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23 Apr 2010   #1
24c

Win7 x64 Ult
 
 
"Date Modified" changes when copying...

When copying a folder from one drive to another the Date Modified changes to the current date/time. I want to keep the original date/time, is this possible?


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23 Apr 2010   #2
Casca

 

In a command window, run [xcopy] with the following switches: /s/e/c/a/k/h
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23 Apr 2010   #3
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

You can use the MS Robocopy utility. Robocopy is an advanced utility which is in-built in Win7 and can preserve folder attributes such as timestamps while copying files. However, since it is a command line tool, it may not be easy to work with, so you can download the MS Robocopy GUI.

http://download.microsoft.com/downlo...ght2006_11.exe

That download contains the full index of commands for reference. You may see these 2 threads also.

Microsoft Robocopy GUI For Windows Robocopy

How to copy or move files and folders whilst maintaining their original time date stamp. | TechHead.co.uk
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23 Apr 2010   #4
24c

Win7 x64 Ult
 
 

Thank you for the replies.
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