troubleshooting Question

Mass rename SQL tables

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Scott FellFlag for United States of America asked on
Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server 2005Microsoft SQL Server 2008
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I have inherited a db with tables named like

dbo.xyz_aaaa
dbo.xyz_bbb
dbo.abc_cccc
dbo.abc_dddd
dbo.eeee
dbo.ffff

Everything to the right of the underscore is unique and I want to end up with

dbo.aaaa
dbo.bbb
dbo.cccc
dbo.dddd
dbo.eeee
dbo.ffff

Is there a way to use sql server to mass update dbo.xyz_aaaa to dbo.aaaa including any  Views or Stored procedures.   Or do I just use the generate scripts function, use the editor to do to a find and replace, then recreate?
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