3 Ways to Rename Entire Files, Number 1 Easiest!

3 Ways to Rename Entire Files, Number 1 Easiest!

Geekers - The number of files on the computer makes you confused in the search. Moreover, the files are organized without grouping them into folders or giving arbitrary file names. The search process will take longer and will certainly waste time.


If you have saved the file anywhere, you should change the name so you don't have any more trouble finding it. Here you don't need to use the manual way to change some of these files.



How to rename a lot of files in a short time? Luckily, Windows has several ways you can rename the entire file without additional software.


3 Ways to Rename Entire Files


Here are 3 ways that can be used to rename the file as a whole by taking advantage of the features in Windows.


1. Via Windows Explorer


The first way is arguably the easiest. Why? You just need to open the file to be renamed via Windows Explorer.



1. Block all files to be renamed. Then, right click on your mouse, select rename.


How to Rename the Entire File How to Rename the Entire File


2. Next, rename the file according to what you want.


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3. The file has been renamed entirely.


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2. Via Powershell


Powershell is a Windows 10 default application that is similar to CMD (Command Prompt). Here you only need 2 commands, namely Dir and Rename -Item.



For more details, consider the image below.


1. Go to the directory, where you saved the file you want to rename. Then, enter this command: Dir | Rename-Item -NewName{$_.Name -replace “old_filename”, “new_filename.”}Â After that, don't forget to enter.


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2. The file has been renamed entirely. The result is like the image below.


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3. Via Command Prompt (CMD)


Using CMD, you can rename files with the rename or ren commands. Then, you can use the * sign to match file names without getting confused with different file names. However, the command prompt can change file types such as .jpg to .png. Watch the method below.


1. Open cmd on your laptop. Then, enter the directory where your file is located. Write the command ren *.jpg *.png in the cmd. Don't forget to press Enter.


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2. The file has been renamed entirely. The result is like the image below.


How to Rename the Entire File How to Rename the Entire File


How, easy right? Now you don't have to worry about renaming the entire file. You can change the file by applying the methods above. This can make it easier for you to search for files. Thank you and hope it is useful!



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