I need to search for files that were created in 2016 on Saturday of every month. Is there any method or program?


Using PowerShell

Open Windows PowerShell and navigate to the folder you'd like to search. I assume you know how.

Then, run the following command:

Get-ChildItem -Force -Recurse -ErrorAction Ignore | Where-Object {($_.CreationTime.DayOfWeek -eq "Saturday") -and ($_.CreationTime.Year -eq 2016)} | Format-Table -AutoSize -Property CreationTime,FullName

Please wait until it is completed.

It will print a list of those files on screen.

If you wish, add > FClist.txt to the end of the command! Doing so creates a file called FClist.txt that contains the list of all the files you are looking for. You might want to change the name of the file to something else if there is already a FClist.txt in that folder.

Using File Explorer (incomplete)

I just test this in Windows 10 1607:

In File Explorer, navigate to the folder you'd like to search, maybe even the root of a drive. Then search for created:saturday.

Unfortunately, I couldn't find a way to restrict results to 2016.

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