Windows 10: Bulk Folder Renaming

Discus and support Bulk Folder Renaming in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; Is there a command or program I can use to rename multiple folders at once by entering the locations? Example: From: C:\abcd\Folder C:\efgh\Folder... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/theblake1980, Oct 9, 2020.

  1. Bulk Folder Renaming


    Is there a command or program I can use to rename multiple folders at once by entering the locations? Example:

    From:
    C:\abcd\Folder

    C:\efgh\Folder

    C:\ijkl\Folder



    To:

    C:\abcd\abcd

    C:\efgh\efgh

    C:\ijkl\ijkl

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    /u/theblake1980, Oct 9, 2020
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  2. files and folders "renaming music folder to audio"

    Hello,

    Thank you for posting the query on Microsoft Community. I am glad to assist you on this.

    • Are you facing any issues in renaming folder?
    • When you say, "music folder does not apply anymore as a primary designation" what exactly are you referring to?
    Follow the steps below to rename folder:

    • Right click on a folder which you want to rename.
    • Select Rename and enter new name for it.
    Hope this helps. Kindly get back to us with the above details to assist you further.

    Thank You.
     
    ThofikhAhamad, Oct 9, 2020
    #2
  3. Can't rename folder.

    Hi Howard,

    It is possible that the difficulty renaming your folder is due to access/account limitation or a recent change was made on your computer. For better assistance, please answer the following questions:

    • Are you getting an error message when trying to rename the folder?
    • What troubleshooting steps have you tried?
    • Can you send us a screenshot of the "Public" folders?

    We will be waiting for your response.
     
    Dennis Mop, Oct 9, 2020
    #3
  4. Bulk Folder Renaming

    Renaming the users folders

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    You are trying to rename the User folder, which can’t be done through the File explorer. Whatever user name you use of your User account, user account folder will have same name. You can rename the Subfolder of the User account folder but not User
    account folder.

    If you want rename the User account folder, change user account name using the suggestion

    Lets’ refer to these steps to rename the User account and check if that helps.

    • Press Windows and X keys together.
    • Click on Control Panel, click on User Accounts.
    • Click on User account, then click on “Change your account name
    • If it’s prompting for password please enter and click on Yes. If you do not have password click on
      Yes.
    • Enter the new user name.
    • Click on change name.


    Reference link for more information.

    Windows 8 User Folder Rename.

    Windows 8 User Folder Rename



    Please do let us know if you need further help.
     
    Mohammed Yaseer, Oct 9, 2020
    #4
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