Forensic Copy

Definition(s)

  • An exact bit-by-bit copy of the entire physical hard drive of a computer system, including slack and unallocated space.  1
  • A precise bit-by-bit copy of a computer system’s hard drive, including slack and unallocated space.  2  3

Notes

  1. Merrill Corporation, Electronic Discovery Glossary.
  2. Vinson & Elkins LLP Practice Support, EDD Glossary.
  3. Legal Electronic Document Institute, Basic Principles of Automated Litigation Support (2005).