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Windows 7: How to manuallly edit "Date Modified" information?

25 Jul 2012   #1
Zoloft

Win7 Home Premium x64
 
 
How to manuallly edit "Date Modified" information?

Running 7x64 up to date.

I like to sort the contents of some folders by "Date Modified," But, I'd also like certain items within that folder to appear in a different order than by date. Is it possible to manually modify the "Date Modified" information, so that the items I wish to appear in that specific order do so?

Thanks as always everyone!

Russell


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25 Jul 2012   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Russell,

I'm not sure that's possible, but if you like, you coud use the tutorial below to disable auto arrange to be able to arrange the files any order and/or position you like.

Windows Explorer Auto Arrange - Disable

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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25 Jul 2012   #3
Zoloft

Win7 Home Premium x64
 
 

The folder in question (my music folder) has a LOT of files in it, and only a few I want out of date order. . .so manually ordering them all would be far too much of a task, I'd prefer to just deal with a few out of their chosen order. . .but, thanks!
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25 Jul 2012   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You will not need to manually arrange them all. You could still set them to be sorted by "Date Modified" again afterwards to have them all sorted the same as they are now, but with auto arrange disabled, you will then be able to drag those few out of order to how you like them instead.
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26 Jul 2012   #5
Zoloft

Win7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Outstanding! Even a bat to re-enable if I don't care for the results. . .Brink, as always, you are . . .ummmm. . . out of this world!
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26 Jul 2012   #6
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're most welcome Russell. I'm happy to hear that it'll work for you.
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