Hot Pepper Technology Inc.'s Version 2.9 of its E-Mail Detective (EMD) software provides investigators with the most rapid and comprehensive method of retrieving all AOL e-mail messages and photos stored on a user's computer disk. Version 2.9 incorporates several enhancements based on user feedback about previous versions of the software. Now output reports can easily be organized by cases allowing the detective a more comprehensive reporting format. Installation has also been upgraded with version 2.9. A new program gives the overall product a smaller footprint and allows easier e-mail updates.