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NoVirusThanks Stream Detector v1.0.0.0

Vista / Win10 / Win7 / Win8 / WinXP
NoVirusThanks Stream Detector finds all hidden Alternate Data Streams (ADS) on NTFS drives.

You can extract these streams, delete the file, delete unwanted streams, or export the list of found streams to a log file.

This is a very useful tool for forensic analysis to discover hidden files (such as archives, images, videos, executables, databases, etc) within the alternate data streams.

Key Features:
  • List all hidden Alternate Data Streams on NTFS drives
  • Support listing of multiple Alternate Data Streams
  • Option to extract or delete the selected streams
  • Export the complete scan report to a custom .LOG file
  • Detect Alternate Data Streams on an actual folder\directory
  • Option to remove all streams with one single click
  • Option to ignore safe streams (like Zone.Identifier)
  • You can also create a custom file Alternate Data Stream
  • Show detailed information about all streams found
  • Search information about a file on Google search engine
  • Drag & drop the folder you want to scan
  • Support all Microsoft Windows operating systems
  • Very lightweight in memory and CPU usage


NoVirusThanks Stream Detector v1.0.0.0

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License type Freeware1
Author's homepage Visit the author's site
Date added 11 Dec 2015
Downloads 60
File size 1.31 MB (<1min @ 1Mbps)
Supported languages English
Operating systems Vista / Win10 / Win7 / Win8 / WinXP1

1License and operating system information is based on latest version of the software.

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