Rename a Folder Using the Ribbon in File Explorer
- Press WINDOWS+E to open File Explorer, then locate the folder or file you want to rename.
- Press ALT+H to access the Home tab on the ribbon, then R to execute the Rename command. If you are renaming a folder, the entire folder name is selected. If you are renaming a file, the name of the file is selected but the file extension, if visible, is not selected.
- Type a new name, or edit the existing one as you would in an edit box or document.
- Press ENTER to save the new name and exit edit mode. Focus will return to your folders and files list.
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