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How can I use the windows GUI to do the equivalent of linux touch on multiple files?

This is very similar to this question: Windows equivalent of the Linux command 'touch'? The difference is, I'd like to set the date modified to "now" from the GUI. The above question may ...
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Restore Creation date in windows

I made a backup of 230GB of files by uploading them on a cloud storage via FTP. Now if i download the files from there, they show the date when the file is downloaded. (d'uh) I made a backup of the ...
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files modified when i was not home

I noticed some of my music files were modified (Windows 7, NTFS) when I wasn't home. They have different MD5 checksums. I looked in the Event View to see if I could find anything about what might do ...
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Financial Quarters from date

I have looked around for other solutions to this issue using the =ROUNDUP(MONTH(A1)/3,0) code. However I am not using the standard dates for Quarters Q1 - 02-Feb/03-may Q2 - 04-May/02-Aug Q3 - ...
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Does Windows Indexing Service change the Date Accessed property on files?

I just noticed that almost all of my files have been accessed within the last two hours. Could it be Windows Indexing Service doing this? P.S. I wanted to tag this question date-accessed but the ...
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How to copy files from one computer to another without losing any metadata?

Similar to but more demanding than this question : How to copy files while not modifying the file creation times at all? I want to copy files between computers without the "Modified" and "Created" ...
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how to batch change date created to date modified

I have many video files ending with extensions mov, avi, mp4, and mts. I need to change their "date created" to their "date modified value" I tried using the following powerhsell script: ...
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How can I tell when a font was installed?

On Windows Server 2008 RC2, is there a reliable way to determine when a specific font was installed? I do know for sure that it was installed manually, i.e. didn't come pre-bundled with the system. ...
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Restoring file properties but not the complete files, from backup

While copying data from my old storage on a Linux computer to the new (linux-based) NAS, I accidentially failed with getting the properties (most important: the modify dates) along to the new ...
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Losing connection when computer date/time changed

I often remote into customers' computers and last night I had to temporarily change the date/time back 3 days on a customer's server to re-enter some tickets into their POS system to fix an issue we ...
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Files corrupting without changing the date modified

We have files on our network that are being corrupted. ex. of corrupted file: name = foobar.indd date modified = 2/6/2014 so the file was last modified on the 2/6/2014 then was opened just fine on ...
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batch - File last modification time with seconds

I want to know when a file has been modified for the last time. I can get these infos using the following batch script: FOR %%i IN (myfile) DO SET modif_time=%%~ti The problem is that I need ...
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Copy folders from server to client created between specific time stamps?

I want to create a batch file that will delete the folders at my specified destination, then copy all folders modified after 7AM yesterday from my source; this is because I want to be able to run this ...
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How to change a date inside an EXE file?

I have come to a conclusion that every time this program goes beyond a date it gives me problem. So I would like to hack the exe and modify that date to avoid that problem. How to do that? It's a ...
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Search unix drive for file modified today

Is there a way I can search an entire unix drive for a file that was modified today? I realize this could take a while, but thats not an issue
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Date attributes on photos as a proof of date taken

I hope this question doesn't get too broad, I'm having a hard time formulating the problem clearly. Let's say you have a set of JPEG pictures. All of the files' date attributes are set to a recent ...
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How to add “date modified” as a permanent option for sorting files in Windows?

I would like the "date modified" option to be permanently shown on every folder in Windows Explorer when I right click and choose "sort" and also on the bar above the content of the folder. Right now ...
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Windows 7 Explorer Columns: meaning of “Date” in relation to “Date Modified”/“Date Created”?

I've managed to alter the creation/modified date on a large number of files that I've moved with a well known 3rd party software. The only field that seems to point to a valid period of time is ...
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Automatically insert time/date last modified into notepad++

How do I automatically insert the time & date last modified into a Notepad++ document? I have found a question about automatically inserting the current time, but it appears to be about a much ...
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How can I identify files in my Windows file system where the modified date is X more recent than the created date?

I'm hoping this can be handled with some PowerShell tricks. I have a directory on my work machine (Windows XP) containing tons of PDFs, some of which I've annotated and resaved. I'd like to be able ...
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How does client - web server mechanism of check for latest modified date work?

I know that a web browser check if a resource is modified/expired within a given timestamp to decide if downloading such resource or not. So, here come two questions: i) generally speaking how ...
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How to search the entire hard drive for files modified on a particular date?

I picked up a virus a few hours ago, and have identified one of its files. I know the exact minute that the virus was installed, and would like to search my entire hard drive for files modified in ...
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Sorting by Date Modified in Windows 8

In prior versions of Windows I used to be able to sort my folders by date modified. If any files in those folders where added, removed, changed etc... the folder date would be updated. However, in ...
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How to save and restore file's created/modified dates?

I've copied a bunch of files from one server to the other, and now the files' dates are reset to current. How to backup files' dates on old server and restore the them on the new one (without ...
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Windows 7 Recycle Bin sort by Date Modified

In the Recycle Bin, I sorted by 'Date Modified', but the result is not in the proper order. It was neither ascending nor descending. Other sorts (by Date deleted, size, item type) all work well. Does ...
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Looking for utility to batch change created/modified date of multiple files in ascending datetime (windows XP/7/Mac/Linux)

I'm looking for a utility that batch/bulk modifies file datestamps (date-modified and/or date-created) to the second accuracy but does so in ascending incremental order, e.g. File1 2012-04-18 ...
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How to check all timestamps of a file?

Is there a command in Linux to check all timestamps of a file? I'm trying to see the last modified, created, and touched dates on the file.
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How to remove the meta data of all files within a folder and it's sub folders?

When a right click a file and hit details, it shows me Date created, date modified, owner, and computer. I have a folder that I want to send to someone. Basically I want to remove the Date created, ...
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How do I specify a date range for find command on OSX?

I need to find files within a date range to the minute. I suppose knowing how to do it to the second might be beneficial one day. Anyhow. I've learned how to use -newermt and even -not -newermt; ...
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Windows explorer: sort by date modified

Is it possible to properly view the contents of a folder sorted by modification date in Windows explorer (Windows 7)? I can sort by the date modified column, but folders and files are seperated. I ...
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How can I get my FTP client - Transmit - to keep the file's modified date after a transfer?

Questions says it all. I've looked in site and app prefs, but can't find anything. Seems like a no brainer for such a nice FTP app, so I gotta think I'm just missing it. Thanks.
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How can I find files that are not modified in the last five months?

At our university we have the policy that on certain disks' data is deleted if it is not modified for six months. Now I would like to list all files that have not been modified in the last five ...
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Search for files after a relative date using Windows search

I am looking for a way to save a search that includes a relative date. Specifically I am looking for a way to save a search that matches files that have a modification date that is 7 days ago. I ...
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Dropbox takes hours to sync & shows different modified times (coincidentially in the future)

Dropbox is taking hours to synchronize. I can't tell exactly how long because the time stamps on the website make no sense - they say the files were modified tomorrow. My netbook (Windows XP) says ...
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Are Windows file timestamps timezone aware?

I have a file that was modified either before or after it was sent to me. However, it was created in a different time zone, so if the modification date is in the timezone of the sender, he was the ...
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List files based on modification times

How can I run the ls command with all its options and list all files in directories recursively and sort it based on last modification times? ie ls -lth on all files in directories recursively