How do I rename a file on my Windows system?

To rename a file on a Windows system, you can use either the File Explorer or the Command Prompt.

Using File Explorer
1. Launch File Explorer by pressing the Windows key + E on your keyboard. Alternatively, you can access it from the Start Menu.
2. Navigate to the location of the file you want to rename.
3. Right-click on the file and select Rename, then type in the new file name and press Enter.

Using Command Prompt
1. Press the Windows key and search for “Command Prompt.”
2. Right-click on Command Prompt and select Run as administrator, if available.
3. Type the following command, replacing “” with the file name:ren
4. Press Enter to execute the command.

• You can rename multiple files at once in File Explorer by selecting them all and following the same steps as above.
• If you’re renaming a file that has a different file extension, make sure that the new filename includes the correct extension.
• If you’re using the Command Prompt to rename a file, make sure you specify the full file path, including the drive and directory.
• Renamed files might not work correctly in some applications, so be careful when renaming files that are used by programs.