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Discovering newly created files

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Does anyone know how to discover when windows creates a new file on disc. I know that there is such a Windows message, from which the files name and path can be extracted, but I can't remember what is is called. I'm using Delphi on this, so a "Delphi trick" would work as well. Anyone? Johan

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You can use FindFirstChangeNotification(). If you know the file system will be NTFS, look into Change journals.

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