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How do I change the timestamp of a group of files on Windows Server 2008?

Posted on 2010-09-08
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Hi there, I have a set of about 8000 files that I need to "touch" to update the timestamp to todays date. I know XP used to have a touch command line option, but how do I do this on Windows 2008 server 64bit?

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You can change timstamps on your files but following this easy guide in R2 ;
http://blog.commandlinekungfu.com/2010_02_01_archive.html
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Dont think thats relevant, the touch command there is listed for Unix machines, not windows. Powershell doesnt have a touch function...
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Found a solution, using the touch utility provided here:

http://www.stevemiller.net/apps/

Fast and worked as required!
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well done!

*bookmarked*  :-)
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