Set File Date/Time

Posted On 2017-08-20 by BlackBeltVB
Tags: VB6 Files and I/O 
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How to set a file's Date and Time from within your Visual Basic program.

set file date and time demo

Special Instructions

Uses the following API functions:

  • CloseHandle
  • GetFileTime
  • FileTimeToSystemTime
  • OpenFile
  • SetFileTime
  • SystemTimeToFileTime


This code originally appeared on, and has been republished here with the permission of Matt Hart.

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