1

I'm working with Windows-10, on an application, who is writing a lot of logfiles (99 to be exact).

I've just done something, which took around one minute, so in order to see what happened I had a look at the logfiles, whose "Last modification date" indicates they have been changed the last minute (as there are so many logfiles, I hoped finding the one logfile who contained the interesting information).

This was not working, because some logfiles are not actually closed by the application, and it seems that, when a file is not released by an application, then the "Last modification date" is not modified, as you can see in attached screenshot:

screenshot

This behaviour seems to be explained in MSDN blog "URL".

Does anybody have a workaround for this? (Is there another column in Windows Explorer I can use?)

Thanks in advance

Your Answer

By clicking "Post Your Answer", you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy, and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.