Stream Detector is a useful utility which finds all hidden Alternate Data Streams (ADS) on NTFS drives. After finding the alternate data streams, you can extract these streams, delete the file, delete unwanted streams, or export the list of found streams to a log file. This program can also list multiple hidden streams and can properly detect alternate data streams on an actual folder\directory.
For Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10 (32\64-bit)
Stream Detector is a great tool for forensic analysis to discover hidden files (such as archives, images, videos, executables, databases, etc) within the alternate data streams. This tool can be used to find and delete hidden alternate data streams used by malware and rootkits, such as the infamous Backdoor.Rustock.A that used to hide its kernel-mode driver file into System32 folder as a stream.
Detect all hidden Alternate Data Streams (ADS) on NTFS drives.
You can extract the content of any Alternate Data Streams found.
You can delete a stream and you can also delete the file that hosts it.
Find hidden files (such as archives, images, videos, etc) within the ADS.
Properly detect Alternate Data Streams on a folder\directory.
This tool supports listing also of multiple Alternate Data Streams.
You can ignore safe Alternate Data Streams (like Zone.Identifier and Win32App_1).
You can also create a custom file Alternate Data Stream.
Show detailed information about all Alternate Data Streams found.
You can easily export the list of all found streams on a text file.
The program is free from spyware, adware or other pests, nothing extra is installed.
This software is completely free to use for anyone, at home and at work.
|Last Updated||January 16, 2018|
|Operating System||For Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10 (32\64-bit)|
|Category||Forensic Analysis Tools|
|File Size||1.3 MB|