[windows2000] File Renaming Utility

  • From: "Steve Rance" <Steve.Rance@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2009 10:28:50 -0000


I have thousands of folders that I need to rename, the current format of
the folders are "Number - Description", and I wish to remove the "-
Description" part.  For example;

        1 - Description
        1000 - Description
        10000 - Description

I have been looking at loads of rename utilties and I can't find one
where I can say delete the - and everything after it.  Because the
numbers are between 1 and 5 characters in length I can't crop at a fixed

Is anyone aware of any utilities or scripts that would allow me to
achieve this.

Thanks for any help.

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