Changing File Creation & Modification Dates with Powershell in Windows

Changing file creation and modification dates using Powershell in Windows. Open powershell (c:\Windows\system32\Windowspowershell\v1.0\powershell.exe) Change to directory containing files needing modification using (chdir) command and issue the following commands for each file that you’re needing to change: $(Get-Item ‘file-name-including-extenstion’).creationtime=$(Get-Date “mm/dd/yyyy hh:mm:ss pm”) $(Get-Item ‘file-name-including-extenstion’).lastwritetime=$(Get-Date “mm/dd/yyyy hh:mm:ss pm”) And if neccessary, change last access time: $(Get-Item ‘file-name-including-extenstion’).lastaccesstime=$(Get-Date… Continue reading Changing File Creation & Modification Dates with Powershell in Windows

How to Configure Sendmail to Relay Through Gmail on Debian Linux 10 (Buster)

This is a guide is for installing, setting up, and configuring sendmail to relay messages through Gmail or a Google Apps account. Upon successful completion you’ll be able to send email from your bash scripts, hosted website, or from the command line using the mail command. You can also use this for sending notifications of… Continue reading How to Configure Sendmail to Relay Through Gmail on Debian Linux 10 (Buster)

Parkland Florida High School Mass Shooting

To stop shootings, you have to have an armed populace that is trained and willing to respond / stand their ground. #BanGunFreeZones criminals don’t follow the rules. #ArmTeachers who are willing and capable, or hire a Veteran for security. Law abiding citizens support the 2A and carry every day! #CCW #ConstitutionalCarry  #Pro2A #NotOnMyWatch #IamTheShepherd #OurHeartsAndPrayersAreWithParklandFlorida

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Starman – A New Hi-tech Cultural Icon

SpaceX just launched a Tesla and its space-suited mannequin pilot appropriately named “Starman” into orbit around the sun. They’re off first to visit Mars and then on their way to cruise the solar system.

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Pestilent Smartphone Netizens

Those of you who know me understand that I sometimes get an impulsive urge to write about something that is happening in my life and then actually make the time to do it. Here lately smartphones have become somewhat of a contention point for me. Not my phone, but those of other people, including some… Continue reading Pestilent Smartphone Netizens

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