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How to overwrite an old file, but keep the original date created?

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#1 Michael86


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Posted 06 December 2009 - 08:42 AM

In Windows XP, I could always overwrite a file with a new one, but keep the date created from the original file. I noticed Windows 7 just overwrites it and puts the new date as the date created. Is there any way to change an option or anything that will keep the original date created? Just wondering because the original dates are important to me.

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Posted 12 December 2009 - 11:28 PM

Are you sure you're looking at "date created" and not "date modified" at the top of the column?

You can right-click the title at the head of any column and ass additional attributes to display in Windows Explorer to get the columns you want displayed.

Edited by n2fc, 12 December 2009 - 11:28 PM.

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