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Mass Renaming Error (undo Possible)


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#1 Giant9

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Posted 12 July 2008 - 01:49 AM

I've accidentally renamed a large number (approx. 125 .doc files) of documents as the same thing, and I can't find an easy way of undoing it. I managed to revert about 25 back to their original state, but the ctrl-z function only worked that far. So I have 100 files with the same name and numbers in brackets beside them. Is there a good way of reverting these files back to their original state?

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Posted 12 July 2008 - 03:32 AM

Have you tried to do a system restore to a time before you changed the files?
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Posted 12 July 2008 - 03:40 AM

Unfortunately, System Restore doesn't monitor personal files like word documents, e-mails, or photos. :thumbsup:

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Posted 12 July 2008 - 08:14 AM

Well...those numbers are used to differentiate the docs. The only thing that I can suggest is to inspect each and then rename each, individually.

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