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, 23 Jul 2005
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Internet Explorer: INDEX.DAT files keep a list of websites you have visited, cookies received and files opened/downloaded. As a result anyone can find out what you have been doing on the Internet!

What is an Index.dat file?

Index.dat are files hidden on your computer that contain many of the Web sites that you have visited. Every URL and Web page is listed there. This script is for you, if internet privacy is an issue or you're just curious to see what surfing habits people have on your PC or Network. In WinXP, here's where you'll usually find them:

C:\Documents and Settings\<Username>\Local Settings\History\History.IE5\index.dat

How do these scripts work?

IE.vbs and IE_Network.vbs allow you to find, scan, view and erase all local/remote history index.dat files. Also, records precise URL visit time stamps. Scans are very fast and index.dat file parsing is done using 100% VBScript. Results are logged locally to C:\spy.htm or C:\Machine-MM-DD-YYYY.htm. For example:

It's free!

Yep, feel free to modify this script for whatever nefarious activities you like. It's amazing to see so many websites charging $24.95/$39.95 for bloated programs which basically function the same way as this script! If you like this script and it runs correctly, please feel free to email me. It'll give me a better idea on how it's functioning on your systems. Of course, any bugs can be tracked below in the message board section. Thanks!

Enjoy! (-_-)


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Comments and Discussions

Questiondoes it work on windows 7? PinmemberJustin039-Apr-12 21:32 
AnswerRe: does it work on windows 7? Pinmembercyber_flash10-Apr-12 11:10 
GeneralIE Spy online in Real Time! [modified] Pinmembercyber_flash20-Aug-09 6:23 
GeneralNew Download Url [modified] Pinmembercyber_flash27-Apr-09 17:35 
GeneralRe: New Download Url PinmemberRandy Price19-Aug-09 8:22 
GeneralRe: New Download Url Pinmembercyber_flash19-Aug-09 17:59 
GeneralGood script but a problem... Pinmemberandrea77714-Apr-09 22:24 
GeneralRe: Good script but a problem... Pinmemberkwood326-Aug-09 7:51 
GeneralDownload FireFox/IE scripts for Windows XP/VISTA! Pinmembercyber_flash12-Oct-07 18:59 
GeneralPermission denied errors PinmemberEggibba6-Sep-07 11:39 
GeneralRe: Permission denied errors Pinmembercyber_flash12-Oct-07 19:07 
Generalprinting pages count PinmemberThangaDharma6-Oct-05 8:25 
Generalsmall problem PinmemberTibor Blazko26-Jul-05 0:47 
Generalnonavhistory Pinmembersal2125-Jul-05 23:59 
GeneralGood Script. Thanks PinmemberGautam Jain23-Jul-05 1:03 
GeneralRe: Good Script. Thanks Pinmembercyber_flash23-Jul-05 2:23 
General1/20/2005 PinmemberJianping Yan23-Jan-05 10:04 
GeneralRe: 1/20/2005 Pinmembercyber_flash23-Jan-05 15:24 
GeneralRe: 1/20/2005 PinmemberJianping Yan23-Jan-05 15:46 
GeneralRe: 1/20/2005 Pinmembercyber_flash24-Jan-05 3:22 
GeneralFixed! 1/20/2005 Pinmembercyber_flash9-Aug-05 15:18 
GeneralExcellent Script ! PinmemberDusty202021-Jan-05 6:17 
GeneralRe: Excellent Script ! Pinmembercyber_flash21-Jan-05 9:03 
GeneralRe: Excellent Script ! PinmemberDusty202021-Jan-05 10:01 
GeneralDangerous ... Pinmembergoodmast3r13-Jan-05 22:20 
GeneralRe: Dangerous ... Pinmembercyber_flash14-Jan-05 4:51 
GeneralRe: Dangerous ... Pinmembergoodmast3r16-Jan-05 17:13 
GeneralRe: Dangerous ... Pinmembercyber_flash16-Jan-05 19:03 
Questionvery nice! Is it possible to be call in a C# app? Pinmemberchoiceplus11-Jan-05 15:28 
AnswerRe: very nice! Is it possible to be call in a C# app? Pinmembercyber_flash11-Jan-05 16:44 
GeneralRe: very nice! Is it possible to be call in a C# app? PinmemberLucaswhite11-May-05 6:15 
GeneralVery Nice Pinsussjkotto9-Dec-04 13:23 
GeneralRe: Very Nice Pinmembercyber_flash9-Dec-04 16:49 
GeneralSmart, but with small problems PinmemberVancouver8-Dec-04 19:48 
GeneralRe: Smart, but with small problems Pinmembercyber_flash9-Dec-04 2:27 
GeneralRe: Smart, but with small problems PinmemberVancouver9-Dec-04 10:13 
GeneralRe: Smart, but with small problems Pinmembermaxburov4-Apr-05 22:56 
GeneralRe: Smart, but with small problems Pinmembercyber_flash5-Apr-05 15:51 
Thank You! Smile | :)

That seemed to have resolved the date bug!

When converting to hex, prefixing with a zero
for 1 byte characters is a great find.

All the best,

GeneralYou should be ashamed! Pinmembersiberian2-Dec-04 1:24 
GeneralRe: You should be ashamed! PinmemberColin Angus Mackay2-Dec-04 2:10 
GeneralRe: You should be ashamed! Pinmembercyber_flash2-Dec-04 2:32 
GeneralRe: You should be ashamed! Pinmemberamonlee16-Dec-04 18:53 
GeneralRe: You should be ashamed! PinsussAnonymous19-May-05 15:52 
GeneralRe: You should be ashamed! Pinmemberamonlee19-May-05 21:14 
GeneralRe: You should be ashamed! PinsussAnonymous13-Jan-05 6:23 
GeneralRe: You should be ashamed! Pinmemberthe-unforgiven25-Dec-04 22:23 
GeneralRe: You should be ashamed! Pinmemberroddo30-Dec-04 10:59 
GeneralRe: You should be ashamed! Pinmemberkcj38210-Jan-05 12:42 
GeneralRe: You should be ashamed! Pinmemberpauliface10-Jan-05 13:22 
GeneralRe: You should be ashamed! PinmemberPaul Lyons14-Jul-05 11:54 

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