Advice 1: How to know the creation date of the file

Any file in the Windows operating system has a permanent set of mandatory attributes: name, extension, size, creation date and others. Some attributes like the name or the extension changed, and others as creation date — remain the same regardless of the operating system.
How to know the creation date of the file
You will need
  • computer;
  • - Internet;
  • program Total Commander.
Find the file attribute of which you are interested. For convenience, you can do it in "My computer". Click with the right mouse button on the file icon and in the drop-down menu, select "Properties" - usually the last. This menu reflects all the main parameters of the files that are on your computer. It is also worth noting that with the help of the operating system you can find out the model of the camera that the picture was taken.
On the "General" tab displays information about all the attributes of the file: its type, the name of the application with which the file is associated, the location, size, creation date, modification date, and attributes such as read-Only, Hidden, Archive. View the creation date of the file in the appropriate section. The standard date format: day, month, year and exact time to seconds.
Other controllers files this operation is greatly simplified. So, the Total Commander information about the creation date of the file displayed in a special column followed by extension and size. If you need to view the creation date of any file, use this software. You can find on the official website of the developers
The creation date of the file cannot be changed by conventional means Windows, so this attribute can be considered as constant, and use it when making various operations on files. For example, Total Commander allows you to sort files by creation date. You can search files of a certain date or older than the specified number of days throughout the hard drive of the computer. This is useful, for example, in the treatment of computer from viruses.

Advice 2 : How to know the creation time of the file

In Windows operating system, every folder and every file there is a properties page, which shows various information about the folder or specific file. If the user needs to know the file creation time, it can make use of this page.
How to know the creation time of the file
To access the properties page of the file, go to the directory where you saved the file, click on its icon with the right mouse button and click the last item "Properties".
In the dialog box, click the General tab. This tab includes information about what type of the chosen file, where is it located and what is its size. Just below it is indicated the time of creation of the file (number, month, year, hour, minute, second), and includes information about when it was last changed and opened.
The date and time of creation of the file can be read using the program Total Commander and similar. Run TC and navigate to the file. Required information is indicated in the right part of the row with the name of the file. If you want to quickly see only the time of the last change of the file, you can use the common tasks pane of folders.
Go to the directory where you saved the file and highlight it by hovering mouse cursor to the icon. In the bottom panel of typical tasks folder will reflect summary information about the file. These data are identical to those displayed when opening the page properties. If a little longer to hold the cursor on the icon of the file, the popup window would also be affected by brief information about the file.
To configure the display pane common tasks in folders through the start menu, call up "control Panel" and select category "appearance and themes" icon "folder options". Another way: open any folder and in the menu "tools" select "folder options".
In the opened window, make active the "General" tab and in the "Tasks", select the marker item "display a list of common tasks in folders". Click on the "Apply" button to make the configuration take effect and close the window by pressing OK button or icon [x] in the upper right corner of the window.
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