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dosSetFileTime(string FileName, string Info, string Time)

Sets the creation, last modification or last accessed time of the file, folder or drive specified by FileName, to the time specified by Time.

Parameters :

FileName : A string specifying the drive, location and name of the file to search for using a pathname. For example, "C:\Docs\MyDoc.txt" on Windows or "My Mac:Docs:My Doc" on MacOS. On MacOS only, FileName may also be a folder or drive. On Windows, all files and folders in the pathname may be specified by their Windows name or MS-DOS name. 

info : A string specifying whether to set the creation, last modification or last accessed time. This parameter is case insensitive.

Possible Values For Windows And MacOS :

"Created" : Sets the file, folder or drive creation time.
"Modified" : Sets the file, folder or drive last modification time.

Possible Value For Windows Only :

"Last Accessed" : Sets the file last accessed time.

Time : A string specifying the new file, folder or drive time. The format of the string is "hour:minute:second" on a 24 hour hour clock, for example, 4:34:22 PM would correspond to "16:34:22".

Return Value : An integer indicating whether the method succeeded or failed. A value of 1 indicates that the method succeeded. A value of 0 indicates the method failed, in which case dosGetLastError() should be called to determine the cause of the error. 

Possible Returned Error Codes via dosGetLastError() :
10002 : Invalid value for parameter 2. 
10003 : Invalid value for parameter 3. 
10010 : Invalid hour value specified in Time
10011 : Invalid minute value specified in Time
10012 : Invalid second value specified in Time
10014 : File expected, a reference to a drive or folder was given on Windows. 
10016 : File not found. 

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