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Changing details in a case

Insight's case management system has been created to help users efficiently keep track of hard drive-related information.

Even if a hard drive has already been used for a while, imaging and hashing have already been performed, it is still possible to open the case and make adjustments to its details.

Click the Plus icon next to the Case Number in the top right corner.

Now you can enter or change the Case Number and Description. To save your changes click OK button.

You will see the description visible next to the Case History. For quick changes, you can also click Change link located right below the description.

A little lower there is a green Plus icon, which you can click to add a document or an image to the case.

In the Attach File window enter the file location path and leave a comment in the corresponding field.

If you tick the Copy to work folder check box, the file will be copied to the same folder where any other related files are located, e.g. tables with segmented hashes, logs, imaging maps, file signature lists etc.

You can now see all the uploaded files in the case's Homepage below the description, and you can view all the details and change them when necessary by clicking Manage attached files link.


Attached Files window contains the list of files including an icon representing the file type, the name, the folder where the file is located, the date when the file was attached to the case and the comment added by the user.

Right-clicking a file provides the Edit option enabling a user to edit the Comment or copy the file to the case folder at any time.


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