With Vista, in Windows Explorer, you can customize each folder to show
whatever info you want.
Right-click on a column header, and select "More..."
You may find a field that will let you see what you want.
"Shaun" <Shaun@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> I am a big Torrent downloader who since switching from XP to Vista
> has noticed that Vista does not seem to record the date on which a file
> All of the XP downloaded files I archived onto data DVDs show the date
> were downloaded (the "date modified" field) when I bring up a detailed
> directory listing, even when I use one of these DVDs on my Vista machine.
> However, the Vista downloaded files have a "date taken" instead of a "date
> modified" field and for some reason this is blank. The same problem seems
> occur with any video footage that I download from the internet.
> When I try to display a directory listing by order of date downloaded,
> doesn't work, presumably because the files do not contain that
> Is there any way of changing this, preferably by default, so that I don't
> have to do something extra every time I download a file?