How Can I See File Last Opened Within Folder?

benbon 1 Reputation point

When I open a folder, ALL files inside have exactly the same 'Last Accessed' time and date. I want to know only a specific file's Last opened time or date so I can sort them in order that I opened them over the past year. As far as I can see, there is no way to do this. I recall some years ago there was a 'Last Opened' column and it did allow this. How can I do this now? This is a very important function I need to sort hundreds of documents for my business at once. I can do this very easily on my Mac. Surely, Windows can do the same and I'm just missing it?

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  1. Dillon Silzer 54,931 Reputation points

    Hi @benbon

    You can do this easily with PowerShell:

    1) Go to Start Menu > Open PowerShell

    2) Type:

    Get-ChildItem "c:\Users\username\Documents\foldername" -File | select name, *time | export-csv -Path "C:\folderinfo.csv"

    3) Check your C:\ and there will be a file called folderinfo.csv and it will look like:


    If this is helpful please accept answer.