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Trying to locate an IP address that I entered into Remote Desktop last week; however, the IP address no longer displays when I click on the drop down list; how can I find it?

Trying to locate an IP address that I entered into Remote Desktop last week; however, the IP address no longer displays when I click on the drop down list; how can I find it?

Is there a certain log file or other source that stores all of the previously entered IP addresses in Remote Desktop?

My operating system is Windows 7 Enterprise 64 bit.
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B HCommented:
you can find it here:
regedit
hkey current user
software
microsoft
terminal server client
servers
(expand "servers" and they're all under there)
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IT GuyNetwork EngineerAuthor Commented:
bryon4403…,

I looked at this registry key and unfortunately, it doesn't list the IP address that I am looking for.

I must have used Remote Desktop to go to at least 60 servers since the time last week when I connected to the server whose IP address I am looking for.

Is there are other source such as a log file or history that I might be able to look in to get this info?
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acl-puzzCommented:
regedit
hkey current user
software
microsoft
terminal server client
Default see MRUO MRU1 string values there

but as you said there is nothing in dropdown list i suspect  they wont be there also

there is another way of getting this i know it is really look big this small requirement but it may work!

try restoring this pc to the time when you think you used an remote desktop with that ip  but it also need to have restoration point available for that time







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acl-puzzCommented:
and one more thing before u try system restore  if you have windows firewall enabled that you can also look at its log file it shold contain RDP log


i think it there Windows\System32\LogFiles\Firewall\pfirewall.log  by default
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IT GuyNetwork EngineerAuthor Commented:
acl-puzz,

I checked the folder, c:\Windows\System32\LogFiles\Firewall, and it is completely empty, even though I have enabled viewing of hidden and system files and folders.
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acl-puzzCommented:
that means windows firewall is/was disabled i guess also look into event logs

or try what i said in comment id 32338695
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IT GuyNetwork EngineerAuthor Commented:
Do you have any idea of which one of the Event Logs I should look in and what event ID I should look for?
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acl-puzzCommented:
There should be an entry in the security log available via Event Viewer if auditing of logon events is enabled which it may be by default. Look for type 10 logon events. However you may need see the IP address but instead the name of the computer. Firewall logs [hardware or host] may help track down the IP of the computer if you match the logs to the time of the type 10 logon event.

but urs question is u forgot that ip u types into mstsc thats y i said system restore may work but nothing is sure here on this question....as it is bit different....
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zubairkCommented:
Did you maybe run the RDP from a different user account? Is there any other user accounts been logged into that system recently?
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IT GuyNetwork EngineerAuthor Commented:
zubairk,

No, I have been running RDP only from my account.
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