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An executable file is used to perform tasks according to encoded instructions. Executable files are sometimes also referred to as binaries which technically can be considered a sub class of executable files.
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Microsoft Internet Explorer (MSIE) is the default [[Web Browser]] included with [[Microsoft Windows]].
  
There are multiple families of executable files:
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== MSIE 4 to 9 ==
* Scripts; e.g. shell scripts, batch scripts (.bat)
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MSIE 4 to 9 uses the [[Internet Explorer History File Format]] (or MSIE Cache File format). The Cache Files commonly named index.dat are used to store both cache and historical information.
* DOS, Windows executable files (.exe) which can be of various formats like: MZ, PE/COFF, NE
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* ELF
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* Mach-O
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== External Links ==
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== MSIE 10 ==
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Executable Wikipedia: Executable]
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=== MZ, PE/COFF ===
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<pre>
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portable_Executable Wikipedia: Portable Executable]
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C:\Users\%USER%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WebCache\
* [http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hardware/gg463119.aspx Microsoft PE and COFF Specification]
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</pre>
* [https://googledrive.com/host/0B3fBvzttpiiSd1dKQVU0WGVESlU/Executable%20(EXE)%20file%20format.pdf MZ, PE-COFF executable file format (EXE)], by the [[libexe|libexe project]], October 2011
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* [http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2013/Oct/157 The Internal of Reloc .text], Full Disclosure Mailing list, October 21, 2013
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=== Mach-O ===
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To do: confirm if these files are in the [[Extensible Storage Engine (ESE) Database File (EDB) format]]
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mach-O Wikipedia: Mach-O]
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== Tools ==
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== See Also ==
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* [[Internet Explorer History File Format]]
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== External Links ==
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* [http://kb.digital-detective.co.uk/display/NetAnalysis1/Internet+Explorer+Cache Internet Explorer Cache]
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* [http://support.microsoft.com/kb/182569 Internet Explorer security zones registry entries for advanced users], by [[Microsoft]]
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* [http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc302643.aspx Troubleshooting Automatic Detection], by [[Microsoft]]
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* [http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=11575 Windows Virtual PC VHDs for testing websites with different Internet Explorer versions], by [[Microsoft]]
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* [http://www.swiftforensics.com/2011/09/internet-explorer-recoverystore-aka.html Internet Explorer RecoveryStore (aka Travelog) as evidence of Internet Browsing activity], by [[Yogesh Khatri]], September 29, 2011
  
=== MZ, PE/COFF ===
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[[Category:Applications]]
* [https://code.google.com/p/pefile/ pefile], multi-platform Python module to read and work with Portable Executable (aka PE) files
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[[Category:Web Browsers]]

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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 Cache File format). The Cache Files commonly named index.dat are used to store both cache and historical information.

MSIE 10

C:\Users\%USER%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WebCache\

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

See Also

External Links