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Viewing Temporary Internet Files on a Remote Computer

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Viewing Temporary Internet Files on a Remote Computer

TexasKAT
Good afternoon,

I need to review the contents of the Temporary Internet Files folder on another user's Windows XP SP2 with IE 7 computer. Would anyone be able to point me in the direction of a utility that will allow me to see where the user has been surfing without directly logging onto their computer?

I appreciate it.
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    IC-IT

    open an Explorer window and type the computername and admin share on the address line. Then navigate to the folder; Example
    \\computername\C$
    navigate to
    C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5

    You will need administrative permissions on that machine (otherwise you have no business there ;-) ).

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    Kenone

    The path would be;
    C:\Documents and Settings\username\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5
    Or, on the same path you could look in the "History" folder under "Local Settings"

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    Jellimonsta

    Providing you have local admin access on the remote system, you could map a drive to the remote system c$ from your system, and review the history with IEHistoryView.
    http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/iehv.html

    Regards.

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    TexasKAT

    Thank you for your tips. Jellimonsta, I have used the utility that you recommended, it works greate to pull out the history from the local computer. However, to augment the history, I have also pulled the temporary internet files off the user's computer (BTW, I do have the necessary permissions for snooping :) ). The problem seems to be that unlike looking at my own temporary internet files (through the Tools, Internet Options, Settings, View Files menu), when exploring the Content.IE5 folder, I only see a few icons and some files that are of little help to me.

    Is pulling the history sufficient to create a trail of where this user has been without the support of the temporary internet files?

    Thanks again,

    KAT...

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    IC-IT

    open an Explorer window and type the computername and admin share on the address line. Then navigate to the folder; Example
    \\computername\C$
    navigate to
    C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5

    You will need administrative permissions on that machine (otherwise you have no business there ;-) ).

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    Kenone

    The path would be;
    C:\Documents and Settings\username\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5
    Or, on the same path you could look in the "History" folder under "Local Settings"

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    Jellimonsta

    Providing you have local admin access on the remote system, you could map a drive to the remote system c$ from your system, and review the history with IEHistoryView.
    http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/iehv.html

    Regards.

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    TexasKAT

    Thank you for your tips. Jellimonsta, I have used the utility that you recommended, it works greate to pull out the history from the local computer. However, to augment the history, I have also pulled the temporary internet files off the user's computer (BTW, I do have the necessary permissions for snooping :) ). The problem seems to be that unlike looking at my own temporary internet files (through the Tools, Internet Options, Settings, View Files menu), when exploring the Content.IE5 folder, I only see a few icons and some files that are of little help to me.

    Is pulling the history sufficient to create a trail of where this user has been without the support of the temporary internet files?

    Thanks again,

    KAT...