FTK, Enterprise, and Lab User Interface

Error while opening FTK case: The Parameter Is Not Correct
Symptom: When running FTK on Windows Server 2008 R2 and while attempting to open a case in FTK, an error appears that states:  "The parameter is not co...
Sun, Sep 26, 2021 at 10:14 AM
FTK Fails to open cases with message "In order to run this product your database must first be updated please login as an application administrator"
If a user is trying to open a case using FTK and they see a message "In order to run this product your database must first be updated please login as a...
Sun, Sep 26, 2021 at 10:14 AM
Error 0xc0000142 when trying to start FTK
Symptom FTK won't open, and you get an error message with code 0xc0000142. Causes Another application has registered a version of a needed DLL...
Sun, Sep 26, 2021 at 10:15 AM
Can't Open FTK/Enterprise/Lab - Switch or Retry
Problem When attempting to open FTK/Lab/Enterprise, a new window pops up with an error message stating that the system or server is busy and gives you the...
Sun, Sep 26, 2021 at 10:15 AM
"An Error Occurred While Attempting To Create the Case" in FTK
Symptom When attempting to create a new case in FTK/AD Lab/AD Enterprise, you receive the error "An error occurred while attempting to create the cas...
Sun, Sep 26, 2021 at 10:15 AM
How to Verify the MD5 Hash Value of an Image
1) Launch FTK Imager 2) Select File > Add Evidence Item 3) Select "Image File" and proceed to add the image 4) Under the "Evidence T...
Sun, Sep 26, 2021 at 10:15 AM
Why can’t FTK display some files in a physical DD image from an Apple device?
All devices that shipped with or were restored to iOS 4+ encrypt the majority of their data. Because of this, you may not be able to view the contents of so...
Sun, Sep 26, 2021 at 10:15 AM
Question: What is the significance of the numbers in a carved file's name?
Answer: A carved file, by definition, is a file that is not recorded in the file system records but can found within another data stream.  Carved files do n...
Sun, Sep 26, 2021 at 10:15 AM
Reset a forgotten FTK Application Administrator Password (FTK 5.3.3+)
Introduction: The following will allow you to reset an FTK password.   Note: To reset an FTK password you must have a previously created, valid Password...
Sun, Sep 26, 2021 at 10:15 AM
Server Busy Error
Problem When attempting to open FTK/Lab or perform various actions in the application, a Windows error will appear with the error message below: "T...
Sun, Sep 26, 2021 at 10:16 AM