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THE Rename 2.1.6

What is THE Rename?  (from Hervé Thouzard)

THE Rename 2.0e is a freeware program designed to help you to rename files and folders en masse with a number of possibilities and options.


THE Rename 2.1.6 is a program developed by Hervé Thouzard. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 3.01 MB (3,157,851 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 40% of users of THE Rename come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.herve-thouzard.com/therename.phtml
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\the rename
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\THE Rename\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by THE Rename 2.1.6

  • rename.exe - THE Rename (Give you the possibility to rename files with many options)
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Uninstaller)
  • MSVBVM50.DLL (by Microsoft) - Visual Basic (Visual Basic Virtual Machine)
  • DBGWPROC.DLL (by Microsoft) - Visual Basic Dbgwproc.dll (Debug Object for AddressOf Subclassing)

How do I remove THE Rename?

You can uninstall THE Rename from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program THE Rename 2.1.6, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove THE Rename.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.79%
Windows 10 23.81%
Windows XP 16.67%
Windows Vista 7.74%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.89%
Windows 7 Professional 16.87%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.27%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.84%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.63%
Windows 10 Home 6.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.58% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.58%
  France 31.77%
  Canada 6.25%
  Germany 4.17%
  Netherlands 3.65%
  United Kingdom 3.13%
  Belgium 2.08%
  Australia 1.56%
  Switzerland 1.04%
  Argentina 1.04%
  Italy 1.04%
  Hong Kong 0.52%
  MA 0.52%
  MQ 0.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.04%
Hewlett-Packard 18.69%
Acer 12.15%
ASUS 10.28%
Toshiba 7.48%
American Megatrends 6.54%
Sahara 2.80%
Intel 1.87%
Medion 1.87%
Samsung 1.87%
Apple 0.93%
Common models
ASUS All Series 2.91%
Acer Veriton L4620G 1.94%
ASUSTeK N73SV 1.94%
Dell Vostro1710 1.94%
Dell Vostro 460 1.94%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 1.94%


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