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Rename

An internal DOS/Windows command that changes the name of files and folders. Rename and Ren are two forms of the command. To change from ABC.DOC to XYZ.DOC, type:
rename file.abc file.xyz

   or

   ren file.abc file.xyz


RENAME A FOLDER
Folders can be renamed from one level higher or from somewhere else. If ROCK1 is a subfolder in MUSIC, it can be renamed ROCK2, as follows:
  C:\MUSIC>rename rock1 rock2
  C:\WORK>rename \music\rock1 rock2


MAKE EXTENSIONS UNIFORM
If there is a mix of upper and lower case extensions, the Rename command can make them the same. To make all GIFs upper case GIF, type:
rename *.gif *.GIF
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