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Atola Insight Forensic 4.1 release

October 8th, 2014, 5:48

Atola Insight Forensic 4.1 has been released! Here are the most significant new features:

Our main efforts were put on bug fixing to make Atola Insight Forensic more stable and reliable, and version 4.1 includes over 100 fixes and improvements.

New Features
  • File recovery: it is now possible to create an imaging session that would include sectors of selected files
  • Imaging: new Metadata-only imaging mode allows copying of absolutely minimum amount of data for file browsing to work, this allows for imaging of specific files
  • Imaging: Settings can now be saved into custom presets
  • File Recovery: 500% speed increase when working with NTFS partitions
  • File Recovery: Deleted file recovery on NTFS partitions
  • File Recovery: Filter files by status (All Files, Fully Imaged, Partially Imaged)
  • File Recovery: Search now supports regular expressions, added new presets (documents, pictures, video etc)
  • File Recovery: 20% speed increase when generating file lists
  • Imaging, Disk Editor: when viewing sectors, known metadata will be automatically parsed into a human-readable form
  • Device Utilities: added Device Features: AAM, APM, Read Look Ahead, Volatile Write Cache, Write-Read-Verify
  • Generate Bad Sectors: added the possibility to write custom data into bad sectors
  • Password and Firmware Recovery: support for Hitachi drives via Atola SATA-IDE adapter (contact us if you bought your system before November 2014 to receive the adapter for free)
  • User manual is now shipped with the software in pdf form and is available from the Help menu
  • User interface tweaks for better experience on Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablets

  • Automatic Checkup: Significant PCB diagnostics improvements, Insight was misdiagnosing certain drives as "bad PCB"
  • Imaging: Head map was not correctly built on certain WD and Seagate hard drive models
  • File Recovery: a few fixes in the File Map creation
  • Case Management: Case printing was slow when there were too many reports to print
  • Case Management: Some exported reports contain invalid links to specific log files
  • Imaging: Read Long (discard ECC) did not work correctly on IDE drives
  • Firmware Recovery: Insight failed to read Firmware map on some newest Western Digital drives when ATA password protection is enabled
  • File Recovery: better support for keyboard navigation
  • Case Management: Assigning a case number now works properly for drives with invalid characters in Model, Firmware revision and Serial number
  • USB flash media identification has been improved
  • Dozens of other fixes and stability improvements

Read more at Atola Technology blog
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Automated sector analysis for FS structures
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Re: Atola Insight Forensic 4.1 release

October 8th, 2014, 12:02

No love for AI 3.X?

Re: Atola Insight Forensic 4.1 release

October 9th, 2014, 2:24

Actually Atola Insight v3.4 update will come out in November.

However, please consider that on June 1, 2015 we will stop releasing software updates for the following products:
- Atola Insight with DiskSense USB
- Atola Insight with DiskSense Ethernet
- Atola Imager

We offer upgrade program with discounts. More information about that can be found at http://old-insight.atola.com

Re: Atola Insight Forensic 4.1 release

October 9th, 2014, 9:01

Thank you for the quick reply Vitaliy. I did just recently read about the EOL for my Atola. I will have to see about the upgrade program.

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