Recursive Rename to remove special characters

Jason Kidman
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Anyone have a good solution to rename recursively all the files in a directory tree that begin in _ or contain ()!$% etc?  I am trying to start a massive FTP upload but it fails due to the names.  I have already used CMD to recursively remove temp files and such but the ren command doesn't work recursively.
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Is this a one time clean up, or will you need to do it over and over again?  If one time I use this utility for a wide range of file renaming situations.  Much easier than remembering DOS / BAT commands and dealing with their lack of ability to handle certain special characters...

Introduction - Bulk Rename Utility


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Yes its a one-time deal.  This seems to be doing the trick.  Thanks!
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Welcome, glad that helped.


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