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OSFMount (Install)

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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 7/4/2018.

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OSFMount is a free utility designed for use with PassMark OSForensics™

Overview

OSFMount allows you to mount local disk image files (bit-for-bit copies of a disk partition) in Windows with a drive letter. You can then analyze the disk image file with PassMark OSForensics™ by using the mounted volume's drive letter. By default, the image files are mounted as read only so that the original image files are not altered.

OSFMount also supports the creation of RAM disks, basically a disk mounted into RAM. This generally has a large speed benefit over using a hard disk. As such this is useful with applications requiring high speed disk access, such a database applications, games (such as game cache files) and browsers (cache files). A second benefit is security, as the disk contents are not stored on a physical hard disk (but rather in RAM) and on system shutdown the disk contents are not persistent.

OSFMount supports mounting images of CDs in .ISO format , which can be useful when a particular CD is used often and the speed of access is important.

Supported File Extensions:

(all Read, some Write - see product page for further details)
* Raw Image (.IMG, .DD)
* Raw CD Image (.ISO, .BIN)
* Split Raw Image (.00n)
* Nero Burning ROM Image (.NRG)
* System Deployment Image (.SDI)
* Advanced Forensics Format Images* (AFF)
* Advanced Forensics Format Images w/ meta data* (AFM)
* Advanced Forensics Format Directories* (AFD)
* VMWare Image (.VMDK)
* EnCase EWF (.E01)
* SMART EWF (.S01)
* VHD Image (.VHD)

System requirements

  • Win 7, Win 8, and Win 10
  • Windows Server 2008, 2012, 2016
  • 32bit and 64bit support
  • It is recommended that 64-bit Windows is used when large disk image files are to be mounted. The 32-bit version can only be used on 32-bit Windows. The 64-bit version can only be used on 64-bit Windows.
  • Users must have administrator privileges.
  • RAM: 1GB. When mounting large disk images, the more RAM the better.
  • Disk space: 1 MB of free hard disk space for the installation files.

Price

OSFMount is a free utility.

PACKAGE NOTES

To install OSFMount (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install osfmount --version 2.0.1001

To upgrade OSFMount (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade osfmount --version 2.0.1001

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageName= 'osfmount' 
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url        = 'http://www.osforensics.com/downloads/osfmount.exe'
    $checksum   = 'A7085A13E5FBDCD7BB1D34AEFE291446F01DA1413235908B3242079557C72F7B'
    $url64      = 'http://www.osforensics.com/downloads/osfmount_x64.exe'
    $checksum64 = 'B466B7E6AFD66192F6F0E2BFB738874E428E7D09980E65AFAB0B851CD684B335'
    $silentArgs = '/VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART /SP-' 
    
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      unzipLocation = $toolsDir
      fileType      = 'exe' 
      url           = $url
      checksum      = $checksum
      checksumType  = 'sha256'  
      url64bit      = $url64
      checksum64    = $checksum64
      checksumType64= 'sha256'
      silentArgs    = $silentArgs
      softwareName  = 'OSFMount*' 
      }
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    

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Dependencies

This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • PassMark® Software Pty Ltd

Copyright

Copyright (C) PassMark Software

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
OSFMount (Install) 3.0.1001 1432 Thursday, April 25, 2019 approved
OSFMount (Install) 2.0.1001 1005 Sunday, April 1, 2018 approved
OSFMount (Install) 1.5.1018 326 Sunday, January 21, 2018 approved
OSFMount (Install) 1.5.1015 591 Tuesday, February 21, 2017 approved

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