Running foremost on windows

Foremost is a Linux fornensics tool but can be run under windows using cygwin.

First install Cygwin , Install to the default location.

Then download a cygwin compiled version of foremost from a mirror here

Extract  foremost.exe and it’s config file to C:\cygwin\home\~your pc username

Then go to C:\cygwin and run Cygwin.bat#

Then you can run formost via the cygwin CLI

./foremost.exe -t all -i somecase.dd -T


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