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Windows 7: "Date Modified" changes when copying...

23 Apr 2010   #1

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


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

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 Windows 7 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.

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. |
My System SpecsSystem Spec

23 Apr 2010   #4

Win7 x64 Ult

Thank you for the replies.
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