Date modified changes

Discussion in 'Windows Media Player' started by e19, Nov 12, 2004.

  1. e19

    e19 Guest

    I upgraded to Media Player 10 and now anytime I touch a music file (burn,
    play, etc,...) the "date modified" changes to that date. I don't want this
    to change, I would like that date to stay as the date it was initially
    downloaded. The earlier version of Media Player didn't do this and neither
    does Music Match.
     
    e19, Nov 12, 2004
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  2. e19

    Losing Data Guest

    Woo. Top posting.

    I see the same behavior. Have gone under tools->options and deselected
    everything that would seem to indicate that media player will be modifying my
    files and it still changes the modified date. My music is stored in a single
    flat directory and the modified date is very useful to keep music associated
    in time. Ie. songs that I heard on the radio and listened to during the same
    period of time are near each other in the folder since it's sorted by date
    modified. Except now media player is destroying that.

    I realize that saying media player is destroying data is maybe a little
    harsh, but it is. Prior to media player screwing this up, I could go to my
    collection and say "what was that one song i used to listen to? I heard it
    all the time on the radio when I heard this other song." Now I can't do that.
     
    Losing Data, Feb 27, 2005
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  3. e19

    Losing Data Guest

    This is, of course, as viewed in explorer, not as viewed in media player.
     
    Losing Data, Feb 27, 2005
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