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Set File Creation Time in C#

By Dinesh Beniwal on Aug 14, 2012
In this article we will discuss about how to Set File Creation Time in C#.

The SetLastAccessTime and GetLastAccessTime methods are used to set and get the last access date and time of the specified file. The following code snippet sets and gets the last access date and time of a file.

// Get and set file last access time
string
fileName = @"c:\temp\Mahesh.txt";
File
.SetLastAccessTime(fileName, DateTime.Now);
DateTime
dt = File.GetLastAccessTime(fileName);
Console
.WriteLine("File last access time: {0}", dt.ToString());