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How to copy folders/files between computers and preserve modified date ?

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Hi,

I am looking to copy a bunch of Folders and Files within folders and would like to be able to preserve the date modified values.

They are currently on a Windows 2003 filesystem.

I have tried tools such as Winrar however it only seems to preserve file modified date and not folders, any folders that have files in them, the files are preserved but not the folders, they get reset, i would assume this is because files are being extracted into them.

Is there a way to preserve the folder modification/creation date as well?
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