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How can I display the time stamp of a file with seconds,

(creation date/time, modified date/time, and access date/time. All, with seconds).

from the command line?

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You could use PowerShell to get that information.

  1. Start PowerShell from the startmenu
  2. Use:

Get-ChildItem <<File or Folder>> -Force | Select-Object FullName, CreationTime, LastAccessTime, LastWriteTime, Mode, Length

It will print out the information for you. -Force is used to get items that cannot otherwise be accessed by the user, such as hidden or system files. Additionally you can use the -Recurse option to recurse into folders.

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PS C:\Users\user> Get-ChildItem c:\q\az.png -Force | Select-Object FullName, CreationTime, LastAccessTime, LastWriteTime
, Mode, Length


FullName       : C:\q\az.png
CreationTime   : Sun 28 Apr 2013 12:12:59
LastAccessTime : Sun 28 Apr 2013 12:12:59
LastWriteTime  : Tue 22 Jul 2008 05:01:47
Mode           : -a---
Length         : 79248

PS C:\Users\user>

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An easy way to recurse into folders and have a file that can be imported into Excel is to use:

Get-ChildItem C:\ProjectX -Force -Recurse | Select-Object FullName, CreationTime, LastAccessTime, LastWriteTime, Mode, Length | Export-Csv c:\temp\ProjectX_files.csv

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