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Powershell script to rename files in subdirectory's

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I am looking for a Powershell script to rename files in subdirectory's.

For example:

\test1\file1
\test2\file1
\test3\file1

The 3 files in the 3 directory's should be renamed to file2 so after executing the script

\test1\file2
\test2\file2
\test3\file2

I want to run this .ps1 scriptfile from the commandline with parameters originalfilename and newfilename
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you can use the ren command in a batch file like this (ren PATH\FILENAME PATH|FILENAME ) and repeat this command in the pathfile as long as your filenames
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Have a look here for sample PowerShell scripts:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/scripts/msh/default.mspx?mfr=true

and, you can basically use the code from here:
http://geekswithblogs.net/tmurphy/archive/2007/07/18/Renaming-Groups-of-Files-With-PowerShell.aspx

which shows the use of input parameters.

I can help you complete that later if needed....

Regards,

Rob.
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