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From: rsreese at gmail.com (Stephen Reese)
Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2009 09:59:28 -0400

On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 9:41 AM, Kevin Shortt <kevin.shortt at gmail.com> wrote:
Can anyone recommend an effective indexing tool to search for key terms on a
windows workstation??? Right now I am slated to use the OS search function,
but was not sure if there is anything I should be looking at that would be
more effective.

Any and all feedback is appreciated.




Do you have an image of the system you're working with or does the
search need to be performed on a live machine? You may want to
consider Sleuthkit/Autopsy to create a index that is later able to be
searched. It can even produce a shiny time line :-)

If you're looking for something to just search a file system maybe
Google Desktop? Not really sure if you're trying to perform some type
of forensic analysis or not.

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