I first described the Filever.exe tool, from the Support Tools of the Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 operating system CD=ROM, in tip 4890 » How can I retrieve a files version in batch?
You can also obtain the Filever.exe tool from the Windows XP Service Pack 2 Support Tools.
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 913111 contains the following introduction:
This article describes how to use the Filever.exe tool to return detailed information about a file. This information includes the following:
|• The platform on which the file runs|
|• The version of the file|
|• The attributes of the file|
|• The file type|
|• The language of the file|
|• Whether the file is a shipping type or a debug type|
|• The file size|
|• The date that the file was created|
|• The path of the file|