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Select full file name when renaming on Windows 7

I am referring to the Windows 7 F2 keypress behavior that occurs when the focus is set to a file in Windows Explorer. I would like to change its behavior back to the XP model of selecting the entire file name including the file extension. Thanks.

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marked as duplicate by ChrisF, BinaryMisfit Jan 7 '11 at 16:10

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The direct contrary: Renaming files using F2 on Windows XP –  Mehper C. Palavuzlar Oct 19 '10 at 17:26

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If you are just looking to copy the filename after pressing F2 you could check out CopyFilenames

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No, I am not, thanks. I have dozens of macros I wrote in XP that expect an F2 to highlight the entire file name and extension so the extension can be analyzed and choices made accordingly. I'd rather not re-write them is all. –  user52824 Oct 21 '10 at 15:49

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