During normal using of PC, resp. file system I noticed 2 faulty Windows behaviors:

1. In Save As dialog of any program deleted file is not recognized.

  • Open Save As.
  • Delete file.
  • Try save file with name of step 2 file.

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2. Renamed file inherits creation time of previous file.

A) There exist two different files.

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B) One of them is deleted.

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C) The second is named as deleted one. (It inherits creation time in this step.)

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What is the issue here?

  • This is normal behavior. Not bugs. – harrymc Feb 14 at 18:17
  • In both cases behavior is undesired. First case is obviously relates to some not updated list but second one effectively created false file attributes. Image that some people like I do inspect these attributes to make assumptions based on them. In this case I cannot rely on Windows information. – Ucho Feb 14 at 18:41
  • @Ucho - Doesn’t change the fact the behavior isn’t a big. You can’t do anything about a renamed creation date not changing. That is due to the fact, the file creation date, isn’t actually changing. Both behaviors are not limited to Windows 10 but every supported version of Windows including Windows 7 – Ramhound Feb 14 at 18:49
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    Programs, like MS Word, save a temporary file, delete the original, then rename the temp file. Users expect their files to keep their creation date. – Mark Feb 14 at 18:54
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    Microsoft always focus on the end user's experience. Also this decision was taken over 30 years ago. – Mark Feb 14 at 19:01

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