Type: Internal (1.0 and later)
RENAME (REN) [d:][path]filename filename
Purpose: Changes the filename under which a file is stored.
RENAME changes the name of the first filename you enter to the second filename you
enter. If you enter a path designation for the first filename, the renamed file will be
stored on that same path.
Wildcard characters (* or ?) may be used with either the first or second filename designation.
To change the name of the file SALES.TXT on drive A to NEWSALES.TXT on drive A, enter
ren a:sales.txt newsales.txt
To change the filename extensions to TXT on all files on drive B that have SAL as the first three characters of the main filename, enter
ren b:sal*.* sal*.txt