How to Rename Multiple Files in Windows


How to Rename Multiple Files with Windows Explorer
  1. Start Windows Explorer. To do so, click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, and then click Windows Explorer.
  2. Select multiple files in a folder. …
  3. After you select the files, press F2.
  4. Type the new name, and then press ENTER.
How do you rename multiple files at once?
Rename multiple files at once
  1. Open File Explorer.
  2. Browse to the folder with the files to change their names.
  3. Click the View tab.
  4. Select the Details view. Source: Windows Central.
  5. Click the Home tab.
  6. Click the Select all button. …
  7. Click the Rename button from the “Home” tab.
  8. Type the new file name and press Enter.


How do I rename a long file in Windows 10?
  1. open command prompt and find the directory with the file.
  2. type dir /X.
  3. this command will show the short 8+3 names followed by long names.
  4. find the file you want to rename and use command. rename “shortname” “newname”
  5. “shortname” is 8+3 name and “newname” is name you want to rename to.