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Is it possible to write extended properties to a file?

I know how to get properties via shell.application getdetailsof


The root problem is outlooks msg files "from address", "date received"... are blank in explorer. The scenario I need to solve is some some people save msg files from their outlook. However it does not update the msg file properties from the emails header. They would like the files to be sortable by the header details in explorer.


My goal is to monitor their repository, when a new msg file is added, it reads the header, and adds the data to the files extended  properties.

When I Google for a script that does this already, I am coming up empty. Maybe I am using the wrong terminology?

Edited by DicatoroftheUSA
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