What's the "date" timestamp in Windows 10 file explorer?


  1. Posts : 163
    Windows 10
       #1

    What's the "date" timestamp in Windows 10 file explorer?


    I'm trying to figure out timestamping in Windows. The only one I cannot figure out is "date", is this "date created", "date modified"? It's sometimes one or the other by what I can see.

    Thanks in advance
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  2. Posts : 35,483
    Win 10 Pro (21H2) (2nd PC is 21H2)
       #2

    Hi, please see links I posted in this thread where this question was asked recently:
    Replace Date column with Date Modified
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  3. Posts : 271
    Windows 10 Pro 21H2 (19044.1706)
       #3

    I'm on 1903 (OS build 18362.388) and it seems to default to date modified.
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  4. Posts : 17,832
    Windows 10
       #4

    I think there is probably a host of variables!

    For instance: the kind of item, how/when it was created or acquired, etc...

    I have a weekly pdf download that lands on my Desktop, a few minutes later I move it to Documents; in Documents, the Date created is always a few minutes later than the Date.

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