How to rename multiple files in a folder

It is a simple and very useful for anyone who needs to rename more files are a folderWithout having to take the "hand" each file separately.

Rename multiple files simultaneously.

1. Go to the folder where files are stored.

2. Select the files you want to rename (“CTRL + A ”- select all files /“CTRL+ left-click on files ”- select only certain files in the folder)

3. After you have selected files click F2 and edit new name the file.

4. press "Enter". You will notice that all the selected files will be renamed.

Because operating systems can not have two files with the same name in a folder for each file will automatically add a number to the end of the new name. For example: you 10 pictures with different names and want to put their name "stealth settings". After renaming name pictures will be of the form: stealth settings (01), stealth settings (02), stealth settings (03), etc.

If you accidentally rename other files than you want, use the key combination CTRL+ Z. The files will return to their previous names.

This method applies to all distributions operating systems Windows XP si Windows Vista.

How to rename multiple files in a folder

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