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Windows 7: Does "Windows.old" keep "Date Created" timestamps of files & folders ?

14 Sep 2015   #1
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Does "Windows.old" keep "Date Created" timestamps of files & folders ?

Hi. I'm thinking about repairing Windows 7Home Premium 32bit with the DVD, because of BSOD, but I hesitate.
I first need to know if the backup folder called "Windows.old" will keep the "Date Create" attribute of all files or update it to the current date. Thanks.


If you don't know but have reinstalled Windows 7 at least once, please spare 30 seconds to check, simply find a file like a picture or music that you had before the reinstall, and see in the bottom bar of explorer if its Date Created is the original or the reinstall date. Or click Display tab in Explorer, then Sort by > Others > check "Date Created", > OK > Click display again > Sort by > Date Created. Don't mistake with Date Modified, I know the original Date Modified is kept upon copying, but it will update if you modify the file obviously. Please be honest and double check.


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19 Sep 2015   #2
Testinny

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Bump! I'm still having BSOD's every day, can't even YouTube! So I have no other choice than reinstalling Windows, but I need to know if I'll keep the "Date Created" of all files.The answer is so simple to check, there must be someone in this section who has reinstalled Windows !
I even edited out off-topic stuff if it's too much reading.
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03 Oct 2015   #3
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10 Oct 2015   #4
Testinny

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Bump!

EDIT : Solved.
Reinstalled Windows, it keeps date created.
And I learned how to use Robocopy anyway, super useful to keep all attributes, does the work perfectly.
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