troubleshooting Question

How do I find the date and time a File/Folder/Software was copied or installed on a Windows 2008 server?

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Unless I'm missing something very obvious, I'm dabbling a bit in computer forensics on one of our company servers.  I'm trying to determine the date that Folders/Files were copied from a DVD to a shared folder on the server's hard drive.

A Right-Click on the Folder with a look at "Properties" provides me with Date Created.  However, the date shown here just doesn't jibe with the memory of those end users who initially used Copy/Paste to place the folder on the hard drive from the DVD.

Is there any way that the Server would have recorded this information?
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