‘ScanADS, Scans Alternate Data Streams’


‘The tool can be downloaded from:
http://www.kodeit.org/utils/scanads.zip (binary) or http://www.kodeit.org/utils/scanads_src.zip (sources).
The information has been provided by Tiago Halm.’


Scans Alternate Data Streams (ADS) in a local/remote system. Files and directories can have several kinds of ADS, some of which are not visible by normal means. These types of streams are not detectable by the ‘traditional’ dir command and its space (bytes occupied) is not reflected in disk space usage reports.

 * Reports files/directories containing ADS
 * Reports ADS name
 * Reports ADS size (bytes)’

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