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• Organization of this book
The need for this book arose because some examiners did not want to try X-Ways Forensics (XWF) since it looked different from other forensic suites. Some considered it harder to use or were under the impression that XWF was just a hex editor. For those who have not tried XWF, the authors hope to enlighten those potential users of the powerful capabilities of XWF. The authors also hope to explain the inner workings of XWF so that current users will find it even more helpful in nearly every analysis.
Much like anyone else, when you find something that works, you stick with it. Excuses for not trying a different forensic suite may sound ...