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Windows 7's showing "Date" in a folder can cause confusions and what can be done about it?

Windows 7's showing "Date" in a folder can cause confusions and what can be done about it?

I found that Windows 7 uses "Date" instead of "Date modified" in some folders, such as the "Pictures" folder.

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Guest [Entry]

"Not quite one step, but if you go into Details view you can right click on the header and get a context menu.

By default ""Date"" is checked, but ""Date Created"" and ""Date Modified"" are present but unchecked. So uncheck ""Date"" and check ""Date Modified"".

This will apply to all the pictures folders.

I think the ""Date"" as ""Date Created"" only applies to the Pictures library. My Documents library has ""Date Modified"". Perhaps the thinking is that most users won't be editing their photos so sorting by date modified would be the same as date created. However, as I don't work for Microsoft that's pure speculation."