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Belkasoft Live RAM Capturer

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Belkasoft Live RAM Capturer
Maintainer: Belkasoft
OS: Windows
Genre: Disk imaging
License: Commercial

The Belkasoft Live RAM Capturer (BelkaImager) is a free volatile memory acquisition tool distributed by Belkasoft. It allows to reliably extract the entire contents of computer’s volatile memory – even if protected by an active anti-debugging or anti-dumping system. Separate 32-bit and 64-bit builds are available in order to minimize the tool’s footprint as much as possible. Memory dumps captured with Belkasoft Live RAM Capturer can be analyzed with Live RAM Analysis in Belkasoft Evidence Center.

Bypassing Anti-Debugging and Anti-Dumping Protection

Acquiring volatile memory from a computer running a debugging protection or anti-dumping system is tricky. Most memory acquisition tools run in the system’s user mode, and are unable to bypass the defense of such protection system (which run in the systems’ most privileged kernel mode).

Belkasoft Live RAM Capturer is designed to work correctly even if an aggressive anti-debugging or anti-memory dumping system is running. By operating in kernel mode, Belkasoft Live RAM Capturer plays on the same level with these protection systems, being able to correctly acquire address space of applications protected with the most sophisticated systems such as nProtect GameGuard.

Compatibility and System Requirements

Belkasoft Live RAM Capturer is compatible with 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows including XP, Vista, Windows 7/8/10, 2003 and 2008 Server. The tool does not require installation, and can be launched in seconds from a USB thumb drive.