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bluray (TechnicalUser) (OP)
29 May 07 2:58
Hello all,

Is it possible to 'touch' a file programmatically with vbscript/wsh? - that is, change the accessed/modified date of the file?

I know there are tools avaibable to do this, (

- but I'd like to have a stand alone script do it, if possible.

Helpful Member!(3)  dm4ever (TechnicalUser)
29 May 07 8:36
Have a look here:

My philosophy: K.I.S.S - Keep It Simple Stupid

Helpful Member!  jfdabiri (MIS)
29 May 07 8:58
something like this:


ModFileDT "c:\a_temp", "test.txt", "1/01/2007 4:18:02 PM"

Function ModFileDT(strDir, strFileName, DateTime)
    Dim objShell, objFolder
    Set objShell = CreateObject("Shell.Application")
    Set objFolder = objShell.NameSpace(strDir)
    objFolder.Items.Item(strFileName).ModifyDate = DateTime
End Function

i have to give credit to dm4ever for having done this. he needs a star.
bluray (TechnicalUser) (OP)
29 May 07 10:10
That worked like a charm! Stars goes out to both of you! smile

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