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Append file extension MAC applescript

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We are migrating 280,000 MAC files from a Novell 6.5 file server to a Windows 2008 file server. Test migrations have shown that files loose their application association when a MAC file with no file extension is moved to Windows.  The files are labeled "Unix Executable File".

I have heard about a standard applescript that will batch append file extensions or add an extension when a file is dropped on it.  I have no idea how to locate this applescript on the MAC.  We are running OS 10.4; 10.5; and 10.6.

Please help me identify the applescript and if need be how to use it.

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Here are a few resources that have Applescript solutions to adding file extensions:

http://techierambles.blogspot.com/2009/03/applescript-to-automatically-add-file.html
http://macosx.com/forums/mac-os-x-system-mac-software/13608-applescript-batch-add-file-extension.html

Here is an application designed for bulk renaming, which could be used for file extensions:

http://wfco.de/macosx/Renamer4Mac
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