Advice 1: How to change the file attributes

In any of the currently existing operating systems, there is such a thing as the attributes of the file. The attributes belong to not only folders, but also fileM. To change the information on file is often necessary to resort to attributes, for example, if you change the creation date of the file or editing.
You will need
  • software Attribute Changer.
Instruction
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Most attribute operations possible to do by standard means of OS, but when a failure occurs in the file system or the emergence of a deeper change attributes of the file you can use special programs. At the moment such programs, there are many. Conditionally they can be divided into free and paid, simple and versatile. And what kind of program to choose is a matter of taste.
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With this program you can edit properties of files or folders, but also any attribute of the file, including creation time and its changes. Attribute Changer integrates into the Explorer context menu, the program can be seen by pressing the right mouse button on any object. After pressing the right mouse button in the context menu select Change attributes (change attributes). This action applies not only to a single file or directory, if you select a group of files or multiple folders, you can perform the same action that was described above.
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In the opened window you will see 6 tabs, in which you can define the action of each of them. On the first tab of Folder Attrubutes you can change the attributes of folders. In the upper part of this tab displays the number of folders. To set some attributes of the subfolders, put a check mark next to Recurse folders. All the items that will go after " the Change attributes designed to change the attributes.
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On the next tab, File Attributes you can change attributes of files. Each file system implies the existence of certain attributes. In Windows operating system there are 2 main file systems: FAT32 and NTFS. For FAT32 available for change 4 file attribute:
- read-only (read-only);
- archive (archive);
- hidden (hidden);
- system.NTFS adds 2 additional attributes:
- compress (compress);
- index (indexation).If you want to change the date or time of creation of the file, refer to items Set Date to (set date) and also to Set Time (set time).
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Changing attributes of files and folders you've done, but there are still 4 tabs, the purpose of which you do not know. For simple attribute changes you need to know how to use the first two tabs. The following tabs contain the more complex elements, such as the creation of additional conditions for files and folders, display the full file names, the attributes of which are changed in the moment, etc.

Advice 2: How to change file properties

Standard Windows tools, you can modify some properties files, for example, allow editing and deletion. To change creation date, you have to use third party programs or non-standard Windows techniques.

How to hide file



On Windows you can hide the file you created from the view and disallow edit. To do this, click on its icon, right-click, choose "Properties" command in the "General" tab of the properties window check the boxes for the attributes "read Only" and Hidden. Then go to menu "tools" and select "folder options". In the View tab locate additional parameters in the item "Hidden files and folders" and set its value to "No show". For confirmation, click OK. To restore the visibility of the file, uncheck the attribute "Hidden".

How to change file properties



You can change only some of the data in the file properties. If you have Windows XP, in the properties window, go to the Summary tab and click Advanced. Click in the Value section next to the properties you want to change. If editing is permitted, a blank box appears, framed.

To change the file properties in Windows 7 in the properties window go to the tab "Details" and proceed as described above.

How to change the creation date of the file



To know the creation date of the file, right-click on its icon and choose the command "Properties". In the General tab displays basic information about the file, including, and creation date. To change this setting by standard means of Windows will not work, but you can use non-standard methods. Double click on the clock in the system tray (lower right corner of the screen) and set the date and time to which you want to change the actual data file.

Open the file with a suitable editor (for text files, perfect Word, for graphic – Paint or Photoshop) and save it under your name. Now in the properties file will reflect the desired creation date.

You can use third party programs to change file attributes, e.g. file Manager Total Commander. Start TC and in Explorer locate the file whose information you want to change.

In the menu "File" click on "Change attributes" and in the new window, check the box next to "Change date/time". Then check the box "Use plugins". In the "Plug-in" must be the value of tc. In the "Property" expand the dropdown list and choose the item "date of creation". In the Value field, enter the desired date and click OK.

For credibility adjustments, click Add attribute and in the properties list, select the "modification date". Enter a date later than creation date.

In this window you can disable editing of the file and make it hidden. To do this, tick the items "read-Only" and "Hidden".
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