ForensicsWiki will continue to operate as it has before and will not be shutting down. Thank you for your continued support of ForensicsWiki.

Difference between revisions of "Internet Explorer"

From ForensicsWiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(MSIE 4 to 9)
(Internet Explorer 10)
Line 68: Line 68:
=== Internet Explorer 10 ===
=== Internet Explorer 10 ===
* [ Windows 8 Forensics: Internet History Cache], by Ethan Fleisher, August 21, 2012.
* [ Windows 8 Forensics: Internet History Cache], by Ethan Fleisher, August 21, 2012
* [ Forensic Analysis of ESE databases in Internet Explorer 10], by Bonnie Malmström & Philip Teveldal, June 2013
[[Category:Web Browsers]]
[[Category:Web Browsers]]

Revision as of 21:35, 9 December 2013

Information icon.png

Please help to improve this article by expanding it.
Further information might be found on the discussion page.

Microsoft Internet Explorer (MSIE) is the default Web Browser included with Microsoft Windows.

MSIE 4 to 9

MSIE 4 to 9 uses the Internet Explorer History File Format (or MSIE 4-9 Cache File format). The Cache Files commonly named index.dat are used to store both cache and historical information.



To do: confirm if these files are in the Extensible Storage Engine (ESE) Database File (EDB) format


Internet Explorer will apply its setting in the following order, where the lower the order overrides settings in the higer order.

  1. Settings in Machine policy key
  2. Settings in User policy key
  3. Settings in User preference key
  4. Settings in Machine preference key

Machine policy key

HKET_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings

Machine preference key

HKET_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings

User policy key

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings

User preference key

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings

Security Zones

0 - My Computer

1 - Local Intranet Zone

2 - Trusted Sites Zone

3 - Internet Zone

4 - Restricted Sites Zone

5 - Custom


See Also

External Links

Internet Explorer 10