Browser History

I need to access IE Browser history on a remote computer without the user knowing ....   What are the recommendations for doing this ?

Thanks ...
Joel BrownIT DirectorAsked:
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Joel BrownIT DirectorAuthor Commented:
Yes !!!  But since I'm the IT Director of our organization I can do this .....   I just need your thoughts on browsing history on a domain computer ...
Joel BrownIT DirectorAuthor Commented:
Sorry I was a bit vague on my posting and I now realize how dumb it sounded.   Of course I'd never want to browse history on a computer outside my control .....  Appreciate your catching that ...
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Kanti PrasadCommented:

You can use IE history viewer  \\machinename\c$\users\username...

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Joel BrownIT DirectorAuthor Commented:
@ kanti,

I've tried that application but it returns no results ....   I've confirmed I can browse to that folder outside of the application without problems ....
Kanti PrasadCommented:

Can you see the browser history files then or if nothing is there then they might have a setting not to hold history once the browser is closed or they might have deleted the history.

Did you try the command line option in that link?
There are index.dat files on each PC that contain all the browsing history for a few weeks back.  Unless the user is very savvy they will not know to delete them, even if History is deleted.
But you need a reader to open the .dat files.
EirmanChief Operations ManagerCommented:
If the remote user is browsing privately, there is probably no browsing history.

However, I'm not sure about the DAT files as mentioned by jcimarron
Joel BrownIT DirectorAuthor Commented:
Turns out the it was a rights issue and some of the files that the browser history view tool Kanti recommended could not be opened.  Once I solved that issue the tool worked perfect.

Thanks everyone ...
You are welcome.
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