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recently i have been working on my forensic project where i have to recover deleted data(text- doc or docx)from a log files especially on windows..
but i need a sample coding vb .net or c++ on how to recover data by accessing log files...
thanks for the concern..
Posted 5-Mar-11 22:33pm
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Richard MacCutchan at 6-Mar-11 3:35am
   
Which log files are you talking about, and what application controls them?
zakwan88 at 6-Mar-11 23:33pm
   
windows log files that stores deleted data. if not mistaken there are not any application controlling it.. sorry and if i made mistake, i'm still new in this field.
Richard MacCutchan at 7-Mar-11 4:14am
   
As far as I am aware Windows does not provide this feature.
zakwan88 at 7-Mar-11 7:51am
   
how about linux.. is there any application that provide this feature
Richard MacCutchan at 7-Mar-11 12:16pm
   
Not that I am aware of, you could try one of the Linux forums.
zakwan88 at 8-Mar-11 12:34pm
   
ok, thanks for your opinion.. i will check it out.
Dave Kreskowiak at 26-Jun-12 8:11am
   
Uhhh....where did you wee that? Windows does NOT log what has been deleted anywhere.
 
I don't know of a single desktop O/S that does this.
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Solution 1

well you need to observe the way windows writes to those files and then attempt to emulate it.
 
Good Luck!!
 
Regards,
K.D
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zakwan88 at 7-Mar-11 7:54am
   
what do u mean attempt to emulate it.. can u give some example.. anyway thanks..
Kurt Degiorgio at 8-Mar-11 3:38am
   
Example mircrsoft word writes to log files when it crashes (in order to preserve the document) in order to recover that document you need first learn in what format it writes them to the log file from there you will be able to go though it and get the data and rebuild the .doc programmaticly.
 
Good Luck!!
zakwan88 at 8-Mar-11 12:33pm
   
i think i'm understand your brief explanation and try to work out somehow..
anyway thanks again K.D..
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Solution 3

Recover ms word document with the help of following utility http://www.word.fixtoolbox.com it restore word file without changing original file data
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