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I know that Windows 7 (Registry) stores the shares that a machine has connected to. Can anybody tell me what the registry location is ?

According to : Forensic Focus, it should be under


but its not here. Help is appreciated. Thanks

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Try looking under HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Network that will show you the current mapped network drives for the current user based on the drive letter. Or HKEY_Users\<sid>\Network for a particular user (based on the SID).

While my answer will show what drives a user has mapped to a drive letter, adric's will show you the drives accessed that were not mapped to a drive letter (via UNC, etc).

Same path concept applies:

Current User:


Specific User (by SID):

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There's some stuff under HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MountPoints2 that looks promising.

Sorry, my Win7 machine hasn't been on very many network shares in it's lifetime but I think they are all there, thought some are just GUIDs.

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