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Noob at forensics. Question about MBR and the sart of a sector

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tom
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Good day am new here and at forensics.

I'm looking at a hex dump of the MBR and EDR but at a loss please some assistance πŸ˜‰

Just got two questions how can i determine if a hex dump of the MBR is in little endian or in big endian?

Second how can i tell what is the start of a partition the second after the first at 0xBE

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Posted : 31/10/2020 1:05 pm
jaclaz
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Easy way?

Get good ol' tiny hexer:

https://www.softpedia.com/get/Others/Miscellaneous/tiny-hexer.shtml

Β AND (shameless plug) my MBR template/Structure Viewer.

http://reboot.pro/topic/8734-tiny-hexer-scripts/

MBR's are little endian, (the data), with - possibly - the exception of the Disk Signature that - depending on the tools in use is interpreted either as a number (little endian) or as a sequence of bytes.

What do you mean by EDR?

jaclaz

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Posted : 01/11/2020 10:05 am
tom
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@jaclaz thank you!

I will return with yet another question πŸ˜‰

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Posted : 02/11/2020 7:57 am
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