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Windows 7 Recent Documents

I need to remotely see the history of documents a user opened on a Windows 7 machine. What is the path?
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deklinm
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LesterClaytonCommented:
Recent Items is stored in the Roaming Profile of a user.  Here is an exact path for my user on my PC at work.

\\lester-pc.mgmt.local\c$\Users\lclayton\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent

Naturally you have to have super duper administration rights to be able to browse to that location, and hopefully a firewall is not blocking you.

Tip : If you use "Roaming Profiles" in your environment, you can potentially see a copy of their recent items in their roaming profile folder on the server instead of trying to connect to their workstation.
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johnb6767Commented:
FYI, if you just need to look for a file name (no easy way to search it), but you could click the Binary dword values here.....

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\RecentDocs

Course across the LAN it would be under HKEY_Users in Remote Registry, once you connect......
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