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Stream Detector v1.4

Stream Detector is a useful utility which finds all hidden Alternate Data Streams (ADS)
on NTFS drives. After finding the alternate data streams, you can extract these streams, delete the file, delete unwanted streams, or export the list of found streams to a log file. This program can also list multiple hidden streams and can properly detect alternate data
streams on an actual folder/directory.

For Windows 7 SP1, 8, 8.1, 10, 11 (32/64-bit)

app screenshot

Find Alternate Data Streams (ADS)

Stream Detector is a great tool for forensic analysis to discover hidden files
(such as archives, images, videos, executables, databases, etc) within the alternate data streams. This tool can be used to find and delete hidden alternate data streams used by malware and rootkits, such as the infamous Backdoor.Rustock.A that used to hide its kernel-mode driver
file into System32 folder as a stream.

Find ADS on NTFS

Detect all hidden Alternate Data Streams (ADS) on NTFS drives.

Extract Streams

You can extract the content of any Alternate Data Streams found.

Delete Streams

You can delete a stream and you can also delete the file that hosts it.

Forensic Analysis

Find hidden files (such as archives, images, videos, etc) within the ADS.

Streams on Folders

Properly detect Alternate Data Streams on a folder\directory.

Multiple Streams

This tool supports listing also of multiple Alternate Data Streams.

Ignore Safe Streams

You can ignore safe Alternate Data Streams (like Zone.Identifier and Win32App_1).

Create Streams

You can also create a custom file Alternate Data Stream.

Detailed Information

Show detailed information about all Alternate Data Streams found.

Export Report

You can easily export the list of all found streams on a text file.

No Spyware/Adware

The program is free from spyware, adware or other pests, nothing extra is installed.

Application Screenshots

Here there are some screenshots of the application.

app screen

What's New

Here you can find what we have changed and updated.
We constantly improve our products with bugs fixes, improvements and new features.
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[04-Mar-2023] - v1.4.0.0

+ Improved support for high-DPI
+ Improved installer and uninstaller scripts
+ Updated NoVirusThanks License Manager to latest version
+ Minor fixes and optimizations
+ Updated internal libraries

[15-May-2022] - v1.3.0.0

+ Improved support for Windows 11
+ Application is no longer signed with SHA1 code signing certificate
+ Added double-click File Properties to selected listview item
+ Added ASLR + DEP support
+ By default the program runs in 30-days trial mode
+ Automate product activation via setup.exe command-line /LICENSEKEY=
+ Integrated NoVirusThanks License Manager 
+ Improved installer/uninstaller script
+ Changed End User License Agreement (EULA)
+ Minor fixes and optimizations

Product Details

Version 1.4
Last Updated March 04, 2023
Operating System Windows 7 SP1, 8, 8.1, 10, 11 (32/64-bit)
License Type Shareware
Setup File Size ~44 MB
Install Size ~10 MB