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How do I use cmd to change all files in all subfolders?

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by Pistol Slap, Jun 25, 2017.

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  1. Pistol Slap

    Pistol Slap Thread Starter

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    I know that I can easily change the filetype of all files within a Windows folder by opening an elevated command prompt within that folder and typing "ren * *.jpg" or whatever other filetype I want to change it to, but how can I modify this command so that it renames all files in the current folder, but ALSO, in all subfolders?
     
  2. ChuckTin

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    Have you looked at the help for the "REN" command?
    And you could use Bulk Rename Utility.

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