List the Full Contents of the Internet Explorer History Folder

Recently, an IT Pro wrote in looking for help in finding what web pages were visited by a user on a remote machine. Some sort of security audit perhaps? There is an nifty new scriptcenter resource to help with this.

This script gets the URL and date/time of each item in the browser History. For more information on the Shell object model, see the MSDN section on the Windows Shellespecially Shell Objects for Scripting and Microsoft Visual Basic

The Shell.Application object is local-only, so to run this script against a remote machine you could write a script that copies it there with the Script Runtime FileSystemObject and runs it with in32_Process.Create, or else use a command-line tool like psexec.exe (freeware downloadableto run it remotely.


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