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Set File Last Write Time in C#

By Dinesh Beniwal on Aug 21, 2012
In this article we will discuss about how to Set File Last Write Time in C#.

The SetLastWriteTime and GetLastWriteTime methods are used to set and get the last write date and time of the specified file. The following code snippet sets and gets the last write date and time of a file.

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