Understanding where ‘creation time’, ‘accessed time’ , ‘modified time’, etc are saved in a file in Windows

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This is part of my job and spent over a week understanding the timestamps.

I could open a file in hex editor. But I cannot understand where the timestamps are stored.

Request anyone to help me, I am totally stuck in understanding it.

Answer

These information are not stored in the file itself, hence you can’t find them inside.
Those information are metadata, that are stored in respective datastructures of the underlying file-system, which is for your windows probably NTFS.

To access these meta-data you can use CLI tools from Windows