When you download photos from your digital camera, they often have
unrecognizable names. You can rename several similar files at once with
the following procedure. This also works for renaming other types of
1.Open the My Pictures folder. (Click Start, and then click My Pictures.)
Or open another folder containing files that you want to rename.
2.Select the files you want to rename. If the files you want are not
adjacent in the file list, press and hold CTRL, and then click each item
to select it.
3.On the File menu, click Rename.
4.Type the new name, and then press ENTER.
All of the files in the series will be named in sequence using the new
name you type. For example, if you type Birthday, the first will be named
Birthday and subsequent files in the series will be named Birthday (1),
Birthday (2), and so on. To specify the starting number for the series,
type the starting number in parentheses after the new file name. The files
in the series will be numbered in sequence starting with the number you
type. For example, if you type Birthday (10), the other files will be
named Birthday (11), Birthday (12), and so on.