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USB 3.0 / 2.0 to IDE/SATA adapter with Write-Protection

USB 3.0 / 2.0 to IDE/SATA adapter with Write-Protection

Product Review (submitted on January 5, 2015):

Hello,

I purchased one of these units to do computer forensics on an infected machine where I work. While there are units that cost 10x what I paid for this unit, it gets the job done correctly. What I am not sure of is whether or not the device has a certificate to verify what it does, like for a court case with chain-of-custody evidence. However, mechanically, it does work and you can block all writes going back to the drive. I used it with Acronis and the FTK image programs, it worked well with both of them. I also plugged a drive in and attached it to a Windows 7 machine, and Windows could not write back to the device with Recycle Bin of System Volume Information folders/directories. So if you don't need to go to court/"write block certificate", it works like it is supposed to, without any issues or hassle. Right out of the box simple and easy to use. We will most likely buy several more.

David