Category Archives: Microsoft Outlook metadata

How to explore newly received emails

Introduction In our previous five articles, we talked about initial investigations for data that you have just received, whether it be by: walking through the filing structure, investigating the files’ dates, seeing how many different types of files there are, looking at Word, Excel and Power document properties, and examining photograph metadata. In this article, we will be looking at […]

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Accessing properties in Outlook emails in MSG form

Introduction MSG files are emails, calendar entries etc. which have been exported from Microsoft Outlook, either manually by dragging them onto the desktop, or through an automatic extractor. This previous article shows how generally you can view document properties in Windows Explorer. This article will investigate how these methods work for MSG files. Viewing MSG metadata in Windows Explorer The […]

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