Windows - Modify the creation date of file /folder with Attribute Changer

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I need to change the creation date of certain files and folders, how can this be achieved?


  • Download following shell extension for Windows Explorer: Attribute Changer
  • Double click on ac.exe to install.
  • Once installed and new option (Change attribute) will be available via the context menu:
  • Right-click on your folder > Change attribute > File Properties.
  • Check "Modify date and time stamps"
  • Make your changes:
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