Free tool to see last file access date

Posted on 2015-02-18
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Last Modified: 2015-02-24
Hello EE,

We have a volume on our Windows file server filling with data and I'd like to clean it up.
I am wondering if there is a free tool that would allow us last file usage/access date on a folder and sub folders.
Question by:operationsIT
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The last access timestamp is not maintained any longer with more recent OS, so it is unreliable for finding out which files are "obsolete".
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Santosh Gupta earned 2000 total points
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Do you mean to see "Last Access Date" ? Iin windows explorer --> View --> choose Details and then select the"Date Accessed" from the list.

And for free utility/Tools go with http://www.jam-software.com/filelist/

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Fabulous worked great!

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