Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


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


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?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

23 Apr 2010   #2

 

In a command window, run [xcopy] with the following switches: /s/e/c/a/k/h
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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.

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
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


23 Apr 2010   #4
24c

Win7 x64 Ult
 
 

Thank you for the replies.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 "Date Modified" changes when copying...




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: "Date Modified" changes when copying...
Thread Forum
"Date Modified" changes on original file when copying General Discussion
"Date Modified" changes spontaneously. General Discussion
Play Old Recordings => "Copying Prohibited"; Workaround: Move Date +1 Media Center
Solved How to change "Date modified" in folders Customization
Windows Photo Gallery "Modified" date Music, Pictures & Video
Solved How to manuallly edit "Date Modified" information? Customization
"easy transfer" resets folder modified date General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:40 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33