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How to rename many folders on a network drive

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I have a network drive that contains a folder.
Under that folder I have over 2600 subfolders
Under the 2600 subfolders I have another 6000 subfolders

I would like to rename them all with out spaces or any special characters.
I would like to replace the spaces with a - (dash)

Not sure what to do with the special characters example ' (Apostrophe)

This is a Windows 7  Pro and the drive is an USB drive known as M:
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have you tried this software?:
http://www.bulkrenameutility.co.uk/Main_Intro.php

should be freeware

Hope this helps,

Gilad
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Gilad

Works great thanks
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