How do you change file name extension in File/Dir Explorer?

Discussion in 'Windows Vista General Discussion' started by maruk2, Feb 17, 2007.

  1. maruk2

    maruk2 Guest

    It was the same issue with File/Dir Explorer in XP and now the same in
    How do you change the 3-letter file name extension for any file?
    In XP, I used to run command window and do it manually from command
    How do you access command window in Vista anyway?
    maruk2, Feb 17, 2007
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  2. Folder Options -> 'View' tab -> uncheck 'Hide extensions for known file

    Then the extension can be changed like any other rename.
    Start Menu -> 'Start Search' box -> type 'comm' and it should be your only
    Keith Miller MVP, Feb 17, 2007
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  3. maruk2

    Dale Guest

    Or 'cmd' and save a keystroke.

    Dale, Feb 17, 2007
  4. All the really cool people already have it pinned to the start menu ;-)
    Keith Miller MVP, Feb 17, 2007
  5. maruk2

    Scott Guest

    And the absolute coolest also have a QuickLanuch shortcut. :)
    Scott, Feb 18, 2007
  6. maruk2

    Dale Guest

    First thing I do when I install a new OS.

    Dale, Feb 18, 2007
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