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how to change .exe name?

I want to change ''magic.exe'' to  ''mytool.exe'' , i rename the .exe but in processes does not change,keep the same name, what to do?
thank you!
maurice cristen
maurice cristen
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The exe's name would not change the image name.
Check to see whether there is a prefetch magic.ee.pf

Double check whose name you are changing.
Nadir Van ThielenDHL Commented:
You can try to use advanced security security setting and lock the fill name.
you can find it in advanced security settings under property tab
RaminTechnical AdvisorCommented:
You cannot change "magic" to "mytool"  in processes name ,  but you can change "magic" to any 5 character like "mytoo"

You need a free Hex editor to do that. open your ''magic.exe''  in that editor. find 'magic and replace it with another 5 character, save and exit.

*  even one more space or even an additional character will make your file unusable.

Note: create a copy of your file before editing,

Hex Editor:
maurice cristenAuthor Commented:
thank you
RaminTechnical AdvisorCommented:
You're very Welcome.
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