a DVR system with multiple hard drives and the manual tells you that the system uses RAID – can DVR Examiner help you? Before attempting the recovery, you should investigate a little further to determine the best course of action. General Considerations Are you dealing with a PC-based DVR orRead more
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