How to View Internet Explorer History of Visited Websites
This tutorial will show you how to view the history of websites visited by you or all users in Internet Explorer.
View Internet Explorer History in Favorites Center
NOTE: This option will only let you view the IE history of the user you are signed in to.
1. In Internet Explorer (desktop version in Windows 8), do step 2, 3, or 4 below for what you would like to do.
2. Press the CTRL+Shift+H keys, and go to step 5 below.
3. Click/tap on View (Alt+V) on Menu bar, Explorer bars, History, and go to step 5 below. (see screenshot below)
Click/tap on the Favorites star
icon, click/tap on the History tab, and go to step 5
From here, you can expand the date
to see the webpages (URL addresses) visited on that website for that date. (see screenshots below)
View Internet Explorer History in History Folder
NOTE: This option will let you view the IE history of you or any user on the PC. You must be signed in as an administrator to be able view the IE history of another user.
1. Use step 4 in the tutorial below to set to show hidden "files, folders, and drives" and "protected OS files". (see screenshot below)
In File Explorer (Windows 8) or Windows Explorer (Vista and Windows 7), go to the folder location below.
Substitute (user-name) in the folder path below with the actual user profile folder name of the user you want to view their IE history. This can be used for your user account or another user account on the PC.
If for another user, you may be prompted to approve opening it's "C:\Users\(user-name)" folder first.
If for your user account, then you could just type shell:history in the "File Explorer address bar" or "Run (Win+R) dialog box" and press Enter instead to go to the folder location below without having to do step 1.
3. Click/tap on a date you want to open and view the IE history by. (see screenshot below)
4. From here, you can click/tap on a visited website to open and see the webpages (URL addresses) visited on that website for that date. (see screenshots below)
5. When finished, you can repeat step 1 to set hidden files to not show anymore instead if you like.