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Windows 7: Skydrive changed the date modified of 1000s of my docs!!

07 Oct 2012   #1
wildgoat

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Skydrive changed the date modified of 1000s of my docs!!

How do I get back the original time of date modified? I need them the date modified to be restored immediately. I'm in deep trouble if this cant be done in a snap or soon as all my office files(doc,xls) are in a folder and all are showing the same date!


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07 Oct 2012   #2
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

This is not at all uncommon and isn't worth fighting. If you disagree then access Skydrive Team's email support to ask for their help on it.
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08 Oct 2012   #3
wildgoat

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
This is not at all uncommon and isn't worth fighting. If you disagree then access Skydrive Team's email support to ask for their help on it.
Common as in with Skydrive? or with most cloud services such as dropbox/google drive?
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08 Oct 2012   #4
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Any number of seemingly unrelated functions can change the date modified, even copying. You'd have to get the official position from Skydrive team via email, but I stopped wondering why the modified date would change a long time ago. It seems it can change if you affect the file in any way.
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08 Oct 2012   #5
wildgoat

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Any number of seemingly unrelated functions can change the date modified, even copying. You'd have to get the official position from Skydrive team via email, but I stopped wondering why the modified date would change a long time ago. It seems it can change if you affect the file in any way.
Seriously that sucks. I know it didn't change for me for years together. I've moved them from partitions to drives and vice versa with no problem but yeah every once in a while for the odd file or two I never could figure why it changed.

Thanks for your help
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