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What is rename.exe?

Rename.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if rename.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.


Rename.exe file information

The process known as Rename or Give you the possibility to rename files with many options belongs to software THE Rename by Texas Instruments (www.ti.com) or Hervé Thouzard.

Description: Rename.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file rename.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows. The file size on Windows 7/XP is 121,144 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/rename.exe.html 
The program has a visible window. There is no description of the program. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Runonce, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce). It is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 26% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

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If rename.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 4% dangerous. The file size is 2,297,856 bytes. The program has a visible window. The process can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. The rename.exe file is not a Windows core file.
If you are having problems with rename.exe, you can also completely remove THE Rename (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).

If rename.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows, the security rating is 26% dangerous. The file size is 121,139 bytes. The program has a visible window. There is no information about the author of the file. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Runonce, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce). Rename.exe is not a Windows core file.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as rename.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the rename.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.



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rename.exe is part of .NET framework developed by Microsoft
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Summary: Average user rating of rename.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment.
One user thinks rename.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.


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